I am fragile.
When I get out of my rhythms of being with God, I am dangerous. I make unwise decisions; I over-function; I cross boundaries; I fail to be present to those I love; I become anxious; I rush. In fact, the finding of God’s rhythms for my life, and living them, is a matter of life and death – for me and for those I serve.
And I am not alone. We are all fragile.
This podcast is an invitation to get deeply anchored by deliberately structuring your life in ancient spiritual practices that have stood the test of time. In particular, I focus on the revolutionary practice of Sabbath-keeping and God’s invitation for us to stop and rest for a 24-hour period each week.
This inevitably leads to many new insights about God and ourselves. As one person wrote: “Tell me one thing that is productive or efficient about it? The Sabbath is a complete waste of time. It is also the best use of time. I relinquish my delusional control over life and circumstances and relationships, and I trust God to take care of it all. And for that, I welcome this waste of time.”
Enough said. Let me invite you now to prayerfully listen to Part 2 of my podcast on this great theme: