I have a screen shot on my phone that I use as my background. It’s a beach shot of Winterhaven Park in Port Orange, Florida. It is my little slice of paradise. Fortunately, my sister lives about 20 minuets inland from paradise, so I visit with family (impose?) AND spend my days on the beach – ahhhhh.
I keep the picture on my phone to remind me of my reward – my little slice of heaven where I refresh and renew for the journey ahead. Jesus liked the desolate spaces, away from the cities and the crowds to commune with the Father. We all need rest, vacations, and I pray that you found such this summer. But sabbath is more than that – it’s a chance for us to choose communion with God. How (IF at all) does that work for you? Please, please consider today where you commune with God (I hope our worship here is one of your answers).