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Week 18Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.

“Marriage is a Marathon, not a Sprint, and at times, we have to pace ourselves” Gary Thomas, Devotions for a sacred marriage.  Those are some words to remember!

I can assure you that I do not take enough of these breaks that Gary talks about.  As a homeschool mom of 3, I don’t have many moments alone and I do not do a very good job of making time for myself.  Although I do see the value in taking time for myself- even if it is just for 30 minutes, I find that I don’t have time to stop that long and I end up feeling guilty if I do anything that is just for me.

I know that for my marriages sake, I need to take a break and just breath from time to time and regroup my thoughts.  It isn’t really fair to my family to continue to “sprint through this marathon” so to speak.  I will only end up tired, less focused, and in the end unable to do the task at hand.

So this week I am taking time out to clear my head, be alone with God, and be revamped for my marriage!

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