Tag: spirituality

Celebrating 70 Years of Zion, Praying the Psalms and Anti-Semitism, Still?

Recently, I had the great honor of participating in a Priestly Blessing over a house of worship at which I minister frequently, and I was delighted at the conversation the priest brought up regarding the Hebrew traditions and the Christian faith. It was his belief that until a Christian comes to an understanding of the

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How to Make a Good Confession

The Short Key to Making a Good Confession is to start by making a good Examination of Conscience. An examination of conscience is the act of looking prayerfully into our hearts to ask how we have hurt our relationships with God and other people through our thoughts, words, and actions. We reflect on the The

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Why Fast?

Did you know that fasting is connected to answered prayer? Have you wondered why some people’s prayers get answered and others don’t. There is a scripture in James 4:3 that says,  “When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.” (New Living Translation)

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WHAT’S WITH THE FLIPPIN’ PANCAKES?

It’s SHROVE TUESDAY! This day gets its name from the word “shrive” meaning “to absolve” and marks the last day before the liturgical season of Lent, which is observed by an overwhelming majority of Christians during the 40 days preceding Easter. Like the Feasts of the Old Testament, it too is a prefigure of the

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