“Shabbat is the answer to every question.” This mantra is one of my favorite teaching and organizing tools in Jewish life. Here’s how it works: ask everyone in the room what questions they have. I’m not talking about things you can Google or ask an expert - real questions that you’re struggling with. Almost without fail, the majority of questions boil down to one of the following:
• How can I have more meaningful experiences with family and friends outside of work (though sometimes this question is simply “how can my work be more meaningful”)?
• How can I balance taking care of myself & family while also working toward fixing this broken world?
• How can I unplug from my technology addiction?
Read more: http://forward.com/the-new-spirituality/343438/shabbat-is-the-answer-to-every-question/#ixzz4CX0iuM55
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