In 2006, I went through a bit of a spiritual crisis when I felt like the Bible I was reading didn't make sense. I had been told that so much of it was for Israel (and not for me) that I was starting to wonder if any of it actually applied to me personally. It felt like things contradicted each ... Read More about Is God True? (My Testimony Part 2)
I've been pondering something lately. I can get caught in a trap of worry, and it can feel impossible to escape. Unfortunately, this trap isn't a physical trap, so I can't physically get out. Worry is a trap that is totally within my own mind. However, my physical body still reacts as if it's all ... Read More about When I’m Anxiously Thinking Too Much
I have been working on this post for months. Literally. I would start it, and then I would put it away. :-) However, with the biblical feast days coming soon and so much division, both in Christianity and in Messianic and Hebrew Roots circles, I just couldn't keep quiet any more. There are terrible ... Read More about Myths about Unity
A dear reader asked me a question this summer: What are the scriptural requirements to keep God's feasts and are they in place today? One thing that jumped out at me is Leviticus 23:9-11 indicates that this observance had to be in the land of Israel, and the waiving of the sheaf is to be done by ... Read More about Torah Obedience Without a Temple
It's been several weeks since I wrote a new blog post. I've been sick, quite sick, and we found out that it's mono. Several of our girls have it, too, so our exciting summer plans have been replaced with quiet sick days in the living room together. At least we can be together! I am thankful for my ... Read More about A Little Summer Update
A few days ago, I posted an article about headcovering on my Facebook wall. A reader had comment that caught my eye: "Where is headcovering in the Torah? Is Paul adding to scripture in this case?" That's an excellent question, especially since YHVH commands us, "Whatever I command you, be careful ... Read More about Does the Torah Command Headcovering?
This post was originally written in 2010, when I was 36 years old. You do the math... (wink!) Something odd has been happening to me lately. I've been getting old! Yup! I knew it would happen someday, but it has kinda caught me off guard. For the first time I can remember, I'm not one of the ... Read More about Lessons Women Need
It’s a warm, sunny day when a tall man and his wife invite you into their home. You settle on the wooden chairs around the dining room table, and tendrils from your hair blow slightly from the ceiling fan’s cool air. The walls of the bright, yellow kitchen beam at you, and the plates on the shelves ... Read More about Why Do We Need to Know God’s Word?