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For Yom Kippur every year, I taper off caffeine to avoid withdrawal headaches and irritability.  Let’s face it — the day is tough enough already.  I do this even though a part of me takes pride in my ability to harness it to keep up the pace of my life.   997 more words

Yom Kippur--The Lamb's Book

Illustration:  “L’Arbre de Vie (‘Tree of life’– sketch to vitrage in Chapelle des Cordeliers in Sarrebourg)” by Marc Chagall, 1974.

Jesus said to , ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. 383 more words

Daily Devotions

Yom Kippur--Complete Forgiveness

Illustration:  “Prophet Jeremiah” by Marc Chagall, oil on canvas, 1968.

“‘And this shall be a statute forever for you, that atonement may be made for the people of Israel once in the year because of all their sins.’ And Moses did as the LORD commanded him” (Leviticus 16:34). 420 more words

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Yom Kippur--The Scapegoat (Second Sunday in Lent)

Illustration:  “Wandering Jew” by Marc Chagall, ink on paper, 1914.

“And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the people of Israel, and all their transgressions, all their sins. 368 more words

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Yom Kippur--The Sacrifice

Illustration:  “The Cattle Dealer,” by Marc Chagall, oil on canvas, 1912.

“If any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn among them eats any blood, I will set my face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people.  332 more words

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Yom Kippur--The Preparation

Illustration:  “A Group of People,” by Marc Chagall, pencil, wash, and ink on paper, 1914.

“And the LORD said to Moses, “Tell Aaron your brother not to come at any time into the Holy Place inside the veil, before the mercy seat that is on the ark, so that he may not die. 302 more words

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Yom Kippur--Deny Yourselves

Illustration:  “Solitude” by Marc Chagall, oil on canvas, 1933.

“Then Jesus told his disciples, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.  373 more words

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