Sabbath Moments – Day by Day

25 08 2013

Joy of nine9 also wrote a beautiful story about cracked pots. While you’re on her blog, be sure to check out her many wonderful posts. She serves meat, potatoes and Living Water on a regular basis…follow her, you’ll see what I mean in no time. 🙂


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Sabbath moments are a way of taking time to rest in God, to enjoy God in silence or in nature. The word sabbath comes from a Hebrew word meaning “cease.” And that is what we need to do sometimes, cease our activity and live in the moment and breathe in God.
The only way we can encounter God is day by day, moment by moment, in the present. He is all in all, in everything, in everybody and everything and everybody is in Him.
Beauty will spring up  when I am open to the Holy Spirit, receiving  the water of His Spirit daily even though I leak like a cracked pot. I have put together two stories, one from the Desert Fathers and one poem about a Chinese woman carrying water in a cracked pot. The result is an analogy of the spiritual life.
A novice sought out a well-known…

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3 responses

25 08 2013
melanie jean juneau

you are so encouraging-God bless

25 08 2013

You make it easy to encourage…just following your example.

Have a wonder-filled week.

25 08 2013
melanie jean juneau

wonder-filled..lovely phrase

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