But You Said! Vayishlach (“And he sent”)

  In my last blog, I shared many personal details of my journey with Gastroparesis. I received much encouraging feedback. I greatly appreciate everyone’s prayers and words. The portion today is Parsha Vayishlach (“And he sent”) Genesis 32:4 – 36:43: Jacob is meeting his brother Esau. It’s been over 20 years. That’s a long time … More But You Said! Vayishlach (“And he sent”)

Traditions, Prophets, and the month of Elul

What is a tradition? Webster’s dictionary defines it as an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior (such as a religious practice or a social custom). How many traditions do we see our Messiah keeping? Plenty, and I will name several as we move along in the Series, but what happens when we … More Traditions, Prophets, and the month of Elul


 Joyful Outcast   Sometimes joy arrives in the strangest of circumstances. It often comes from those deemed outcasts. It takes a conversation with a homeless veteran to remind us that we have heat blowing through vents in our homes. It takes our car breaking down for us to realize the joy of transportation. Gratitude often … More *FREE CHAPTER*

Ruth Speaks

I’m still moving blogs from Obadiah’s Cave to my new site. This is an older poem I wrote. The poem is dedicated to my husband, my Boaz, and my best friend. Thank you, Chief, for making every minute of this crazy life count.   Ruth speaks: Won’t you cover me? Boaz cover your רות with … More Ruth Speaks

The Head of John

My grandparents gathered in one-roomed buildings of their communities to sing hymns, pray and read the Bible every Sunday. They called the Messiah by the name Jesus. They knew nothing of the 7th day Sabbath. My grandparents and parents had no knowledge of a Mikvah but went humbly down to a river. They were baptized … More The Head of John