If you do not believe in Yeshua as the Messiah, this post is not directed to you. It is a reflection of my struggle for a right heart in this current war being fought in Israel. My struggle is with my heart. What should my attitude be toward this war, toward Gaza, toward the Palestinians, toward Hamas, and toward the pride I see here in Israel as our leaders call for the decimation of Hamas in Gaza? How should my faith in Yeshua direct my thoughts, my prayers, and my words and actions?
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Category: Scripture Meditations
Rest has never been one of my defining characteristics – at least not as I understand the word. So, when my doctor advised that I was not getting enough rest during my chemotherapy and officially ordered me to take 3 months off work – you can imagine my reaction. [Read post at Hope-Challenged.com to view picture and video at the end]
There is a cliché that time flies when you get older. However, it is indeed true. It is hard to find new words to express universal experiences. We face a crisis, and it passes, and what we thought was of tremendous import fades with the next unforeseen incident. I pray that no matter what happens, […]
This is my first post since December. I really thought I would get back to writing more. After all, that is part of what I was talking about in my last post, as I considered pressing on “toward the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 3:13-14). I know that God […]
A recent study in 1 Thessalonians has led to discovering overlooked facts that are giving me a new perspective on life and the situations I am facing. This post is a bit long, but I hope you’ll read it to the end. The Thessalonians had nowhere to hide As I worked through chapter 1, and […]