Jesus · Jewish Holidays

Reflections on the Jewish New Year, a call to repentance and why I can’t help myself from telling people about Jesus

“Those who are effectually brought to Christ, cannot but desire that others also may be brought to him.” Matthew Henry’s Concise Commentary It wasn’t until a friend asked me to blog about the current Jewish holidays that I even entertained the notion of talking about them. As a Catholic, I have been immersed in scripture,… Continue reading Reflections on the Jewish New Year, a call to repentance and why I can’t help myself from telling people about Jesus

Jesus · Jewish Holidays

The Jewish New Year, being an MOT and why my non-religious Jewish mother taught me about Jesus

“Hold fast to the will of God and with all your heart fight the good fight under the leadership of Jesus.” St. Andrew Kim Tae-gon My thoughts this morning were not turned towards The Jewish New Year, or Rosh Hashanah as us MOT’s call it (Member of the Tribe for those that don’t know). My… Continue reading The Jewish New Year, being an MOT and why my non-religious Jewish mother taught me about Jesus

Hollywood, Florida · Hurricane Irma

Six Dead at Nursing Home, what the hell are we doing?

Internet is back, so what. I have survivor’s guilt. While I sit in my now air-conditioned house with running internet as of this morning I am profoundly affected. I am not sure how my previous post got out to all of you, but by the grace of God, internet was working for a couple of… Continue reading Six Dead at Nursing Home, what the hell are we doing?

Atheists · war

There are No Atheists in Foxholes, or during Hurricanes…

“There are no atheists in foxholes,” Father William T. Cummings It’s been a week of chaos. Making preparations for the storm, counting bottles of water, tuna cans, lanterns and the like. Our hurricane impact windows had not yet arrived so we were stuck- do we stay here or head to mom’s? Mom and Dad are… Continue reading There are No Atheists in Foxholes, or during Hurricanes…

hurricane · Jesus

Psalm 91- A Prayer of Someone who has taken refuge in the Lord

You who dwell in the shelter of the Most High, who abide in the shade of the Almighty, Say to the LORD, “My refuge and fortress, my God in whom I trust.” He will rescue you from the fowler’s snare, from the destroying plague, He will shelter you with his pinions, and under his wings… Continue reading Psalm 91- A Prayer of Someone who has taken refuge in the Lord