Tag: time management

A Sabbath Retreat…But Where? (Guest Post by Kate Rademacher)

A Sabbath Retreat…But Where? (Guest Post by Kate Rademacher)

After being honored to get a sneak peak of Dana Trent’s forthcoming book, For Sabbath’s Sake, I was inspired by her reflections on various approaches to observing the sabbath. In particular, I was struck by a practice that Vanna Fox, senior vice president of 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 

“Grab-and-Go Sabbath” (Guest Post by Rosalind C. Hughes)

“Grab-and-Go Sabbath” (Guest Post by Rosalind C. Hughes)

I practice a grab-and-go sabbath. I know: I’m doing it wrong. I need to read Dana’s book. My trouble is finding a rhythm. I tend towards disorder and chaos more than calendared routine. Time seems to be an elusive creature, refusing my attempts at domestication. 

Seeking Sabbath: The Struggle for the Necessary (Guest Post by Rev. J. Brad Mitchell)

Seeking Sabbath: The Struggle for the Necessary (Guest Post by Rev. J. Brad Mitchell)

Time escapes me…When will I ever catch up…I cannot afford a day off…Is sabbath really that important anyway?  These are thoughts which flood my mind as I sit down with my calendar to plan my sabbath rest.  Yes, I have to be intentional about sabbath. 

Three Ways to Get Yourself Out of Writer’s Block

Confession: I’m breaking the golden rule of blogging and social media writing, because this post is really about me. But, for all its apparent selfishness, this is a “physician heal thyself” message. I’m addressing my current creative struggles publicly because I’m guessing that you or 

What I Learned from Writing My First Book

After a four-month marathon of writing and editing, I have submitted the Saffron Cross interfaith marriage memoir manuscript to my editor, Jeannie Crawford-Lee of Upper Room Books. The first-time author journey was full of lessons. Here are a few: 1. Start early. The first chapter of Saffron Cross