Behold, you desire truth in the inward being; therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart. – Psalms 51:6 Among the genealogies of Jesus is a reference to one of five women who had a remarkable impact on the Messiah’s coming. One such woman is never recognized by her own name, referred to always as
“I will do what you have asked. I give you a wise and discerning heart…” 1 Kings 3:12 I can still recall hearing for the first time as a little girl the story of young King Solomon and his request for Wisdom. ‘Course now we can all ask for Wisdom and in fact we have
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
Anyone who has a soul ought to love this time of year. Why? Simple. Because at no other point of the year is there such a beautiful juxtaposition of the Great Paradoxes of Life. In a matter of just three days, a soul glimpses the great mysteries of Life: Death, Redemption, and Resurrection. It would
I remember the first time she told me those words. She said them with a fierceness so commanding, her confidence alone was more intriguing to me then anything and I wanted to possess it for myself. She looked fearless and brave. I wanted to be fearless and brave. “Never let them see you cry, sweetheart.