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Just Rest!

What a lot of readers may not know is that my husband and I are Seventh Day Adventists.  When people find out that we're members of the SDA church one of the first questions they ask is, "What's different about your church?" A lot of people think it's some kind of cult.  It's not.

The difference between us and other Christian churches is that we go to church on Saturday; we're Sabbath keepers.  The SDA is a Christian church - we believe in what's in the Bible.  Jesus tells us that if we love him, to keep his commandments.  We love Jesus, so we keep his commandments.  All ten of them.  The fourth commandment (the longest commandment, the one that starts with "Remember", because God knew that someday we would forget) says to keep the Sabbath day holy.
Jesus kept the Sabbath.  The apostles kept the Sabbath.  The early church for several hundreds of years after Jesus went to the cross kept the Sabbath.  Nowhere in scripture does it say that the…

Fifty Shades of Gray...Hair...

These days, the terms Fifty Shades of Grey just means that it's time to color my hair again.

Fifty.
Fifty.
Forty-nine... Fifty.
Really?
Me?
How did this happen?
I swear, I was 23 just yesterday. And now I'm 50. I got a birthday card in the mail from AARP... and I joined. I almost feel like an adult now.   
To be clear, I'm not really afraid of getting "old", I'm just wondering how the time slipped through my fingers so quickly. If I didn't believe in salvation and eternal life I guess I might be scared. I suppose if I believed that this life was all there was... well, I'd be scrambling now. 
I don't know that I'd say I have regrets, but there are definitely things I'd do differently if I had them to do over again. Although I like the place I've arrived at, there are other roads I would have taken to get here. Less bumpy roads, maybe. Or maybe I just would have traveled those roads with different company than I did.
My teens were a horr…