Achieve Nothing

The Sabbath is a day of anti-achievement.  It is a time when we have a break from all of the striving for human attainment and stop long enough to realize that we are blessed simply by being creatures made by a God who is Love.

Today, don’t do anything that helps you achieve anything.  Instead, take a break from trying to be successful, even successful at religion.  Realize you are loved simply in the fact that you exist.

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About Ragan Sutterfield

Ragan Sutterfield is a writer and Episcopal seminarian sojourning from his native Arkansas in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of This is My Body: From Obesity to Ironman, My Journey Into the True Meaning of Flesh, Spirit, and Deeper Faith (Convergent/Random House 2015).


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