While watching Bill Murray's Scrooge & decorating the tree, my wondering eyes befell, a small squat box that I much neither remember buying nor placing there at all. What could this small square box be? Nothing I asked for, I had gotten three packages back, a mistake perhaps or package I had ... no I … Continue reading Christmas…the aftermath
Pray for our friend, Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh announced today that he has 'advanced lung cancer." You can read his statement here. Pray for our friend, pray hard.
The late Oliver Sacks on Celebrating Sabbath
MY mother and her 17 brothers and sisters had an Orthodox upbringing — all photographs of their father show him wearing a yarmulke, and I was told that he woke up if it fell off during the night. My father, too, came from an Orthodox background. Both my parents were very conscious of the Fourth … Continue reading The late Oliver Sacks on Celebrating Sabbath
The Lord’s Prayer
On the lord's prayerWe believe that God forgives us our sins; but also that He will not do so unless we forgive other people their sins against us. There is no doubt about the second part of this statement and it was emphatically stated by our Lord that if you don't forgive, you will not … Continue reading The Lord’s Prayer
A larger map of Lofoten
via Google Maps this time..and of course Snag-It, I honestly love that program.
Menorah in Lofoten, Norway
from Erez: I was lucky enough to capture this 'Menorah' over the eye of Utakleiv, while visiting the Lofoten in northern Norway. There is a lot more in Lofoten, and I urge you to look it up, as it's a wonderful photographic location for any season. It might … Continue reading Menorah in Lofoten, Norway
Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1 NIV Karen began the marathon filled with confidence. She had been training for months. She knew the course well and trusted her body. The weather was perfect. But ninety minutes later, she was overcome with a fatigue like none she had ever … Continue reading Perserverance…
Sucevita Monastery, Romania