This idea of fasting is daunting. It’s a mix between looking forward to ridding ourselves of the ties that bind and being afraid of letting go of what we hold on to the most. When He is with us, we don’t feel the need to fast, but when He is away from us, the urge… Continue reading Don’t give up chocolate for Lent
It has been a good, long several months. I have felt as though I have been living in a sort of alternative universe. Two parallel roads mark the race I’ve been running, my will and God’s. For those of you that may be on that same path, I urge you to stay the course. All… Continue reading Seeking the Will of God, the return journey home
The universe is too big and too vast to think about. It is too deep and wide and we are small, minute beings on a large grid. We ponder the scheme of the earth, purpose, meaning and 52 self-help books that tell us we can have anything we want if we train our minds to… Continue reading Read this
Thank you to Pastor Anthony Baker for hosting me on his blog this weekend. You can click the link below to head over to the Recovering Legalist and check out my piece on a being a Jewish believer in Christ. This is one of the longer pieces I have written, but you’ll understand why when… Continue reading 10 Things Jewish Believers In Christ Want You to Know — The Recovering Legalist
There is much ado about the Blessed Mother, although I am not quite sure why. As a non-Catholic, I never really understood why loving Mary was wrong. But I must admit as a Jewish girl, I had no idea that I was even a Protestant. But it was the Protestant church that hurled me into… Continue reading My Jewish Mother
“This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; Sharing your bread with the hungry, sheltering the oppressed and the homeless; Clothing the naked when you see them, and not turning your back on your own.” Isaiah 59:6-7 “Fasting… Continue reading Simple Christianity: Being our Most Authentic Selves
I have been preoccupied with a rather fascinating book, recommended to me by The Modern Theologian. It could quite be the best book I have ever read. I say “could” because I am neither done with it nor think it to be a book. It is a movement. It is the embodiment of the Holy… Continue reading Have I loved you?
I tasted food, for the first time in two days. I didn’t just eat it, go through the motions of chewing, eat just so that I could sustain my life. I tasted every morsel, every flavor. And I didn’t just order any old plain, whole wheat, healthy nuts and sprouts food. No. If I was… Continue reading Fasting or Feasting, It’s time for the banquet
This is the statue I have at the very front of my desk. I won’t tell you where or which desk but a desk. It was given to me by a friend who said that it reminded him of me, and that it would do much better in my hands than tucked away in a… Continue reading Silent witness
A little bit more about the Saint that led me to my Catholic faith, and the one that continues to inspire me each and every day.