Sabbath Time

Ephods and Pomegranates Handwovens

get some rest

“Remember the sabbath day and keep it holy…for in six days the LORD made heaven
and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but rested the seventh day;
therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and consecrated it.”

As in most communities of faith, children in my generation of Sunday or Sabbath School were required to memorize the 10 commandments. When I succeeded, I was given a charm bracelet with each of those commandments stamped on one of ten tiny gold-plated pages. I still have it packed away in a box. And like most children (and many adults) I believed that the 10 commandments were a list of things to avoid doing. Don’t curse, don’t steal, don’t lie, don’t ignore God or disobey your parents. Even the fourth commandment seemed to me to be a rule against something. Don’t have fun on Sunday (even the grocery stores and…

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