Kislev ~ New Month

Posted by on Nov 20, 2020 | 0 comments

Kislev ~ New Month

Kislev (כִּסְלֵֵו) The biblical calendar brings us to the month of Kislev (כִּסְלֵֵו). It is the ninth redemptive/ecclesiastical month, if we use Nisan as the first month or the third month of the civil calendar – our November-December. And as we’re sure you’ve noticed, the days are getting shorter and the nights a bit longer….night around my neck of the woods comes about 5:30pm. Kislev is also known as the ‘month of dreams’ probably due to the fact that it is not only the darkest month of the year but it also contains the winter soltice. And to top that,...

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Shabbat Shalom

Posted by on Oct 23, 2020 | 0 comments

Shabbat Shalom

May your Shabbat be one of joy and shalom as you enter into it’s blessing. Resting in your Father’s arms and releasing all the cares of the world is first and foremost the priority. So, take a break from Covid, shut off the worries of this world and sink into the loving arms of the One who created you….. He’s waiting for you...

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Shabbat Ponderings before SUKKOT!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2020 | 1 comment

Shabbat Ponderings before SUKKOT!

Updated note: This came across my blog feed from five years ago, felt it was still good to share …..and while my oldest son is now home among us, his father and his only brother, Jason are here only in spirit. But through the tears, my heart rejoices for the blessing of having Jim home and all of them in my heart! 10-2-20   Today is a day of Shabbat…a day of peace and blessing and yes, I must admit, a bit of testing out the Sukkah a few days before the Feast.  The tiny makeshift canopy blowing in the wind above me is minuscule compared to the enormous, glorious expanse above...

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Your Journey Matters

Posted by on Sep 22, 2018 | 0 comments

Your Journey Matters

Everything you do in life matters….even the mundane. Maybe, the mundane is even more important!  Here is the last daily word of Rabbi Jacobson, an orthodox Rabbi that truly touched my heart this morning. Perhaps we could learn more about how to live life in a godly way from those who have kept the oracles of the great One far longer than we have known about them. EVERYTHING YOU DO MATTERS Once upon a time, the Baal Shem Tov sent a group of his students on an important mission to help a needy couple in another town.  When they returned, he was not so interested in hearing about their...

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Blessings abound in Shabbat!

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Blessings abound in Shabbat!

Sometimes we just need to unwind. Well, today is THAT day! The last day of the work week and the beginning of the day called THE DAY OF REST by the Creator Himself. You’ll find it in Genesis. No, it’s not on Sunday – in fact, think about it – when was Sunday ever a day of rest? … Not in my lifetime, that’s for sure! Check into His day, and do things His way. Genesis 2:2-3 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he...

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Entering in

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 | 0 comments

…to celebrate –  SHABBAT! Another week has come to a close and a new one begins as we take deep breaths … in – out – in – out and settle into the joy and peace of Shabbat! The seventh day is a day set aside by the Holy One Himself – from the beginning of time.  A time for all of us, man and beast, to rest and renew our strength. We rest in Him because – well, He IS our strength! During these last few weeks of transitioning into a different reality – one that does not have my youngest son here in the flesh – one would think that...

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