Days of Awe

Yom Kippur

In honor of Yom Kippur: Some Old Testament perspective: 26 The LORD said to Moses, 27 “The tenth day of this seventh month is the Day of Atonement. Hold a sacred assembly and deny yourselves, and present an offering made to the LORD by fire. Leviticus 23.26-27 (NIV) And the New Testament fulfillment explained by Paul […]

Yom Kippur 5770

Yom Kippur is the Jewish Day of Atonement and a time for asking God for fogiveness. Here are some of my thoughts on Yom Kippur 5770 (Jewish Calendar).


Reflection number 2 in my “Days of Awe” preparation for the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) on the Jewish calendar. As humans, I think we are always pulled between two extremes: excess, and asceticism. We tend to either gobble up all we can of something (food, TV, video games, reading, sleep, sex, etc.) or decry […]