Joy cometh in the morning

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 | 0 comments

The Season of our Joy …. is upon us! Now…where did I put that flask of ‘joy’? Come out, come out wherever you are!!!!!! Ahhhhh…..there you are….hiding underneath the baggage of bitterness, frustration, and self-pity. Bringing out that tiny little flask I wonder….how could such a minute little bag of joy fill this empty old tired body….seems impossible for sure. So, gingerly pulling apart the frayed strings of that little flask – OUT POURS JOY!!!! And she reminds me, quite pointedly, how much I have to be thankful for….good health...

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The Feast of Tabernacles ~ Sukkot

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017 | 0 comments

This was an article posted by a good friend, Pam Miller, on her blog – it was so thorough and extremely well written that I wanted to share it with all of you. Enjoy!   The Feast of Tabernacles- Sukkot ~An ingathering of rising up tents or booths; praising Yahweh for delivering us out of the land of Egypt; knowing HIS work had completed everything. They were to tell their children for all generations to always remember that Yahweh is their /our Elohim. ~ The Feast of Tabernacles, also known as Sukkot, is a celebration resting in Yahweh; remembering and praising HIM for delivering...

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An ending … and a beginning.

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 | 0 comments

Sukkot has come to an end for this season. So many things have ‘ended’ this season. So if things have ended,  than there must be a beginning … or something. Shouldn’t there? This Season of our Joy was very strange and disconcerting and while sparks of ‘joy’ were evident, they were interspersed within the rain clouds of grief and pain over losing our son, Jason. Not only our beloved youngest son, but two treasured friends and both our family dogs. Our small group honored all the memories of loved ones no longer here with us on the first day of Sukkot with...

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A Feast of “JOY”

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Today is the first day of SUKKOT ~ the Feast of Tabernacles ~ A Feast of Joy. This is a hard one this year. Our family loves Sukkot – and has embraced the Festivals of the LORD as commanded in the Bible. If you’re asking what this is all about and why we (non-Jews) celebrate it, let me please share a bit of the why. About 30 years ago, I started on a quest to find the ‘truth’. Back then, didn’t even know what I was searching for … just needed some answers because I was turning 30 and wanted to know ‘is this all there is’? Searching for answers...

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Last Great Day

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 | 2 comments

As with any ‘last day’ there is always a little bit of melancholy that begins to pervade the exhilaration that once filled the air. This morning, is one of those mornings. Time is slipping away from the week long festival that our Holy Father, our Creator set in place from the beginning of time for us to reconnect with all that He has done for us. It is a time set apart for those that follow  Him to dance freely, laugh abundantly and wrap themselves in joy for eight whole days! And today, it is slipping away no matter how tightly I grasp at those beautiful memories. This year,...

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Sukkot meanderings

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016 | 0 comments

Well, we are meandering through the days of Sukkot – also known as the Feast of Tabernacles – with ups and downs and ins and outs. So many memories piled up so high and all jumbled up together that it will take months to separate them all out. Today is the fourth day of the Sukkot round house hopping experience and tonight the rains have begun to patter on the roof. But our hearts are warm and the scriptures are still coming to life! As we take turns reading from the scriptures we ponder on the various meanings of Ezekiel and Zechariah….will we be ready? The other night we...

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