Month: December 2017

2018: Stepping Into the Fullness

One year ago, I decided to embrace a lifelong dream that would require discipline and perseverance to not let it drown because my feelings didn’t “feel up to it.” I set a goal to blog once a week for the entire year. A worthy goal, as in doing so it would give me more practice

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(Guest Blog) The Man Who Wanted to Be Poor By Sudy Rosengarten

Art by Adele Steinberg   Reb Eliezer Lippe trudged along the familiar path deep in thought. The buckets he carried brushed against the foliage and swung back hard against his sides. AThough people in the synagogue pitied him, he felt no shame bird perched on his shoulder, whistling for the crumbs that it knew would

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Are You a Holiday “Master” or “Disaster”

This time of year more than any other, I usually find myself in a bit of a cosmic slur, How about you? Between gift lists and groceries and holiday cards and seasons greetings and concerts and secret Santa’s, it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle and allow our minds to whir in the ordering

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Mary: The Ultimate Wonder Woman

“Do YOU actually believe Mary was born without sin?” My non-catholic friends usually ask me this question at some point during our friendship. They do so with a pained expression or a haughty one. Those who’ve taken the time to know me and have born witness to my devotion to our Lord Jesus, usually express

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