The mind will justify what the heart desires.

Written by Schalk_and_Elsa. Posted in restoration, Sabbatical Year

The mind will justify what the heart desires

The mind will justify what the heart desires. This is not only true when it comes to the keeping of YHVH’s commandments. The fears in our hearts can ruin us. Our mind is able to bend reality to justify not only our desires, but also these fears. Our hearts are deceitful and evil comes forth from it. Our challenge is to overcome this through repentance and seek YHVH’s kingdom and counsel in everything we do.

The Potter and the clay

Written by Schalk_and_Elsa. Posted in repentance, Sabbatical Year

Every day we get up and face life with all its challenges. Life can be difficult and often is. We all suffer in some way and some, like Job, suffer in many ways at the same time. It seems to me, from personal experience, but also from speaking to other people, that life’s challenges have increased. Have you noticed it too? Not only are we facing increasing natural disasters, threats to our freedom, personal issues, but spiritually things have heated up as well. We live under immense pressure and it is increasing.

Why is this? Could it be that YHVH is trying to show us or teach us something?

Sukkot in Jerusalem – 2015

Written by Schalk_and_Elsa. Posted in Sukkot

A beautiful Sukkah in the Old Cty of Jerusaem on a rooftop terrace.

We are all currently celebrating the Feast of Sukkot. Some of us are blessed enough to be doing it in the city He chose to put His name. See what Jerusalem looked like this year during the feast.

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