What Matters Most

And walk in love,  as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma. ~ Ephesians 5:2 nkjv   I have a stack of folders sitting in front of me and another stack to my right on the window seat. There are notes sticking haphazardly from commentaries, multiple Bibles, scholarly books. My mind races. My heart beats exuberant. I want to...

On Prayer

But Yahweh is in His Holy Temple. Let all the earth keep silence before Him. Habakkuk 2:20 Learning the Art of Prayer My prayer life has evolved in ways I could never have imagined it would. I do not remember the first time I caught myself talking to Yahweh – just right out loud for anyone to hear as if there were another person in the room. I am certain it began in a fit of frustration, of feeling...

The Art of Living Biblically

“But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days,” declares Yahweh, “I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their Elohim, and they shall be My people.” ~ Jeremiah 31:33 My husband and I sat outside one afternoon and I posed the question, “How do we define ourselves now?” I felt conflicted and torn. I had no...

On Sacred Names and Holy Days and Whatnot

Consecrate yourselves, therefore, and be holy, for I am Yahweh your Elohim. Leviticus 20:7 On our journeys through this life, things can change; when you walk with Yeshua, it is a certainty. This path of sanctification we travel leads us to truths that transform our thoughts and our actions. We do not travel this path at the same speed or learn the same way so patience is a requirement – with...

The Monster Called Arrogance

A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion. ~ Proverbs 18:2 Rarely a day goes by that I do not see it – a calling out of someone publicly. The topics vary, yet the reasons remain unwavering: the need to be right and be praised for it. Unknown fingers fly across keyboards, faces hidden, motives clear: humiliate whoever disagrees with your stance. What ought to be a...

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