Rebbetzin Yona's Blog

Chai (Life)

correct me of my sin so that my walk will be pleasing to You

H  humor me that Your joy may strengthen my faith in times of trial

align my vision that I may see things through Your love

 I  inspire me with Your hope and teach me to be obedient to Your ways

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Browsing Archive: July, 2012


Posted by Yona on Sunday, July 22, 2012, In : Poetry ... Prose 

You cannot see me,
but you know me intimately.
You feel me like the wind.
You breathe me as life giving air.
From where I come and where I go,
you do not know,
but I am everywhere.

I am the Ruach.

I can be a whisper,
a gentle nudge,
a comfort, and a healing balm.
I can minister to your needs:
instruction in righteousness,
conviction that leads to growth,
and direction on your path.

I am the Ruach.

I bring remembrance of the Word,
give knowledge you did not know.
I utter words upo...

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In the Valley

Posted by Yona on Saturday, July 21, 2012, In : Poetry ... Prose 

There are those times when Believers find themselves at a low point in their lives. Many will say of themselves that they are in a valley. It can be for various reasons: loss, grief, illness, broken relationships, isolation, sin, depression or disappointment, just to name a few.

Whatever the reason, these seasons can feel very alone and sometimes inescapable, but the L-rd wants us to know otherwise. He is our hope. He is faithful even when we are barely hanging on to hope or have lost hope.

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Rebbetzin Yona

If I boast about anything, it will be about my Abba, the Creator of the Universe, the Creator of me, the One and Only true G-d.

The L-rd drew me unto Himself as a young girl. My introduction to the L-rd, prayer, and His Scriptures was through the women in my family.

He filled me with His Ruach HaKodesh (Holy Spirit) at the age of fifteen and has walked with me, teaching me ever since.

His ministry in me has been to use the many gifts He has freely given in order to testify of Him.

His gifts have been plenty, from equipment to do the task at hand to experiences of trials and joys. All that He gives is a gift, treasures of learning, growing, and drawing close to Him.

For me, the greatest of these gifts is to know Him intimately. Without Him, I am powerless against my enemies and fruitless for His kingdom. I am nothing apart from Him.

Through my acceptance of Messiah Yeshua's atonement, I received cleansing of my sins and a place in His Kingdom.

It is because of the Almighty's Chesed, mercy and loving kindness, to me that I am able to testify of Him, share the good news, and pour out His Chesed into my neighbor.

And so I boast about Him, because it IS all about my Abba and the salvation given through His Son.