From all of us to all of you….. Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, and a Happy New Year! Thank you for your love and support throughout the 2011 year!!!
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How we spent our Sukkot Holiday: With the kids out of school for the Sukkot holiday, we decided to do something unique, non-traditional, and just plain yummy over the break…. we hosted a Sukkot Sushi Outreach! Thanks to the help of the some of the YWAM team, we introduced the kids to the deliciousness of [...]
“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!” And I would like to take this time to thank ALL of you who have supported Shine International, and me personally this year! As I look back, I really am amazed with everything that happened, and super excited about what is to come! May you have a [...]
This year I hosted Thanksgiving again at Shine Headquarters for a whopping 25 people! We ate TONS of food, had lots of fun and entertainment, and many laughs. As usual, we had an international crowd, which made it even more special (I mean, how many of you had sushi at your Thanksgiving Dinner this year?) I [...]
Its becoming a new tradition for me to spend Christmas Eve in Bethlehem…this was my 2nd year trekking across the border for the festivities. Its crazy to try to imagine how it was back then, compared to now; but my mind wandered back to the night when HE was born (standing on the same ground [...]
What began as a Freak-Out Thanksgiving, ended up a Fantastic one! While there were a couple moments of doubt, skepticism and “There’s a bubble!” the moments of eating delicious turkey, stuffing (from scratch) mashed taters, sweet potatoes, cranberries (we actually had some, and fresh ones at that), and both pumpkin pie and apple crisp for [...]
I just wanted everyone to know that I’m freaking out a little on the inside about Thanksgiving this year (which we are celebrating on Fri. instead of Thurs… we don’t have Thurs. off here) This is my 1st time EVER hosting and cooking Thanksgiving dinner, and I’m nervous. Add to that my turkey-experience today, and [...]
Tonight was the last night of the 7 day holiday celebrated in Israel called Sukkot. Since I was back in the States during the beginning of it, I missed out on the festivities my flat-mates held at our apartment. During Sukkot (aka: The Feast of the Tabernacles found in Lev. 23:33-44) Israeli’s are called to [...]
Starting at 5pm tonight (Thursday) we celebrate yet another holiday, The Feast of Weeks, or Pentecost as its called in the states. It comes exactly 50 days after Passover, which is now! It marks the giving of the Torah to Israel on Mount Sinai. How does The Feast of Weeks overlap with Pentecost. Well, after [...]