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September 17, 2021

Leap

We have barely breached the border of 5782, yet entered a place of marvel and mystery. A leap year has come to call, not with a few extra days, but enough moments to make a month! Days drift and hearts wander and both need to

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September 10, 2021

Renew

Hebrew holy days are commemorations of history and the events that formed this story of His. They come to remind us that the story is ours also. The Hebrew word for holiday is mo’ed and means “rendezvous” or “an appointed

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September 3, 2021

Cast

For Rosh Hashanah - 5782 (September 6 - September 8, 2021) Clay was cast on this day, many twinkles and twilights ago. Darkness held the first day, just till light was let, like paint upon cavern’s canvas. There seemed no form

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April 16, 2021

Shade

My childhood was spent in the country, just at the bend of a cavity-filled gravel road and flanked by pastures and paddocks.  Front yards weren’t made to be manicured because acres were able to be roamed.  Fence posts and platte

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April 9, 2021

Days

A year vastly different can make things not so far away, feel distant.  A pandemic can cause promises to feel paused past pursuit.  Days which rub up against each other can bear the raw spot of all seeming the same and a “will

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April 4, 2021

Thicket

Abraham raised his eyes and looked, and there behind him was a ram caught in a thicket by his horns.  Abraham took the ram and offered it up as a burnt offering in place of his son. Genesis 22:13 As Abraham crossed

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March 26, 2021

Fray

Last night’s sunset was frayed, for each hue left trace of itself upon the next, like fragile fingers trying to take hold of what would come next. As its glow filled the sky beyond us and the space around us, I wondered, did the Israelites

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December 25, 2020

ADVENTuring #27

Jesse Tree December 25 - Day 25 Beneath Ornament - Baby Jesus Thank you for joining this ADVENTure! I so hope through it, you’ve found Him in spots you haven’t before and sites you haven’t searched in a long time.   I

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December 24, 2020

ADVENTuring #26

Jesse Tree December 24 - Day 24 Magi Ornament - Star Lift up your eyes on high and see who has created these stars, the One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; because of the greatness of His might

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December 23, 2020

ADVENTuring #25

Jesse Tree Day 23 – December 23 ENTRUSTED Ornament - Carpenter’s Tools In the tales of our heroes of old, there is one least told--that of Joseph, a carpenter who dreamed the birth of the babe, who would save mankind. Joseph

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