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|Publisher:||Baker Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)|
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Table of Contents
Foreword Mark Buchanan 11
1 Baby Steps 31
Small pauses, less guilt, and practical preparation make rhythms of rest doable.
2 Questions and One - Word Answers 39
God is creative, and the way we rest can be creative too.
3 Prayers and Epistles 51
Sabbath is not a solitary endeavor. Rest revives the soul for greater attentiveness, not just for you but for others.
4 Dispelling Myths 67
Sabbath, is not something we earn but a free gift we choose.
5 From How to Who 83
Push past resistance for rest and become a person of influence who changes the world.
6 Stop or Be Forced to Stop 99
How to become a confident, unanxious presence in the midst of turmoil and interruptions.
7 Watch for the Arrows 119
Recognize the everyday signposts from God revealing you are worthy of rest.
8 Extravagant Wastefulness 133
Maximize the restorative power of play and the indispensible usefulenss of idleness, silence, and daydreaming.
9 Uncertainty: Rest and Love Are Connected 147
Identify when the fear of uncertainty sabotages rest; where hustle may be communicating a subversive message that you are unlovable.
10 Preparation Is Everything 165
Envisioning time limitations and resetting boundaries as God's highest intention, with practical-tips on preparing for Sabbath.
11 L'Chaim! To Life! 181
Ideas for making Sabbath celebratory in the spirit of ease and togetherness.
12 Wings of Rescue 198
Stop striving. Stop doing. Stop trying to rest. We must learn to wait in order to receive the riches in rest.
Practical Prompts for Sabbath Pauses 205