“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil” (Ephesians 5:15-16).
This time of the year we approach the end of the school year for most students and that means a change in the daily/weekly routine for their families. Even families without children in school take breaks from their normal schedule to get away for a summer vacation. The Dean family is planning to do so as well.
Times like these can allow families much needed rest and a chance to catch up with each other after a busy year of school and work. We may take advantage of the time off to read good books, catch up on sleep, and enjoy the beauty of God’s creation. God has built a rhythm of rest into our week called the Sabbath. It underscores our need as creatures to be recharged physically, emotionally, and (most importantly!) spiritually. (more…)