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“Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8). It’s Sunday, a day in which most of us will spend time with other believers and worship God together. It’s a day each week when our pace slows somewhat, even if someone has little or no religious connection. One definition of the word Sabbath is intermission. It’s an interlude, a pause, before we pick up our daily tasks and move into another week of work and activity. What is so important about Sabbath that God included it in the Ten Commandments? He didn’t suggest it; He commanded us to observe this…

“Be still and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible) The Message reads, “Step out of the traffic! Take a long, loving look at me, your High God, above politics, above everything” (Psalm 46:10). Being still is required to really know God. Prayer and meditation help us look up and away from the difficulties of life to the Heavens and exalt His wonderful name! Find time to step out of the busyness of life and reflect on…

“I will remember the works of the Lord: surely I will remember thy wonders of old” (Psalm 77:11). I have a terrible memory, “Mommy brain” is what it’s called now that I have a rambunctious three-year-old who doesn’t believe sleep is a necessity. I have to make a note of everything or else nothing would be accomplished! It is so easy to get caught up in the chaos that is everyday life, to never make a note to spend some time shut-in with God. How often we forget all the wonders He has done; the miracles He has performed, and…