Author Archives: BatTikvah

About BatTikvah

I am a woman who loves life and loves to see others love life, too. I love and serve the Creator, the God of the Bible...the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Because of what the Creator has done in my life, I am here to help others now. I hope we can journey together!

Grief Group

I started attending a grief group recently. It has been a long time coming. I looked for one before, but for some reason, this one just was not showing up on my radar. It really is all about Creator’s timing. … Continue reading

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Hitting a Wall…

I hit a wall a few weeks ago…and it feels soooooo good! Good? Yes, good! Let me explain. I have Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD). I tend to leave off the D because it does not run my life, … Continue reading

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The medical profession has a lot for which to answer…

I know what I’m about to write will be very unpopular among many, but it needs to be said. The medical profession has allowed itself to be torn into two camps and that has led to serious harms, and even … Continue reading

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The Leaven of the Heart

With Pesach/Passover fast approaching, my thoughts are turning toward leaven. I know everything Creator has us do is not just a physical action. There is a spiritual application in it as well. I can remove the leaven from my home, … Continue reading

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Churning emotions…

Here I sit, the emotions churning in my gut and welling up inside of me. Why? I can only guess. But I think I am a pretty good guesser. I wrote previously (elswhere) asking the question, “When do we get … Continue reading

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When Storms Hit

This is what is left of our creek crossing after a recent storm dumped almost 4 inches of rain within 12 hours on top of the snow melt. It is completely gone. Four pipes blew out and went downstream. There … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Remembering

Last night, I found myself lying awake… remembering. Bits and pieces, flashes peaking around the corners of my mind. There was not a big emotional hit, but some silent tears did eventually slip down my cheek. Not many… just enough … Continue reading

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