Posts by Emily Ballbach

  • Shalom has its own significant meaning; a complete rest, one without wanting, emptiness, a peace with nothing left undone. Shalom gives wholeness – it’s as if to say to the passerby, “I wish the peace of God upon you that makes you whole.” It is an extraordinary thing that the peace of God, found in Sabbath rest, can be so renewing and restoring to our weariness and brokenness. Even more, Sabbath Shalom gives us the kind of peace that allows God to meet us and do the kind of work in and through us that He so desires.

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