Elul – Day 31

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 | 0 comments

Tishrei 2, Second Day of Rosh Hashana   THE DAY OF CORONATION   The idea of Rosh Hashana as the day when we “coronate” G-d as the King of the Universe, may be one of the strangest and hardest to accept for those of us raised in modern, democratic societies. To us kings are corrupt despots at worst, and characters out of fairy tales at best. Yet this idea is essential to the observance of Rosh Hashana, because in the language of Judaism a king is a metaphor for absolute authority. On Rosh Hashana we accept upon ourselves G-d as the one and only absolute authority who rules over...

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Elul – Day 22

Posted by on Sep 21, 2019 | 0 comments

HIS MERCY ENDURES FOREVER Sometimes we have a lot of trouble believing that – especially when one is going through a lot of trials and tribulations that never seem to end. Our faith weakens and falters. But let’s take a look at a few bible characters and see if we can increase that weakened faith. Take a look at the greatest prophet of what we call the “Old Testament” – Moshe – or Moses in English. His greatest test of faith came when he descended Mt. Sinai and was greeted full force with blatant idolatry by the ones he had just led out of Egypt. The sin...

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Elul – Day 8

Posted by on Sep 7, 2019 | 2 comments

Elul 8 Are you able to step out? We’ve talked about our Elohim being ‘in the field’, being right there where you live, right there, accessible to anyone that chooses to accept the invitation. However, many will simply turn around and go the other way, many will not even look up. Are you one of those? In the beginning, God gave us the power, the ability to love each other through what He did around us. When He split Adam into male and female, we were given the opportunity to ‘return’ to each other and learn  how to love and be one (echad) again. It would take...

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Elul – Day 7

Posted by on Sep 6, 2019 | 2 comments

Elul  Day 7 THE KING IS IN THE FIELD In the month of Elul (our August/September) it is said in traditioin that the King, God himself, comes down from his throne and walks in the field waiting for us to come out to meet him. This is the season that He is very close by, so gaze out the window of your soul and run to the one that loves you more than anyone ever could! During this season of Elul … this 30 days of introspection we can sometimes realize that we are not who we say we are, or maybe we are and we don’t like that part of us. This is the month when He is holding our hand,...

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Elul – 2nd Day of Rosh Chodesh Elul

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019 | 0 comments

Elul – 2nd Day of Rosh Chodesh Elul

Elul 1, 2nd Day of Rosh Chodesh Elul Today is the second of the two Rosh Chodesh (“Head of the Month”) days for the month of Elul. Why is that you might ask? Why 2 days? Well, when a month has 30 days, both the last day of the month and the first day of the following month serve as the following month’s Rosh Chodesh). Prayers: Father, we humbly come before you and ask you to bless Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and all those in leadership to love You above all else. Father help us to remember to pray and bless Israel and our brothers, the Jewish People and that they will...

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