VACATION!

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WEBSTER’S Dictionary says:

Main Entry:

1va·ca·tion           Listen to the pronunciation of 1vacation
Pronunciation:
\vā-ˈkā-shən, və-\
Function:
noun
Usage:
often attributive
Etymology:
Middle English vacacioun, from Anglo-French vacacion, from Latin vacation-, vacatio freedom, exemption, from vacare
Date:
14th century
1: a respite or a time of respite from something : intermission
2 a: a scheduled period during which activity (as of a court or school) is suspended b: a period of exemption from work granted to an employee
3: a period spent away from home or business in travel or recreation <had a restful vacation at the beach>4: an act or an instance of vacating
This is precisely what I will be doing over the next 7 days. What do you do on ‘vacation’ to refresh and relax? John Eldredge talks about the difference between a visit and a vacation. I’m not sure this trip fits his definition of ‘vacation’. Take a listen – http://ransomedheart.podbean.com/2008/08/06/vacation-thievery/
For now…I’m off to board my plane. Let it begin!
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2 responses to “VACATION!

  1. Another alternate defination— 4: Vacation, a period when you aren’t kicking ass or having yours kicked. Good post. You might enjoy, “Giving thanks on a lean Thanksgiving.” (it’s the 2nd post)
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  2. Hey- Seattle is a sweet vacation. It looks to me that is where the picture is. We’re home in Texas for the Thanksgiving Holiday but in Seattle for 2 weeks at Christmas. Can’t wait.

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