A Woman of Valor Has Received her Crown

First off, I'd like to apologize for my silence this past year. I can't believe a whole year has passed without updating you all. I am so sorry about that. There is no excuse, except that personally, I have been…

Poised to Emerge - Reflections on Sukkot

On Rosh HaShanah  we are awakened by the sound of the shofar to recognize our sin and to shake off our complacency to it. On Yom Kippur, we inspect our lives with a fine tooth comb to remove any unworthiness…

Elul & Psalm 27

As many of you may know, it is traditional to read Psalm 27 during the month of Elul. Elul is the month preceding the beginning of the High Holy Days. It is a time of introspection, repentance and getting closer…

The Dual Nature (the Fear and Love of God)

I read an article this month that reminded me of a special Word that God had given my friend many years ago. As I read this newsletter article from a Messianic ministry named Jewish Jewels, it reminded me of…

True Joy

I have a friend who loves to study Hebrew from the ancient paleo letters. As many of you know Hebrew was originally a pictographic language like hieroglyphics. You can learn a lot from studying the very basic building blocks of…

Everything Lives Where the River Runs - A Shavuot Message

Do you have a best friend?...That person that will help you move your couch that weighs a ton, that person who will call you when you are sick and bring you chicken soup, that person who won’t leave your side…

Unity through Sharing and Studying the Word

This month I began to think about the topic of unity…not just a “kumbaya,” philosophical concept, but something more concrete and practical…how studying and sharing the Word of God in our communities, affects unity. God’s desire is not for uniformity…

What Matters in the End (A Passover Message)

As I write this, the family of Neil Abraham Lash are making preparations for his burial. For those of you in the Messianic movement you may very well know this name. Neil Lash and his wife, Jamie, created the first…

Character through Adversity - A Purim Message

This month we will celebrate the holiday of Purim: the celebration of how a lowly Jewish girl rose to become the queen of Persia, risked her life to advocate for her people, fought to reverse the evil decree against them…

Anticipatory Love - He Provides For All My Needs

The weatherman said we were about to get some in climate weather tomorrow. As I was sorting through my winter items figuring out what to wear, I saw outside, the birds were looking very busy. They were preparing… 

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Made to Worship - A Message for the New Year

I was listening to a beautiful song by the group Hillsong United called, “So Will I (100 Billion X),” and a line of the song jumped out at me. I have put the lyrics to this song at the end…

Ripples of Light - A Hanukkah Message

I was watching a TV show the other day and an analogy was given that God used to speak to me about the message of Hanukkah. The TV show character used an analogy describing an image of a rock skipping…