Category Archives: Messianic

A Young Christmas Artist

Pablo Picasso once said, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” When my granddaughter, Serraya, drew this Christmas picture, I considered it a childish piece of art…until I looked more … Continue reading

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Under the Tent

Tents have been around since biblical times, but my memory of them only goes back to my childhood. My parents never took me camping, either. Back then, Uncle Bert Smith had erected a tent on the side yard of his home. … Continue reading

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Jewish Testimony

I’ve been a believer in Messiah Jesus since age 13. If I were Jewish, I’d be having my Bat Mitzvah, but I’m Gentile, or goy. Some of my acquaintances think that I am Jewish, because I seem to know much … Continue reading

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The Kiss

“The Kiss” You have to kiss a lot of frogs, before you meet your prince/princess. The greatest love story ever written begins with Chapter One: “In the beginning, God….” My son and his family gave me artwork with a picture … Continue reading

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Do What You Want…Until

My motto is simple: “Do what you want, until someone tells you that you can’t.” Even then, you can “do what you want.” I credit my first-born son with that quote. It’s distorted a little, but then, I’m just following my … Continue reading

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The Rabbi’s Fiction

CHAIM POTOCK (1929 – 2002) was an American Jewish writer, rabbi, and army chaplain. His first book of fiction, The Chosen, remained on the 1967 New York Times’ best seller list for 39 weeks and sold nearly 3.5 million copies. When … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Home For Christmas/Hanukkah…If Only

I’ll be home for Christmas/Hanukkah if only in my dreams letters. I’ve been writing Christmas letters to enclose in my holiday cards for over 20 years now. I hope the grandchildren pictured will read all of them. This year, no … Continue reading

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