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July...Sabbaths & Birthdays

I entered the month of July longing for a break from the constant day to day busyness that the previous months had held.  My decision was to make July a Sabbath knowing that like most of you, life doesn't just stop and allow you to rest.  So the plan was to only do what was absolutely necessary and to be intentional with creating space to be quiet. I'm want to be clear on how I was feeling in the hope of encouraging others who find themselves in the same situation.  I felt like I was sitting in the middle of a plate being spun round and round and because of the dizziness that it was causing, was not able to...

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Be still and know...

"Be still and know that I am God."  Psalm 46:10 Still / at Dictionary.com remaining in place or at rest; motionless; stationary: to stand still.   I've got to admit this being still thing can be an issue for me.   I can remember getting in trouble by my parents and teachers for not being still. I still struggle with it...not just being still physically, but being still in every way. I don't believe the verse in Psalms 46 is just talking about being physically still.  I think we all know you can be still physically but not be at rest and be all over the place in your heart and mind. When I was a young girl my mom would sometimes sit...

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