Category: Katie’s Ramblings

  • Shabbat Story Time

      Today, as I take a moment to ponder the goodness of my Creator and Redeemer, I can’t help but feel so loved and blessed. I turned 50 years old a week ago, and I celebrated my 30th year anniversary of marriage to my faithful, loyal, and patient husband. I have been reflecting and reminiscing…

  • Day 10 Inspection Gate (Ten Days at ten Gates)

    Day 10 Inspection Gate (Ten Days at ten Gates)

    Read day ten in Ten Days at 10 Gates Today, we prepare to pass through the Inspection Gate.  This is a interesting, but long article about the East Gate and Inspection Gate. Inspection Gate As we finish our journey through the gates around Jerusalem we find ourselves outside the inspection/judgement gate.  So often I find…

  • Yom Teruah, Day of Trumpets 101

    Yom Teruah, Day of Trumpets 101

    Have you heard about the Biblical Feasts?  Have you thought about celebrating them, and wonder how to get started? Today, I want to give the Biblical basics to answer the questions: What is Day of Trumpets?  How do I celebrate it? The Biblical feasts can have several different names depending on who you are speaking…

  • Day 30 Humility Philippians 2 (40 Prayers for my Husband)

    Day 30 Humility Philippians 2 (40 Prayers for my Husband)

    Yesterday, I reminded myself and anyone else that is reading these prayers that as we pray the Word it is not a magic spell or chant that we are doing.  The words that we take out of Scripture to use in our prayers are not even always in context as we apply them to our…

  • Healthy Choices, a Letter to my Daughters

    Healthy Choices, a Letter to my Daughters

    Girls, you have all grown into such beautiful women.  So often people around us are focused on the outside and only see our weight, shape, or physical characteristics.  These people often have health advice and sometimes criticism.  I want to share with you some insights and ideas on how to be healthy, strong, and have…

  • Bekah and Andrew Elliott wedding June 9, 2023

    My very mature and extremely responsible 22, almost 23, year old daughter got married to a very mature, Godly man this past weekend.  Here is a video.   So, as you see my Bekah looks very young.  Interestingly, complete strangers thought they needed to let us know she was too young to get married.  This…