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Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives

Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives
Author: Wayne Muller
ISBN 13: 9780553380118
ISBN 10: 553380117
Edition: 1
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: 2000-09-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $16.00

In today's world, with its relentless emphasis on success and productivity, we have lost the necessary rhythm of life, the balance between work and rest. Constantly striving, we feel exhausted and deprived in the midst of great abundance. We long for time with friends and family, we long for a moment to ourselves.

Millennia ago, the tradition of Sabbath created an oasis of sacred time within a life of unceasing labor. Now, in a book that can heal our harried lives, Wayne Muller, author of the spiritual classic How, Then, Shall We Live?, shows us how to create a special time of rest, delight, and renewal—a refuge for our souls.

We need not even schedule an entire day each week. Sabbath time can be a Sabbath afternoon, a Sabbath hour, a Sabbath walk. With wonderful stories, poems, and suggestions for practice, Muller teaches us how we can use this time of sacred rest to refresh our bodies and minds, restore our creativity, and regain our birthright of inner happiness.