Progressive Conservativism

Daniel Juster, Th. D., Restoration from Zion The term progressive conservative envisions moving society to a greater righteous and just order on the basis of conservative principles.  The principles do not change but applications to new situations requires change.  We …

The Holocaust and the Gospel

Daniel Juster, Th. D., Restoration from Zion of Tikkun International I have been involved in efforts for many years to see the Church come into alignment with the restored Messianic Jewish community. Our own ministry in Tikkun International has been …

An Ideological Mindset

Some of my friends on the right and left seem too ideological. You can pick this up for when I post their responses are too predictable. So this is for my more ideological friends. I am a conservative, but not …

Trust by Patty Juster

After four years of preparing for our daughter and her family to move in with us, it finally happened last Saturday.  Since arriving, we had to take their youngest child by ambulance to the emergency room as she had become …

Where My Soul Finds Rest by Patty Juster

Where may my soul find rest?  My soul finds rest in God alone.  Day after day our souls are tormented by the unrighteousness all around.  Like pilgrims we become aware more and more that this is not our home.  So, …

The Ruach of God

By Patty Juster Oh, gentle breath caressing my soul In coolness, my ache you do soothe Touching me with whispering softness The Ruach speaking, love’s note endearing, “It is I, drink this heaven’s nectar, From luscious fruit like honey dripping.” …

ALONE

By Patty Juster Never a whisper can be heard My inmost thoughts alone they walk No stranger or friend, the road is bare My heart does fail and down I fall Alone, in cool darkness I wait For one who …

Beauty – A Reflection by Patty

Why is there longing for and enjoyment of beauty in me that moves my soul so deeply? Why do I crave it to the point where I cannot live without it?  I think it is because of all the trauma I …

Endurance Inspired by Hope by Patty

The world is abuzz with the breathtaking phenomena of Michael Phelps. Many claim that his accomplishments as an athlete surpasses even the greatest athletes from

Drill Now by Patty

One of the principles of physics that school children learn is called the second law of thermodynamics.  Simply stated or applied, any object that is moving will eventually stop moving if no new energy is applied to it.  In other words, the whole …