“Spiritual Rhythm: Being With Jesus Every Season Of Your Soul-Summer Activities” (Chp. 6) By Mark Buchanan ~(part 1)~

What do we do in summer? First, most: enjoy. Warm up and rest up. Frolic with childlike abandon. Wrestle with the dog. Visit people we haven’t seen all year, or longer. Take holidays (vacations)-holy days, times of Sabbath renewal, touching earth and breathing heaven. Response: rest until our pose of anxious weariness gives way to … More “Spiritual Rhythm: Being With Jesus Every Season Of Your Soul-Summer Activities” (Chp. 6) By Mark Buchanan ~(part 1)~

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“Spiritual Rhythm: Being With Jesus Every Season Of Your Soul: Summer~Tune-In 9-‘Look Both Ways Before You Cross?'” By Mark Buchanan

This counsel was drilled into us at an early age: “Look both ways before you cross the street.” It’s wise, deep, versatile. It served me well for a whole lifetime. I failed to heed it just once, at age six. I just learned to ride a bike, and coming to my first intersection, I sailed … More “Spiritual Rhythm: Being With Jesus Every Season Of Your Soul: Summer~Tune-In 9-‘Look Both Ways Before You Cross?'” By Mark Buchanan

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“Spiritual Rhythm: Being With Jesus Every Season Of Your Soul” By Mark Buchanan~Summer: Battling Nostalgia~Part 3

Nostalgia is an inescapable part of summer, part of its lure and magic, it’s strange tint of melancholy. Every summer since 1975 has, for me, had this tint. Its joy, bright otherwise, shades darkly at the edges. Its melody, mostly happy throughout, shifts at the bridge to a minor key. I’m occupationally obliged to be … More “Spiritual Rhythm: Being With Jesus Every Season Of Your Soul” By Mark Buchanan~Summer: Battling Nostalgia~Part 3

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