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The Importance of Time Off ©

I returned to work the first of July after a week off in Northern Virginia with our daughter, son-in-law, and two grandchildren. While the grandchildren (6 and 3-years-old respectively) left me exhausted, it was a good kind of exhaustion. For a ...

Summer Sabbath

[caption id="attachment_2280" align="alignleft" width="300"] from abqhomeblog.com[/caption] A good friend recently sent me a beautiful picture of a full moon appearing over the New Mexico Mountains. Attached was a comment about taking time to ...

An Inquiry on the Way to Taize

Saturday evening April 5th found Jolynn and me driving over to White’s Chapel UMC to participate in a special Taize “Pilgrimage of Trust” here in the northern part of Texas. Readers may well remember that the Central Texas Conference sponsored a ...

ENFORCED SABBATH

Last Wednesday I went to the hospital for arthroscopic surgery on my left knee. Dutifully I reported at 5:30 a.m. (Yes, despite my protestations that God is not awake at that hour, I still had to report at 5:30 a.m. for a 7:00 a.m. surgery.) Suffice ...