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The past few weeks have been the heart-wrenching kind. I haven’t been blogging because frankly, my heart is worn out and I don’t know how to put this stuff into a string of words that you would want to read.

Suffice it to say that we’ve been growing over here– growing the hard and painful way. You know what I mean? When you do things all wrong, yet you have no idea until you see how you’ve stomped on someone else’s heart?

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feast of trumpets

Our family has always had an interest in experiencing the feasts of the Old Testament. We see it as another way to experience God and learn more about who He is. Since so much of the Old Testament was designed by God to foreshadow Christ and His coming, when we participate in Jewish feasts, celebrations, and traditions, we see Jesus in each one. Though we are not required to observe these things, we are blessed by doing so.

When reading the Gospels, we see that Jesus celebrated the feasts. Why not follow in His footsteps? Although traditions have certainly changed since His time on this earth, the principle and the theme of each holiday remains the same. And again, there is much to learn. Continue reading