Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy. + Exodus 20:8
A weekly sabbath day is important (hey, it’s a commandment!), but summertime has the potential to be a whole season of sabbath like no other. The pressures of work and worry never stop, but that’s all the more reason to carve out time - sacred time - for even more fun, frolic, togetherness, and joy. After all, what we remember and treasure isn’t work and worry; it’s lemonade and porch swings, bumblebees and bubbles. So let’s make some memories! Remember the sabbath, and keep it holy!
Summer Fun This Week
Find a shady spot with good foot traffic, set up a lemonade stand, and give some or all of your earnings to a local cause
Do some Bee-Search: Learn five amazing facts about bees, and then get out there and find some (psst: follow the flowers!)
Bubble Up: Blow some beautiful bubbles, big and small - and see how many you can pop!
Get swinging in a hammock, porch swing, tire swing, or on an old fashioned swing set! Bring a few good books into the hammock, or plan a nighttime swingtime and try to touch the stars with your feet!
Try memorizing “Lemonade,” and see if you can sing it all the way through (lyrics in the back)!
Dinner conversation starters: • Describe your perfect summer day. What’s happening? Where are you? Who’s with you? How does it make you feel?
• "Sabbath” comes from the word for “to stop.” What do we need to do less of in order to make room for having