Are you a fan of hurry?  Distraction?  Depletion?  Being overwhelmed or plum-tuckered?

If the answer is No, you are in the right place.
We need places to refuel.
To rest. To pay attention.
To breathe. To just be.

Hi, I’m Terry Hershey.
Pause. Peruse. Enjoy. We all need the permission to be gentle with ourselves.
I write Sabbath Moment because I want to live with a soft heart;
to create a place for sanctuary, empathy, inclusion, compassion and kindness…
a space where we are refueled to make a difference.
Here you will find resources to step back from a driven and stressed pace of life,
and learn to celebrate presence, mindfulness, finding grace, gratitude, permission, sanctuary and delight.

“Terry Hershey is the real thing. Warm, humorous and right on target with issues
that allow us to focus our lives on the few things that matter.”

Alan Loy McGinnis, Author, “The Friendship Factor”

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New Book


This life is a gift. Be Here. Now. The permission to savor today. To be fully awake and fully alive. Why are there so many days when we miss the gift?
From his new book, Terry invites us to embrace the sacrament of the present, to see, hear, taste and touch grace, and the sacred in our world.
To stop the noise, distraction, compulsion to perform, and fear of rejection. To make space to live today open, available, curious and surprised by joy.
So, before we trade in our life for the life we “should” have, let us taste this one. What makes your heart come alive today?

sabbath-moment

Stories, reflections, quotes, poetry and uplifting videos to inspire and feed and nourish the soul.


Red Cardigan Sweaters

Red cardigan sweaters

Newborn babies dressed in red cardigan sweaters and sneakers. The news photograph on my screen…

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What Makes You Come Alive?

What makes you come alive?

“I wish I read your Sabbath Moment before my meeting,” my friend, a hospice chaplain,…

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Keeps My Hope Alive

Keeps my hope alive

For Rugby fans, Saturday was magical. For non-fans, Saturday was magical. And heartwarming.South Africa wins…

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“I love your Sabbath Moment emails… they refresh me, make me laugh, bring me peace and
centeredness every time.” – P.F., Mesa, AZ

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