A daily break in your day to celebrate our salvation in Yeshua (Jesus) and our abundant life through the Torah

Posts tagged “Love

Deuteronomy, The Book Of Love

What do you see in this image? What you see depends on your point of view, your perspective.

There’s both a white vase and a two black profiles, but one of them stands out depending on the way you see things.

This same principle applies when we read the Bible. We read it from a certain perspective. It may be a preconceived notion we have. It may be through a filter of how we’ve come to understand a certain passage. It may be a perspective we were taught. If we’d never read the Bible and pick it up one day, we’ll see things through our own experiences, sensitivities, fears, orientation to life and our notions of God.

(more…)


Receiving God’s Gifts

3I had always received things from God in terms of their value for others, not fully embracing their value for myself.  There had to be a practical reason for everything, including the talents and desires God gave me. As an example, although I wanted to take voice lessons, I found it difficult to get motivated, because I didn’t know what I would do with the singing once I learned how. It wasn’t enough that I just wanted to learn to sing.

One day in casual conversation, I found that a friend of mine spent a lot of time growing bamboo. My first question was, “What’s the commercial market for bamboo?” (more…)