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Slow Living | Memories of the Lost

Today, April 8th, was much cooler than it’s been and turned overcast in the afternoon, surprising us with hail. Yesterday was the 3 year anniversary of my estranged British husband, Steven Mattin’s, death. We had been apart since 2009, but he wasn’t willing to sign divorce papers, so…C’est la vie. It turned out that heContinue reading “Slow Living | Memories of the Lost”

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What are the two middle words of Torah?

Shabbat shalom friend! In this week’s Torah portion we have the two middle words of the Torah and the middle letter of Torah. (Torah being the first five books of the Bible. The books of Moses.) There are an even number of words in Torah, hence the reason there are two middle words. Turn inContinue reading “What are the two middle words of Torah?”

His Kingdom Come: Reckoning of Time

Yesterday evening (Thursday the 3rd of March), a group of people scattered throughout Israel looked for the sliver of the new moon to report back to those of us in exile. Yesterday was the 29th day of the month. No sightings of the sliver were reported making this evening (Friday) at sundown, by default, theContinue reading “His Kingdom Come: Reckoning of Time”

Shabbat shalom to all Elect of YHVH

Once again at the beginning of a Torah portion, YHVH stresses the importance of His holy, set-apart, seventh day of the week. “You shall kindle no fire throughout your dwellings on the Sabbath day.” – Exo 35:3 How is it that we just disregard what He says? Shrugging it off as unimportant? If He declaresContinue reading “Shabbat shalom to all Elect of YHVH”

Thank YHVH for His Sabbath and Healing!

Whew. What a week. Finally getting relief from being confined to bed with swelling and gout. Had tried to do the keto diet again back on Jan 24th and stuck with it for about two weeks but was terribly sick the whole time. No more keto for me! 🍕🍔🍞🥖🥞😇 This week’s Torah portion of KiContinue reading “Thank YHVH for His Sabbath and Healing!”

A Loving Father Teaches His Children to Be Holy

Today’s Torah portion is the section I was born under, long, long ago. 😇 It is called Yithro and goes from Exodus 18:1 through 20:26. In honor of my loving Father, here are the 10 commandments that this section encompasses. I hope you are having, or had, a blessed Sabbath. Shavua tov! (Have a goodContinue reading “A Loving Father Teaches His Children to Be Holy”

Tonight/ Tomorrow (the 7th day) is Holy 🙌 ~ per יה

24) So they laid it up till morning, as Moses commanded; and it did not stink, nor were there any worms in it.25) Then Moses said, “Eat that today, for today is a Sabbath to YHVH; today you will not find it in the field.26) “Six days you shall gather it, but on the seventhContinue reading “Tonight/ Tomorrow (the 7th day) is Holy 🙌 ~ per יה”

Shabbat shalom 💕☃️

Exodus 31:13-17 13) Speak also to the children of Israel, saying: ‘Surely My Sabbaths you shall keep, for it is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am YHVH who sanctifies (sets you apart) you.14) ‘You shall keep the Sabbath, therefore, for it is holy to you.Continue reading “Shabbat shalom 💕☃️”