How Then Shall We Pray?

‘I find that I am often most motivated to make fresh beginnings in September. We’re all back from various vacations and other travels. School supplies are purchased and classes begin. I organize my Tupperware drawer. And I bring renewed attention and commitment to my prayer practice.”

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Kate Rademacher
Being Bi-Vocational in a Siloed World

The duality of my two vocations has felt confusing until one of my priests used a word I hadn’t heard before. “You’re bi-vocational,” she said simply as we were sipping sodas together at a local restaurant where we had met one afternoon to talk.

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Kate Rademacher
Sabbath Rest: A Year in Review in Pictures

The question caused me to reflect on the idea of a Sabbath year and what it might involve. I was clear I couldn’t make any drastic lifestyle changes; I do not want to withdraw from the world, and I am not in a position to take a true sabbatical from work. Instead, I decided to commit to take a 24-36 hour retreat each month.

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Kate Rademacher
An Interfaith Pentecost

“We are given amazing, Spirit-filled abilities to speak to one another despite our differences, and to enact our vocational callings in ways we never could have imagined possible. For me, this blog is becoming one of those Spirit-filled gifts.”

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A Sabbath Retreat…But Where?

“For the past three months, I’ve taken a 36-hour sabbath retreat. Before I started, I told a friend about my plan. She was enthusiastic and— I could hear in her voice— a bit envious. “I love the idea,” she said. “But where are you going to do it?” I was surprised by her “where” question. Of all the challenges, the where seems the least daunting to me. It’s the how and the when that get me.”

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Kate R