Elul – The Beginning

Posted by on Aug 11, 2018 | 1 comment

Elul – The Beginning

This evening at sundown begins the first day of the month of Elul, and it is a very special time for those of us that are looking forward to spending time together during the fall Feast Days of the LORD. What you say? The LORD has FALL feast days? Yep, he sure does. We’ll cover those as we go along. But today I want to focus on ‘this’ day…the first day of Elul. The sixth month of the Biblical calendar (late summer/early fall), is the month set apart for repentance, teshuvah. Basically, what it is for is a set apart time for one to examine themselves and to become...

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Chanukah – Day 8 Blessing

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017 | 0 comments

Eighth Candle: “The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light” (Romans 13:12). “For you/we, brethren, are not in darkness, so that this Day should overtake you/us as a thief.  You/we are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night, nor of darkness” (1 Thessalonians 5:4-5). “O house of Jacob, come and let us walk In the light of YHVH” (Isaiah 2:5). “For Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path”(Psalm 119:105). “Arise, shine; for your/our light has come! And the glory of YHVH is...

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Chanukah – Day 7 Blessing

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 | 0 comments

  Seventh Candle: “Then Yeshua said to them, “A little while longer the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you; he who walks in darkness does not know where he is going. While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light” (John 12:35-36).   To read all the blessings go to CHANUKAH BLESSINGS Please follow and like...

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Chanukah – Day 5 Blessing

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 | 0 comments

Fifth Candle: “No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a secret place or under a basket, but on a lamp stand, that those who come in may see the light” (Luke 11:33). “He who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him” (1John 2:10).”For if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Messiah Yeshua  His Son cleanses us from all sin” (1John 1:7).       To read all the blessings go to CHANUKAH BLESSINGS Please follow and like...

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Chanukah….Day 3 Reflections

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 | 4 comments

Yes, it is only Day 3 of the Festival of Lights….another day to ‘see’ and ‘do’. Reflection of oneself can sometimes be difficult, sometimes not so pretty, sometimes a bit melancholy. And while I’m trying to focus on personal habits and nuances that need a bit tweaking in my own life, it seems that today has a  mind of its own. As our home settles back down after a whirlwind Chanukah party, toys picked up, bits of food rubbed free from the carpeting and tables and chairs put back in place, memories start drifting in and out of the atmosphere.  The quietness...

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