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Sabbath

If we desire to come to know the God who chooses a resting place for ever, we also need to find our resting place, to identify that profound stillness at the very heart of our being. That is very difficult in our world where rest and stillness are hard to find and little valued – in our world where activity and doing are prized and rewarded.

-Br. Geoffrey Tristram, SSJE

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Sabbath-keeping is crucial to our life as Christians. In September, our offering “Brother, Give Us a Word” will begin taking a Sabbath on Sundays. We hope that this weekly pause in our messages will offer a gentle reminder to pause in your own life.

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