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The Holiday of the Mind

The Holiday of the Mind

  And [Jesus] said to them, “Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” For there were many coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat. — Mark 6:31 *** When was the last time you walked outside as the sun was setting and just meditated on

Retreat!

“I want honey in my tea. And a lemon slice too! Oh, and can I use great-grandma’s teacup, pretty please? I’ll be super careful. Pinky promise!”, my then five-year-old daughter sweetly begged. We were enjoying our afternoon mother-daughter ritual while her two baby brothers napped. Each day we pulled out china teacups and saucers from

God’s Words of Life on Rest

Devotional Thought on Rest Are you exhausted today? Are you taking pills for energy to get through the day? Or are you on a nervous high and need something to slow you down? Perhaps what your body is really crying for is rest. Is there rest for anyone in this tension-filled world? As the disciples

Don’t Retire From Life

Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest. – Mark 6:31 Don’t resent growing old. Many are denied the privilege. – Unknown I recall the story about a couple yearning to retire after many grueling years of work. Every year they had gone to the same isolated seaside town along the northwestern coast of the United States

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