In this episode Heather and Ashley look at what it means to live a spacious life. In a time where our success often feels measured by our productivity, what benefit could there possibly be to slowing down? How can we cultivate better rhythms of rest, and how much are we missing by not being present with ourselves and each other? Ashley Hales will talk to you about what may be disrupting your healthy rhythms, and why Sabbath is so important for Christians to take seriously.

Guest Bio

Ashley Hales holds a PhD in English from the University of Edenborough, Scotland. She’s a writer, speaker, and host of The Finding Holy Podcast. Her writing has been featured in places like Christianity Today, Books & Culture, and The Gospel Coalition. She is the author of Finding Holy in the Suburbs: Living Faithfully in the Land of Too Much (IVP) and her latest book; A Spacious Life: Trading Hustle and Hurry for the Goodness of Limits.

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Host Bio

Heather Thompson Day is an associate professor of communication at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. She is the author of seven books, including It’s Not Your Turnand Confessions of a Christian Wife. Reach out to Heather on Twitter @HeatherTDay and on Instagram @heatherthompsonday.

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