Printable Passover card

printable passover card

Sometimes we get so caught up in technology that we lose the charm of the old-fashioned way of doing things. In an era where email is the standard, getting an actual card in the mail is a rare treasure. Today, I’d like to encourage you to return to the old-fashioned ways and send a card […]

Bottle cap magnet Omer counters

We are instructed in Scripture to count 50 days from the Shabbat during Feast of Unleavened Bread to the next feast day, which is Shavuot! Shavuot is also called the Feast of Weeks, which makes perfect sense, since we count 7 full weeks, and celebrate on the following day. This can be a fun, engaging […]

A prayer of confession for Yom Kippur


I came across this prayer in Philip Goodman’s “The Yom Kippur Anthology.” I read it aloud on Yom Kippur and barely got through it because I was crying so hard. It is quite a lengthy prayer, but has a way of putting us face to face with our sin, and the seriousness of it. I […]

Feast of Trumpets

yom teruah

And YHVH spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe a day of solemn rest, a memorial proclaimed with blast of trumpets, a holy convocation. You shall not do any ordinary work, and you shall present a food […]

What kind of light am I?

We are supposed to be a light to the nations, drawing them to YHVH and His wonderful Torah. We should be like a candle in the window, beckoning travelers to come in and get refreshed. “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is […]

Simple everyday flatbread

This is my go to flat bread recipe. We use it for bread, pizza, burger buns, etc. It’s simple, straightforward and very versatile. Flat bread recipe 4 cups flour (I use a combination of white and wheat) 2 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups water 2 TBS olive oil Mix the dry ingredients together in a […]

Shavuot 2014

Hello, everyone! Did you enjoy celebrating Shavuot? We had a rare treat of being able to meet several other Torah keeping families. I thought it would be fun to share some pictures with you. Here’s Gramps and Marmee (my parents) enjoying some time with Caleb. Our lovely and very delicious challah bread, prepared by our […]



Shavuot is coming soon! How will you be celebrating this year? Shavuot is a celebration of the wheat harvest, and is a wonderful opportunity to show YHVH your gratefulness for all His blessings. Here are some ideas to help you in your celebration. Celebrate outside! What a wonderful way to connect with YHVH’s blessings! Rejoice […]



(This post was originally published January, 2012. We hope it is a blessing to you this year, too.) We are part way through the winter months and it is exciting to think that the spring feasts will soon be upon us. We are already making preparations for Passover this year. I would like to take […]

Jonathon’s Story – part 3

The story continues… I began loading the donkeys again. I was getting good at that. But unlike our trip to Jerusalem, I was very excited about this trip. We were going to nearby Gophna. There was a smaller number of soldiers there. We had one goal. Remove the enemy, and help the people begin following […]