Shabbat shalom

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“An ancient tradition declares: ‘The world to come is characterized by the kind of holiness possessed by the Sabbath in this world … The Sabbath possesses a holiness like that of the world to come.'”
Mekilta to Exodus, 31:17, quoted in Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Sabbath (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005), 73.

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About HAT

Heather Thiessen (HAT) is a happily married 60-ish, Bible-reading, Presbyterian Church Sunday School teaching and choir singing, small fuel efficient car driving, still pretty much 2nd wave feminist and generally out lesbian Hoosier mom. (There are no monochrome states.) From time to time she teaches religious studies to students at a small liberal arts college in Louisville, Kentucky.
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