Tag Archives: family

Burning your bridges

Do you know what the saying, “Don’t burn your bridges” really means? Well a bridge is a connection, a safe path, a way to avoid tough roads. The bridge is a person, and just like bridges, people can offer connections, safe paths, and help you out in tough situations.  If you burn a bridge you can no longer use that same route. So “Don’t burn your bridges” basically means don’t destroy relationships you may need in the future. There may have been times when you burned your bridges and you didn’t even realize it. Think of a time when you needed a favor.  You might have needed to borrow money, you might have needed a ride, a job or help with something or even somewhere to stay. Who was the first person you went to? Was it the stranger you saw at the market? No,...

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FAMILY vs. FAMILY

When you begin your walk in the Truth and start to gain wisdom and understanding, you realize there are many changes one has to make.  For some, it’s easier than others but the one change I have seen affect people the most, including myself, was the separation from our family members.  I came in to the knowledge of the Truth thinking everything between my family and I would be the same, but I was so wrong. As soon as I understood who the chosen people of the Most High were, I couldn’t wait to tell my family. I felt like I had won the lottery and wanted to share my riches. I thought for sure my family would accept it like I had.  To my surprise they didn’t.  My mother was and is completely against the Truth.  My siblings respected my beliefs and went as...

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Ready for Tabernacles?

During the Exodus of the Israelites from Goshen Egypt both men and women were headed to a journey in the wilderness of Mount Sinai.  When I think about that time I wonder, as an Israelite woman, would I have been one of the complaining ones who found herself put to death by the Most High God in the wilderness (Numbers 16:27,31-32), or would I have been a helper who sewed tapestry and fine things for the building of the Tabernacle? Exodus 35:22; “And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted…”  How about survival? Would I have known any survival skills or been willing to accept instruction from a fellow experienced Israelite sister regarding what it took to survive in the wilderness of Mount Sinai? Well, fast forward to 2015, we are closely coming upon the Feast of Tabernacles and my...

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