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...

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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...

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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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Chanukah – Day 2 Blessing

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 | 0 comments

Second Candle: “For so the Lord has commanded us [body of Messiah]: ‘I have set you as a light to the Nations, that you should be for salvation to the ends of the earth” (Acts 13:47) “to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to Elohim, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.’ (Acts 26:18 a word commissioned to the Apostle Paul but by inference to all of us).   To read all the blessings go to CHANUKAH...

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Dedication…Light….Renewal

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 | 10 comments

Originally written in 2016: The season of Lights is approaching quickly…only one more week until we remember a true and heroic small family that changed the world. It is a time for us to reflect on not only what happened many, many years ago, but on what the future might hold in store for us. No, this is not a commanded set apart appointment with the Holy One of Israel as he has instructed us to keep in Leviticus, but it is a day to remember, reflect and rededicate our lives. It is a historical day, a special time in history when a family that had had enough and took a stand,...

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