Have you ever felt the pleasure of God? It comes in an instant … for me, I sense Him smiling at me; I sense His pride in me at that moment. The pleasure of God brings a deep inner knowing that He has seen your sacrifices, heard your heart cries, […]
Imagine you’d been fasting 21 days. You had an issue you were seeking the counsel of God for. Then you have a vision of a man. The people with you don’t see it but they suddenly become so afraid they run away. It may be a hunger-induced hallucination. But then […]
My upper arms have become flabby through age and lack of weight training. Muscle slackness is easy to see, those old lady arms right there every time I even consider a sleeveless blouse. Is it rectifiable? Oh yes, certainly. And I WILL address it, despite my dislike of exercise. Every […]
“Beth Nimrah and Beth Haran were walled cities. They also built stone fences for their flocks” (Numbers 32:36 Names of God version). Leviticus 25:29 informs us that “If anyone sells a home in a walled city, for one year after selling it he has the right to buy it back. He may buy […]
I’m feeling reflective today so I’m presenting a direct question we all need to answer. How am I living my life? For who? There are two ways to live our lives: the more self-absorbed way where you’re trying to store up all you can for yourself -OR- the -seeking the […]
Psalm 46 is often quoted in Christian circles for verse 10: Be still and know that I am God. Here is that psalm from another version. I listened to it, considering the global political climate of 2017. It changed my perspective. Maybe yours, too? Elohim is our Machseh and strength, […]
Along with you, I believe Yahweh is a God who heals. I believe that the healing power of God did not end when Jesus ascended to heaven, but still operates. As His Body, we pray God’s Word and speak it over our families as His delegated, designated representatives on earth. […]
Mary’s Diary Entry: 1 AD in the month of Tishrei–
Our son was born today- finally! At times, it seemed this day would never arrive.
I replay the events of today in my mind, over and over, recalling the pain of my labor, the anxiety of wondering if we’d ever find a place to have this baby, then smiling at how it all turned out. My emotions were all over the place! Worried, tired and cranky on that donkey for so long, yet excited knowing I’d soon give birth. My body told me it would be soon.
But then I held him.