Archive | December, 2014

Explosion of Light

There is a lot of talk this time of year about the paganism in the Christian faith and the celebration of Christmas. So much so that it comes out sounding hateful and hurtful, snarling, biting, and mean. As followers of the Master, should we be acting this way? Last week’s Torah portion ignited an explosion […]

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Is Hanukkah Biblical?

In my last post I talked about Christmas, so today I want to delve into Hanukkah. So many people believe Hanukkah is a holiday that came about some time after Jesus left the earth. Some even think it’s the Jewish counter to Christmas. What many don’t know is that it started in 165 BCE. And […]

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Christmas – Earning God’s Grace?

You better watch out, you better not cry You better not pout, I’m telling you why Santa Claus is comin’ to town There was an explosion of emotion this week at my son’s house. It’s that time of year when the world falls in love Ev’ry song you hear seems to say “Merry Christmas, may […]

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Who Do You Want to Emulate?

Next to The Four Living Creatures, the series on Esau generated the most traffic to this blog since its inception. That tells me the question, ‘Why God Hated Esau’, is on many minds. So I’d like to share some afterthoughts on Jacob and Esau. One thing I didn’t know, but found out during Torah class, […]

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