Quote of the Week, Keeping the Sabbath, by Eugene Peterson

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Keeping the Sabbath

“If you keep the Sabbath, you start to see creation not as somewhere to get away from your ordinary life, but a place to frame an attentiveness to your life.”[i]—Eugene H. Peterson, The Message: The Bible in Contemporary


[i] Eugene Peterson, The Pastor: A Memoir (New York: HarperCollins, 2012), 270. See also Eugene Peterson, quoted in Andy Crouch, “The Joyful Environmentalists: Eugene Peterson and Peter Harris Think of Creation Care Not as an Onerous Duty but a Natural Response to the Goodness of God,” Christianity Today 55, no. 6 (2011): 32.

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