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Reflections on the Connections Between The Sacred, Sacrifice and Sabbath

Courier Journal – October 23, 2012
By Tim Darst and Mark Steiner

Reflections on the Connections Between The Sacred, Sacrifice and Sabbath I’ve been pondering recently the powerful and profound connections between three concepts, the forms of their reemergence, and the potential for the reemergence of these ideas to make a significant contribution to the healing of our world. Those three concepts are: 1) our sense of the sacred and our ability to see and celebrate the divine in all of creation 2) our ability to make choices or sacrifices that reflect our desire to see the sacred, to see creation, thrive and 3) our willingness to broadly re-embrace the Sabbath as a spiritual practice, to see “fasting” as an act of…
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