I will also make you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring my salvation to the ends of the earth (Genesis 49:6). We had a feast last evening… friendship, stories, laughter, food, drink, prayer, and fellowship! On the fourth day of Hanukkah, we celebrated indeed.
“… in His light, we see light.” (Psalm 36:9). I spent the late afternoon making latkes or potato pancakes. They are a Hanukkah tradition and worth the calorie splurge once a year. Here is a great step-by-step process. Later, our Israeli neighbors upstairs came down, and we enjoyed the time together with latkes and sour cream … More Festival of Lights Evening Three
Arise, shine for your light is come and the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. Gross darkness shall cover the peoples of the earth, but my glory is risen upon you. (Isaiah 60:1) Yesterday was such a sweet day with my husband. We drove to Ein Kerem, which is a beautiful town nestled … More Hanukkah Evening Two
We gathered with some friends in our neighborhood to light the first candle of Hanukkah. As we walked to their apartment, we noticed the colors of the sky. It was that twilight time of early night when everything becomes gray, but last evening it seemed grayish purple. And we could feel the evening falling as … More Hanukkah Evening One
I love the season of light! It is full of miracles and hope, and it sets the perfect entrance for turning the calendar to a new year. Tonight is the first night we light candles… and so on for eight evenings. Our dear friends from the states will join us Monday afternoon and be here … More Hanukkah Around the Globe