Ever-Increasing Light Sabbaths, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish with Themes with Devotion “He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy” (Proverbs 28:13). Elbow-deep in animal bloodshed, the High Priests followed the detailed instructions uncompromisingly; and the Israelites waited in the balance of haShem’s mercy. As these…
The Weight of Sadness
Ever-Increasing Light Sabbath, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion “The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:9 NKJV). Jewish people around the world are preparing for Passover. And the wonderful story of the exodus from…
Easter and the Gates of Hell?
His is risen!
haiku: happy easter
Gan haKever — The Garden Tomb, Jerusalem, Israel, 2009 easter lily white resurrection day dawns clear offering new life
My Christmas cactus is blooming… now that it is Easter. How appropriate! We leave in a few minutes for Ethiopia. See you on the other side of the ocean…
I am watching the dawn break slowly across the wide expanse of the sky. Navy blue is turning to slate now, with small streaks of light pink and gold. The black silhouette of three barren trees sit against the morning sky. They look especially gnarled, almost ghoulish, against the early dawn.