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.


Safe To Come Home

Safe to come home

Some stories are like restorative prayers. They invite (no, they require) retelling, for the healing of our spirit and…

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Be Here Now

Be here now

“I need your help,” I say to my congregation, the sheep, this morning. “Why does…

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Love And Stories Wouldn’t Hurt

Love and stories wouldn’t hurt

“Happy Father’s Day,” I tell the sheep on my walk this morning.“Why do you look…

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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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