As I caught up on back issues of The Christian Century, I came across a wonderful article by Rodney Clapp (click here to see it online).
I'm not sure how long the whole article will appear on the magazine's website, so I put some of the best parts here - and remind you that you can subscribe to this wonderful publication by clicking here. I would also recommend anything written by Rodney Clapp; his book Tortured Wonders is particularly good.
This is about the best description I've ever read of my "day off" on Fridays. I imagine a lot of sabbatical days like this: