I have been on a quest for so many years. I literally have set this aside so many times in the last 12 years. I have always wanted to understand why two goats are used during the Jewish festival of Yom Kippur. What I have read and what I have studied just didn't add up.… Continue reading The Tale of Two Goats
The idea that we are missing something from God: His love, His forgiveness, His salvation, His peace has been perpetuated by the church for hundreds of years. This idea stems from the belief that our behavior causes God to turn from us when we have missed the mark otherwise known as sin. When we get… Continue reading Missing Something?
If you have read any of my blogs, much of my writing centers around words. I have felt that there has been much lost in either translation or in the understanding of words and their true meaning. I have talked about having the right perspective of God; reading within context; and understanding who the author… Continue reading Tzaddik
As I began my morning, seeing an almost full moon and knowing what that represents this week, I began thinking about what happened a little over two thousand years ago today, Good Friday. Once again the question drifted in my thoughts...What If.....and here is what I saw... I could see the dusty road and a… Continue reading What If?
I have to give props to my family and friends for listening to me over and over again ...letting my mind go in all directions through out God's word with a topic and giving me feedback. This has taken me weeks to process. I say this because this may take you time to process or… Continue reading A Pirate’s Telescope
This is one of my favorites and thought I would share it with you. Grace to you, Darlene
“Levels” give off the idea that somehow, just like in the world, we must work for what we receive in God's kingdom and that somehow if we do work harder than we will have MORE in Christ, get more from God, have more authority, or are better than others at perceived "lower levels". This simply… Continue reading Be Like the Moon
If you have journeyed with me on this blog you will know I believe: It all begins and ends in Jesus. All you have to do is read John 1. This is and was the great plan of a loving Father to His creation: to give His own Son for a ransom, a payment, a… Continue reading THE CHOICE
One of the things I tried to teach my children was to appreciate their strengths all the while appreciating others strengths. I could use several examples of this here. Yet, this is the best one that will simply explain what I mean and why. When they were little we would go shopping at Costco. At… Continue reading Impartation???