How do you live your Shabbos?
Is your Shabbos a time of connection, of soaring spirits, of the tranquility to appreciate all the blessings Hashem has showered upon you? Is your Shabbos filled with a joy so profound that it changes all the rest of the week? Is your Shabbos a time of fantastic family bonding and of holiness?
Or isn't it?
Living Shabbos offers us a rich mix of stories, inspiration, and Torah sources that will enable us to enhance our Shabbos and maximize its impact on our lives. Rabbi David Sutton shares sixteen strategies that show us how to prepare for Shabbos properly, so that its atmosphere permeates our home; how to make the Shabbos table one where everyone children and adults, family and guests feels welcome and comfortable; how to keep the conversation uplifting and enjoyable; how to find meaning in the words of the Shabbos prayers and pleasure in Shabbos songs. Each selection is short, readable, and very, very effective.
Yes, Shabbos can be a day to relax from the weekly grind or enjoy great food. But it can be so much more. This essential book shows us how not only to observe Shabbos Â– but how to really live it.
Watch our Inside Artscroll interview with the author, Rabbi David Sutton