Religion & Holidays

23Sep 2018

Sukkot in Jerusalem – The Feast of Tabernacles

Today begins the seven day Jewish festival of Sukkot. The word “Sukkot” means “booths,” and refers to the temporary dwellings that we are commanded to live in during this holiday in memory of the period of wandering. Christians refer to this festival as the Feast of Tabernacles. Tens of thousands of Jews come to celebrate […]

26Aug 2018

The Bond of Protection

The bond of love between a brother and sister is something to be cherished. This sibling bond marks the celebration of the Hindu festival of Rakshabandhan, literally translated as the “bond of protection.” But what is a parent's role in making sure that favoritism and jealousy do not ruin the bond?

17Jun 2018

Celebrating Fathers on this Father’s Day

A Father Worthy of Honor “Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” Deuteronomy 5:16 Honor your father and mother is the first commandment to […]

Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Pexels.com
03Jun 2018

The Depths of the Oceans, Who can know?

The beauty and health of the oceans and seas impact us far more than we may think. This magnificent view above from Bora Bora, French Polynesia is a testament to the incredible creativity of God. (pexels.com)  Let’s go back to the very beginning when they were first created and explore the origins from the Bible’s […]