Shabbat Mevarchim

Today is Shabbat Mevarchim- “the Shabbat when we bless.” On the Sabbath before the start of a Jewish month/new moon, a blessing is recited to usher it in. Why, i mean why bother blessing the new month, before the new moon? Don't we bless and pray every Shabbat? Picture this: every day you wash the…

Still God.

Why does the psalmist tell us in Psalm 46 to: “be still and know that He is God?”  because stillness is a most difficult position to assume; contrary to the idea of peace, being what all men desire, stillness is a time of silence and barrenness in which  we forget such things as sovereignty and…