Botox and Sabbath: The Migraine Body and Soul Cure

Botox and Sabbath: The Migraine Body and Soul Cure

Every three months, I receive 32 injections of botulinum toxin. Starting at the base of my neck, my neurologist moves quickly through the shots, inching up my scalp, and finally landing at my forehead. It takes no more than six minutes, but by the time 

Getting Ready for Sabbath (Guest Post by Beth Kissileff)

Getting Ready for Sabbath (Guest Post by Beth Kissileff)

The things I am not doing while I am writing  this include turning on all the lights in my house I want lit so I can use them in the next 25 hours, filling up one electric pot of hot water and plugging it in 

Confessions of a Failed Sabbath Keeper (Guest Post by Michael Williams)

Confessions of a Failed Sabbath Keeper (Guest Post by Michael Williams)

Oh, I know a little something about sabbath. I have been in the process of learning about it from various sources almost all my life. When I was a child there were “blue laws” in the community where I grew up, which meant that stores 

Finding Sabbath – The Hard Way (Guest Post by John Van Sloten)

Finding Sabbath – The Hard Way (Guest Post by John Van Sloten)

What do I do, #ForSabbathsSake? Apparently I burn out and learn my lesson the hard way. I remember reading a pastoral burnout study a few years back and thinking that it was too bad that those leaders couldn’t keep their lives in balance. At the 

Sabbath for the Stay-Home Parent (Guest Post by Lee Ann M. Pomrenke)

Sabbath for the Stay-Home Parent (Guest Post by Lee Ann M. Pomrenke)

The children are asleep; this is my sabbath. My rhythms are different now that I am a full-time-at-home mom for awhile. I cannot wait for a day of sabbath at the end/beginning of a week. I need it every day, twice a day, actually. Nap 

Keeping Sabbath to Keep Balance Through Changing Seasons of Life (Guest Post by Missy Buchanan)

Keeping Sabbath to Keep Balance Through Changing Seasons of Life (Guest Post by Missy Buchanan)

When my children were growing up, Sundays seemed to be the busiest day of the week for me.  My husband and I hustled three kids out of the house and into the family van to get to church on time. On most Sunday mornings, I