Greetings Gail-Friends. I hope you had a worship-full celebration of Yeshua's birth. We did. Last Shabbat, we enjoyed a Christmas carol sing-along. Our congregation members Barry and Wendy led us in signing the old carols that lift up praise to our Savior and King.
It really was JOY-full to focus on Yeshua. Rabbi talked about how this holiday is not about the tree, the gifts, the food, and the other secular songs about Santa, Frosty, and Rudolph.
Every week, as women light the Shabbat candles, we are reminded of this as we say this prayer:
Blessed are you, oh Lord our God, King of the Universe,
who has sanctified us in Your word,
and given us Yeshua our Messiah,
and commanded us to be Light to the world. Amen
We speak this prayer as we pull the light toward us with our hands:
I hope you'll listen closely to the lyrics of this song and remember it's all about Him, and focus on sharing The Light in the year ahead. I Have Seen The Light.