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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 Books


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?

The New Book Release is August 10

Terry invites us to embrace the sacrament of the present…
to see, hear, taste and touch grace, and the sacred in our world.
With suggestions for reflection, and creative prompts, Terry encourages readers to pause.
To discover the grace of the present moment.
To appreciate the gift of enough.

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


Be gentle with yourself

An American traveler planned a long safari to Africa. He was a compulsive man, loaded…

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The gift of enough

In an episode of The West Wing, CJ Craig (White House new chief of staff)…

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This little light of mine

“You guys make me smile,” I tell the sheep this morning. “Thank you. I don’t…

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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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