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?
Most people are familiar with the concept of “burning bridges” in your life which ends a relationship you had with someone that was once important to you. I wonder if as many people are familiar with the idea of building bridges, even when it isn’t easy. Recently, a situation came into my life very unexpectedly… Continue reading Building Bridges
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 never questioned much about the Bible, let alone what the Preachers I sat under were teaching. Why did I need to? They knew more than me and the Scriptures were normally beyond my understanding anyways. I was fairly familiar with different denominations and I settled for the understanding that each group had their own… Continue reading Why We Started Keeping Sabbath