Prepent Days 3+4: Pause To Be Present

How and when if at all do I pause to be present? Imagine a lake, serene and silent, before a rock is thrown in and the ripples begin. What will I do today to do less and be more, to pause, to stop, to Sabbath, to become that lake. On this first Sabbath of PREPENT I take on one practice that will help me pause and rest and recharge my life.

Shabbat Shalom.

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