When I was a little girl, we started a family tradition of decorating for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving. Mama would go and find the biggest, fullest, real evergreen tree she could find, filling our home with the natural smell of pine. We'd spent hours decorating it and embellishing the rest of the house while… Continue reading A Not So Merry Christmas
I know it's a broad question, but when asked - how will you be known - what's your answer? I ask this question because it's one that has been plaguing my mind for a few months now. It plays constantly in the background of my thoughts, and inevitably causes me to question everything about my… Continue reading How Will You Be Known?
Even if you are new to keeping Torah, I'm sure you are already familiar with the cycle that can easily ensnare even the most faithful Torah observer. If not navigated properly, people tend to fall into one of three categories: going insane, going back to modern day belief systems, or walking away from faith (in… Continue reading I’m New to Keeping Torah, Now What?
I was raised in a Baptist home, later attending a variety of Pentecostal and non-denominational churches in my adulthood. I was 25 when my husband attended a conference and brought home the idea of Torah. As we went step by step, little bit by little bit, adjusting our ways to take breaks from work and… Continue reading Sometimes, Summertime’s for School