Category Archives: Devotional

A Christian Reflection on the Biblical Fall Feasts

The month of Elul is the last month on the Jewish calendar. It is often a time to reflect and take inventory of one’s life over the past year in preparation for the upcoming High Holy Days. One of the traditions associated with the month of Elul is the daily blowing of the shofar as a call to repentance. Continue reading

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

Remembering and Observing the Sabbath

The Sabbath has special meaning in my life. It is a time for me to rest and to draw closer to God. I do not always do this perfectly, but it is helpful to set aside a day for the purpose of rest and spending time with God. Continue reading