As we enter a new year, I think many are happy to leave last year behind; I know I am. But we still bring ourselves and our struggles into the new year. What will we do to make things different?
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Traditionally, Jewish/ New Year is a time for looking back and hoping ahead… yes, you got that right and it’s not a typo – hoping (not hopping) – ahead. This past year has certainly been one that has made us look ahead with many hopes and not a few fears. The pandemic and local politics […]
It doesn’t seem right to welcome the Jewish New Year without writing a post, even though most of you don’t have a Jewish background. The thing is, jokingly, I always tell people that every day is a New Year—for someone. Fond Memories When I think about celebrations and dates, I am reminded of Rich. He […]
It is no secret that I love the Jewish holidays. This year, as I was preparing to give a teaching on them for the Chinese Church, I discovered a lot of interesting facts that I’ve been mulling over the past few days. This morning, a new and simpler meaning for the Feast of Trumpets suddenly […]
Life has been hectic since my return from vacation. As most of you know, I spent one week in Moscow, Russia and one week in Oslo, Norway. I was planning on writing a post about my trip, but as I started writing, I realized it was getting way too long. So please be patient, I […]