In Genesis, the story goes that the Creator rested on the seventh day. But have we thought about what that means? Rest was created on the seventh day. Sabbath was created. The work of the Creator was not complete, even though there was rest. It speaks to the ancient tradition where the outward work of creation ceases on Sabbath, but that which is life-giving continues on.
Shalom and Amen!
About the photo: Sabbath candles sitting on a platform in front of my computer screen with a slightly smeary piece of glass in front of it all. Background found at flickr.com by John Kay. Titled "Magical Sparkles." CC (BY-NC-SA).