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3 Simple Habits to Experience More Peace Every Day

By now most are aware of the massive amount of noise we consume on a regular basis. On average we spend nearly 2.5 hours per day on social media, watch 3.2 hours of video per day (only counting Netflix), and allow our thumbs to scroll roughly 52 miles (just about 2 marathons). More and more studies continue to show the negative impact screen time has on our mental health, physical health and ability (or lack thereof) to socialize with others. True as all of this may be, social media & “binge worthy” shows do a terrifyingly good job at keeping us hooked. While watching less Netflix and limiting time on TikTok sounds good in theory, we’ve come to enjoy the quick hits they give us....

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Why Should We Practice Sabbath?

Sabbath, as defined by the Oxford Dictionary, is “a day of religious observance and abstinence from work, kept by Jewish people from Friday evening to Saturday evening, and by most Christians on Sunday.”  So, why is it so important that we keep, honor, and practice Sabbath?  In order to properly answer and address this question, we must go back to the Old Testament.  1. God set the precedent for Sabbath rest One of the very first things we read when we open up the Hebrew Bible is God resting from his work after Creation.  “On the seventh day God had completed his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he...

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