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Why I Keep the Sabbath

I didn't get serious about Sabbath until I became a parent. But it wasn’t like I had somehow grown more wise or spiritual as a new mom, or even because I wanted to set a good example for my daughter. No, I did it because I wasn’t getting enough sleep. Ever. Suddenly, Sabbath seemed like a rather fine idea.

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Requiem, and New Light

I am deeply sad and expect to be for months, if not years. But today I return to blogging because one of the ways I can honor my mother is by continuing to write.