Category Archives: Christianity

Counting the Omer During Covid-19

It has certainly been a crazy start to the year with a unique Passover season. We still celebrated even though a plague of sorts forced us to do things differently. Continue reading

America’s Modern Day Slavery

Over the past several years, I have gained a greater awareness of the evil of human trafficking going on in America and around the world. If I ever needed a reminder of just how fallen this world is, this modern day slavery does the trick. What I am learning is that it is in my own backyard. People are being sold every day and treated as if they are less than human. To make it worse, children are often the victims.

“Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery. It involves controlling a person through force, fraud, or coercion to exploit the victim for forced labor, sexual exploitation, or both.”[1]

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Prayers of the Righteous

I have no shortage of prayers that I make to God on my own behalf, but when I pray for others, I have an extra concern for effective prayers. Continue reading

Why I Prefer Hanukkah over Christmas

I grew up celebrating Christmas, but as I grew up and evolved in my faith, I have gone away from celebrating Christmas. I want to share some personal reflections on why I prefer to celebrate my Messiah through the holiday of Hanukkah instead of Christmas. I don’t care to judge anyone, but only to share where I am coming from in my journey. Continue reading

Meditating on God through Nature

I am a follower of Jesus and I believe the Bible is the word of God. I find much inspiration when I read the Bible and my faith in God is what has carried me through all the trials of my life. That faith is strengthened when I look around at His creation. I grow closer to Him and I am in awe when I meditate on the works of His hands. Continue reading