Lechem: BREAD of Life

BREAD: lechem (Strong’s 3899) Root: לֶחֶם Sounds like: lekhem There’s something about freshly baked bread… it is warm and inviting and satisfying. When I was an undergrad student at the University of Waterloo I lived in the Mennonite supported student residence, Conrad Grebel College. By reputation it housed the best dining experience on campus. A… Continue reading Lechem: BREAD of Life

Khalom: Speaking of DREAMs

DREAM- khalom- (2472 & 2492) Root: חֲלוֹם Sounds like: kha-lohm (rhymes with shalom) A co-worker of mine recently told me she had a dream about me: She was feeling anxious and ran outside of her home in distress. Suddenly she was knocking on my door. I opened it up, invited her in, and offered her… Continue reading Khalom: Speaking of DREAMs

Lev: the HEART of who you are

HEART: Lev (masculine noun). (Strong's 3820 and  3824 (Levav)). Root: לֵב Sounds like: lev/leb or le’vahv.  The heart is a symbol that you find everywhere this time of year. It seems as soon as Christmas is over, the stores fill up with red and pink candies and chocolate filled hearts. And, just like that, “love" is in the… Continue reading Lev: the HEART of who you are

Charash: SILENCE speaking volumes

SILENCE: charash (Strong’s 2790, 2791); chashaw (Strong’s  2814) Root: חָרַשׁ Sounds like: khah-rash Silence has an interesting reputation. We often say silence is good! But it is also noted that not speaking up is bad. We should be silent and listen for the voice of God, but once we hear it we should not be… Continue reading Charash: SILENCE speaking volumes