The Sabbath Series: How to Not Screw Up Sabbath

For years, I screwed up Sabbath. I mean, I could not rest. Have you ever experienced that? Even on my days off, I had to be busy, I had to be doing things. If I didn’t “feel productive,” I was miserable. Even if it wasn’t a full day off, but it was supposed to beContinue reading “The Sabbath Series: How to Not Screw Up Sabbath”

The Sabbath Series: What is a Yearly Sabbath?

A yearly Sabbath is a series of celebrations, festivities, holidays, and/or vacations spaced adequately throughout the year. When you read the Old Testament, you hear about all these different festivities that the Israelites celebrated. Sure, they had their weekly Sabbath, but they also seemed to have these seasonal or yearly Sabbaths. Then, you look atContinue reading “The Sabbath Series: What is a Yearly Sabbath?”

The Sabbath Series: What is a Daily Sabbath?

A daily sabbath is a daily reset. It could be a nap, meditation, deep breathing, or a relaxing walk. This concept is not new to me. It has been passed down by the greats throughout history. (More on that later.) In this post, we’ll cover: Our Current State What Does Daily Sabbath Look Like? ExamplesContinue reading “The Sabbath Series: What is a Daily Sabbath?”

The Sabbath Series: Why We Need Sabbath

For years, I was in denial. My wife said I had a problem. My best friend alluded to the problem. My boss, the CEO of our company, even talked with me about my problem. The problem: I was a workaholic. In this series, we’re going to take a deep look at the concept of Sabbath.Continue reading “The Sabbath Series: Why We Need Sabbath”

Work. Relax. Repeat.

I think God made us to operate on cycles. One of these cycles is work, relax, repeat. For example, when using a computer, it’s best to take brief breaks from the screen. Every 10 minutes, look 10 feet away, for 10 seconds. For every hour of sitting, do five minutes of walking. For every sixContinue reading “Work. Relax. Repeat.”