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The Message

I was right in the middle of deceitWhen truth found me.Well I thought I was living lifeas one should be.
The Message

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In Passing Hellos

Jun 25, 2020
That’s all we can afford to give.We've been made to feel afraid of each other.They tell us each day.be…

In Those Days

Jun 08, 2020
Many will claim his name.In those days.

Avinu Malkenu

Sep 15, 2018
Avinu Malkenu, please show me how to get closer to You.

The Largeness of Love

Sep 03, 2017
I’ll try to define - One small word, LoveDoes fill all the earth - And heavens above

Hear, O Israel

Nov 16, 2014
Hear, my people, Israel,The Lord is one, the only God,And you shall worship him alone,For him reserve your…

Shabbat Poem

Nov 15, 2014
O' people, dear people the Sabbath day has comeand we are gathered as a familywith the setting of the sun.

I am Joseph

Oct 27, 2014
I see them as in carriages,Of stately royal hue,They're borne away, their task fulfilled,They're purses,…

Sebastian

Sep 09, 2014
Sebastian may be blind, but he can seeEverything extant to you and me.Because his sight is safely tucked…

Before One Reads the Torah

Aug 22, 2014
Before one reads the Torah, one must beAlight with love of G-d, as though a flameTook refuge in the temple of…

If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem

Jul 11, 2014
If I forget thee, Jerusalem,Then let my right be forgotten.Let my right be forgotten, and my left…

Heaven Will Be

May 27, 2014
We will be there in a perfect sinless place,In a perfect universe, in a perfect space.Where all are first and…

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Parashat Noach

Parasha for the Week: Noach: Genesis 6:9 - 11:32Aftarah for the Week: Isaiah 54:1 -…

Parashat Balak

Parasha for the Week: Balak Numbers 22: 2 - 25:9Haftarah for the Week: Micah 5:6 -…

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How Much Does a Prayer Weigh?

Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store. She approached the owner of the store…
How Much Does a Prayer Weigh?

Good Morning My God

When I awake, You are the first thought on my mind.When I awake, the joy of Your presence is mine.Thank You my God for this day.Thank You…
Good Morning My God

Anne Frank Poem

A simple girl with great ambitions, that wereNever to be fulfilled; butNeither to go unnoticed, herEarly life was to be stilled. She was
Anne Frank Poem

Dry Dry Dry

'Twas in the desert Dry and parched I did seek For it was there my thirst grew strongest And it was there that I grew weak
Dry Dry Dry

The Fee

In the waning light Evil smiles, His roaring time is presently here. He watches the masses rush for play. Knowing it's him they should fear.
The Fee

Books of the Bible

In Genesis the world was made by God's creative hand;In Exodus the Hebrews march to gain the Promised Land;Leviticus contains the Law, holy,…
Books of the Bible

Metamorphosis from a Worm to a Butterfly

My beloved Yeshua where am I now in the transformation for Thee?Am I still in the cocoon waiting to be liquefied and made into a butterfly…
Metamorphosis from a Worm to a Butterfly

Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit, oh holy spirit please rescue me.Holy Spirit come live inside of me. You are my everything.You are my reason for living, come…
Holy Spirit
Complaining Bears No Fruit

Complaining Bears No Fruit

My beloved adonai, i know that you love me.My beloved adonai, i know that you care.But when you hear me complain each day, your heart and…
Complaining Bears No Fruit

Veils

It's happening at the moment, deceptive veils all around.Veils so thin and clear at first, like just a change of shade.Similar to stepping…
Veils

The Wake

Two men sat talking on the front steps of the mansion on the hill. The older, the mentor; and the younger, the pupil, discussed the Book. I…
The Wake

Eyes

I’ve seen innocent eyes, living out their fantasyEyes not trying to hide, naked to ecstasy.I’ve seen guilty eyes, shying from the truth.At…
Eyes

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Antiques

Please don't know this aging antique deskIt was not chosen with idle foolishnessThe finish is no longer new, but check out the grainOh…

A Talk with God

Who made you, God? He said, "I AM". Will you protect me? "I HAVE BEEN". Why is there pain? "SO YOU'LL GROW". For what? "TO EVENTUALLY GO".

The Warring

Have you heard of an age of love without time? How can this be? Life is marked by pain 'within' time. That's reality. Have you heard this…

A Leaf Like Me

The last fall colored leaves touch the earth,Another year is unswervingly ending.A warm evening mist caresses my cheeks,I cannot ignore our…

What a Day, Lord

I overslept when I had so much to do.I really didn't mean to forget about You.But nothing seemed to go right, I swear.First, Joey tried to…

The Chase

It was a typical dayOf all work and no play,For this cop of chain and ball.He'd hide over a hillReady for the kill,To nail someone's hide…

The Challenge

Sometimes we are a group of lemmings looking for a cliff.Sometimes we are believers with our lifelines adrift.Instead of whispering hope we…

Someone Who Cares

I'm writing to tell you of someone who cares,Whose life and death brought something I must share.At night when you lay your head on the…

One Moment Please

Is it convenient to know when you will die?To have the extra moments to say good-bye?Maybe to visit some friends who really care?Time to…

Needing a Miracle

I've wronged my Lord and Savior,Why even a prayer for me?I've let Him down too many times.Now I'm a man who cannot see.

Lovers & Fools

The elderly couple enters the town dance,And quietly seek a table near the back.He removes her wrap and seats her first,Then hangs tattered…

A Date With?

Time is everything. Death knows nothing.Time can bring every pleasure known,And even bringing sadness andDistress to every child born.

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I am Joseph

I see them as in carriages,Of stately royal hue,They're borne away, their task fulfilled,They're purses, stomachs, too.

Veils

It's happening at the moment, deceptive veils all around.Veils so thin and clear at first, like just a change of shade.Similar to stepping…

If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem

If I forget thee, Jerusalem,Then let my right be forgotten.Let my right be forgotten, and my left remember.Let my left remember, and your…

How Much Does a Prayer Weigh?

Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store. She approached the owner of the store…

Eyes

I’ve seen innocent eyes, living out their fantasyEyes not trying to hide, naked to ecstasy.I’ve seen guilty eyes, shying from the truth.At…

The Wake

Two men sat talking on the front steps of the mansion on the hill. The older, the mentor; and the younger, the pupil, discussed the Book. I…

The Chase

It was a typical dayOf all work and no play,For this cop of chain and ball.He'd hide over a hillReady for the kill,To nail someone's hide…

Avinu Malkenu

Avinu Malkenu, please show me how to get closer to You.

Sebastian

Sebastian may be blind, but he can seeEverything extant to you and me.Because his sight is safely tucked away,All his other senses come to…

Anne Frank Poem

A simple girl with great ambitions, that wereNever to be fulfilled; butNeither to go unnoticed, herEarly life was to be stilled. She was

Hear, O Israel

Hear, my people, Israel,The Lord is one, the only God,And you shall worship him alone,For him reserve your praise and laud.

Heaven Will Be

We will be there in a perfect sinless place,In a perfect universe, in a perfect space.Where all are first and none are last,Forgiven by the…

Shabbat Poem

O' people, dear people the Sabbath day has comeand we are gathered as a familywith the setting of the sun.

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