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Vashti and Esther: His banner over me is love

On the face of it, the book of Esther is about a pagan king who trafficks young women, a plucky queen who refuses to come when called, and a humble girl of unknown birth who, together with her uncle, braves her way into the king’s harem and saves her people. 683 more words

Women In The Bible

From the Teachings of Abraham

“When you become adept at directing your thoughts to things that are pleasing, the unpleasing people (or unpleasing aspects of those people) will leave your experience.

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Spirituality

Lessons on Racism in Esther

In a previous post, I looked at the racial motivations implicit in the book of Esther. There, I argued that racism, persecution of people because of their race, instigated the crisis of Esther. 904 more words

Bible

Esther, part 4

Daily Devotionals

The book of Esther is set after the Jewish people begin to return to and rebuild Jerusalem, and yet they are still a people subject to foreign powers and rulers. 58 more words

Daily Devotional

Listening to the Right Voice: Hearing the Quiet Whisper in a Noisy World

Have you ever had so many voices competing for your attention that it was hard to even think straight, let alone know what to do? How do we learn to listen to the right voice? 2,494 more words

Faith

Esther, part 3

Daily Devotionals

The book of Esther is set after the Jewish people begin to return to and rebuild Jerusalem, and yet they are still a people subject to foreign powers and rulers. 58 more words

Daily Devotional