Transition to Joy

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 | 3 comments

TRANSITION TO JOY The experience of reflection and introspection yesterday on the holiest day of the year, Yom Kippurim (Day of AT ONE MENT), was an over the top time with our King. For me, personally, it was a simple yet profound period of time simply by myself. Pondering on the events of the day, the awe that was felt throughout the time period was as if time truly stood still – just as the sages claim. In the evening of Yom Kippur and after finishing the traditional readings of “Al Chet” or the confession of sins, I pondered and looked for insight and understanding to...

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Yom Kippur… At-One-Ment

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 | 0 comments

Yes…today is the day of being AT ONE with the King of Kings and Lord of Lords… this is the day when heaven meets earth…the spark touches the source and your essence is one with the Flame. Are you asking why? Simply put, it is because the Holy One Himself told us to….no other reason than that. But I’m not a Jew! I’m not religious like that! Seriously, lady you don’t know what you’re talking about! Neither am I, nor am I religious and it’s not me talking….it’s the Great I AM. Leviticus 16:29 mandates establishment of this holy...

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Elul – Day 39

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 | 0 comments

remember, this is from Orthodoxy….allow the Ruach haKodesh to sift through the words, and speak to your heart… Tishrei 9, Erev Yom Kippur TO BE LIKE ANGELS Tonight we will begin a 25-hour fast of Yom Kippur.  We don’t do this in order to afflict ourselves, which is the purpose of the fast of Tisha B’Av when we mourn the destruction of the Temple—indeed Yom Kippur is not a day of mourning but a day of joy. We fast on Yom Kippur because on this day we want to transcend our physical limitations and be like angels, and food and other physical concerns distract us from our...

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Days of Awe – Day 10

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 | 0 comments

It is that time. It is the 10th day of the Seventh Month of the Biblical Calendar. It is our APPOINTED TIME. This is THAT DAY. This is the day time and eternity, darkness and light, hope and despair, good and evil, life and death, all take their turns wrestling with each other over our souls. Today we taste of death. Today we are called upon to appear before, give an account to, and receive a decree from our Creator. We are poured out like water, and all our bones are out of joint; Our hearts are like wax; they have melted within us. Our strength is dried up like a potsherd, and our tongues...

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Days of Awe – Day 9

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 | 0 comments

One more day. Just one. That is all we have left Dear Friends. Just a matter of hours, with a few odd bundles of minutes and seconds thrown in. These are all that stands between us and the time appointed for us to walk with our Creator through the Valley of the Shadow of Death. A measured number of heartbeats. A limited number of opportunities for showing kindness. A closing window of chances to attempt to reconcile shattered relationships. Only the most poignant prayers of t’shuvah remain available to us. And then we will be called forward, one by one, to review the meaning and...

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