Jewels From Life

A Day in My Life

Shavua tov! That is the greeting which means, "Good week" for Sunday begins Israel's work week....

A New Normal

It was a David versus Goliath moment as PM Bibi announced the steps necessary to combat our unseen enemy – Covid-19.  I felt numb as I watched his grim “game face” and listened to his rapid staccato gun-fire presentation.  I heard but couldn’t process what he was saying.  Until he spoke words that took no processing....

Christmas Testimony

God used an ice storm to show me how angry I was at His love for the Gentiles....

Faith or Works?

But for the last few days, there has been some disappointments from unexpected places.  Faith and excitement were soon overwhelmed by doubt and fear.

Farewell Good Friend.

  Jews For Jesus Founder Moishe Rosen goes Home to Y'shua Michael Ireland (May 25, 2010)...

Heart check-up

In the first foundational steps of a major project, the Holy Spirit keeps giving me a "heart...

Home with a bang!

Flying over Mt Hood was breathtaking.  I was glad for a window seat - the first time I didn't...

I Hate Christmas!

“I hate this time of year!” “Me, too,” her friend replied as they walked into the synagogue. “I hate having Christmas shoved down my throat.” I

In Memory of Kristine Luken

I can imagine in her dying breath she said, "Father forgive them, they don't know what they're doing."

Israel is not the same!

This has been a very long and exhausting day. BUT it has also been a productive day as I was...

Jerusalem – A Real City

My day started early...a bit of jet lag? Maybe excitement? Maybe something I ate last night?...

More than Gold

Greetings from Vancouver, British Columbia!  Home of the Winter Olympics. After a VERY brief...

My Jewish Dog

The Jewish Dog by Paul Cohen on Monday, September 27, 2010 at 3:02pm Morty visits Dr. Saul, the...

My Right to Live

"You have no right to be pregnant." "We cannot afford this baby." "I'm not ready to be a ..."...

My Star of Bethelem

God heard and answered the cry of my heart when my faith faltered.

Returning Home!

November 2008 I arrived in Portland, OR for what was to be a three month hiatus. Some of my...

Rooted and Grounded

The unhindered view from the 6tth floor apartment is spectacular especially at sunset; but it...

Rooted and Grounded

There was one particularly ugly and bothersome plant that spewed its huge leaves onto the little space of patio.  It had to go!

Seeking God In New Ways

In this day and season of change, we are losing all that has been familiar and comfortable. The kind of loss we experience really doesn't matter, the pain is universal and can devastate if not destroy our faith.

Squeeze My Hand

SQUEEZE MY HAND Boffin was probably the most important thing in my life.  He was my companion,...

The Beauty of Cultures in the Kingdom (video)

All followers of Christ share the God's culture. Yet He has given us a beauty of cultures within the Kingdom. Let us share and learn from each other as we worship together in Spirit, Truth, Humility and Love.

The Testimony of Faith

To the non-believer, rejoicing and hoping during times of adversity and affliction seems to be...

The Winds of Change

Friends, we have all been thrust, suddenly and unexpectedly into these winds of change.  I believe this is a kind-of dress rehearsal for what lays ahead. Therefore, we need to find refuge in God’s hand of grace and mercy.  Being assured of His faithfulness, we can walk through these winds with determination, regardless of the circumstances, to fulfill God’s purposes through our lives for such a time as this!

There Were Two Trees

There were two trees in the garden. No not the Garden of Eden, but in my friend's backyard. One...

Traditions or Witchcraft?

The traditions of men pervert, defile and disguise who God is. They divide and not unify. They glorify men and not God. Lastly, traditions often turn into witchcraft. Witchcraft?!!

Why I celebrate the Incarnation

20 years ago the Lord melted my heart from anger and resentment toward the Gentiles, feelings I didn't know were there.  

Why Should You Die?

God promises us new hearts at the moment of salvation as He replaces a heart of stone and sin...

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