The Birthday of the King

I’ve always wondered about celebrating Christmas as the birthday of Christ. We don’t know exactly when he was born. Why would he need a birthday party thrown by human beings who could offer him nothing? Wishing him a “happy” birthday seemed especially over the top – his birth brought him nothing but betrayal and an … Continue reading The Birthday of the King

A Mikveh and A Manger

A.K.A., "Yahweh Mikveh - Hope Incarnate" My favorite Christmas movie is “The Nativity Story.” I watch it every Christmas Eve. The lighting, cinematography, and story line paint a realistic picture of the bleak circumstances into which Jesus was born. People were hopeless and fearful, struggling to eke out an existence from the barren land. God … Continue reading A Mikveh and A Manger