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Rest... What Shabbat Really Means (Part 1) - By Marc

For most of us, rest has a very specific meaning: The cessation of all work… relaxing… not doing much of anything.

I remember when I first started going to Shabbat services in Orthodox Shuls, I was surprised at how much “work” was being done. 756 more words

Posts By Marc

Podcast: An Invitation to Be Holy

My first full episode is now available! I decided to discuss the significance of being set apart or called to be a saint. The main text is Romans 1:1,7, but I also explored other passages from the Epistles, the Gospels, and the Mosaic Law. 44 more words

Christianity

The Benedict Option Is Not an Option

[T]he greater the corruption of society, the more need for holy men and women to live in that society. The world can only become darker by the withdrawing of its lights and more corrupt through the gathering away of the salt scattered over it. 11 more words

Christianity

Has it been marred?

Has My beauty been marred? For lo, religion, traditions of men and the flesh have tried. Yet know this, I will be glorified amongst all men. 103 more words

Holiness

Saint Francis de Sales, January 24

Francis de Sales had a wonderful approach to holiness. Some years ago, I visited a church in Geneva, Switzerland, center of Calvinism in the 16th century, where Francis was bishop. 402 more words

Religion

FOUNDATION REALITIES OF CHRISTIANITY

So many times, as I read some of the write-ups and comments of my brothers in the Lord, whom we shared similar convictions while in school, I am a little bit non-plussed at the perspectives with which life is viewed these days, and it really scares me. 1,554 more words

Broadbeams' Posts

A Return to Rainy Season

By Scott Armstrong

I need to confess something at the onset of this article.  It’s regarding my spiritual walk and I am not proud of what I’m about to say. 547 more words

Faith