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“Haman, BOO! Haman, BOO!”

Haman was King Ahasuerus’s right hand; a wicked villain who plotted to kill Mordecai and the Jewish people. During the reading of the… 51 more words

Reflections from ESTHER: THE PROVIDENCE OF GOD THROUGH A PAGAN RULER

            The book of Esther is another marvelous account of the annals in the mosaic of Israel.  The book reads like history, not fantasy where Jewish enemies as in the past sought to destroy them, but God in his providence rescued them through a non-Jewish king named Ahasuerus. 438 more words

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Prompt 91: Pick an exotic celebration or holiday from some faraway place, Write about what happens when your family decides to observe that holiday.

Celebrating holidays and special celebrations from other cultures in “faraway” places is something I have done frequently as an adult.

When I met my now ex we did that often while we were dating and before we had children. 336 more words

Family

Throwback Thursday-One Night With The King (2006)

For every 10 or 20 stories there are about men who overcome what seems to be insurmountable obstacle, there are only a handful of stories of women who do the same. 234 more words

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Christian Purim

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2!

I love the story of Queen Esther in the Bible!  She is such a strong woman of God, willing to put the needs of her family and her people first.   236 more words

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“King Ahasueras, Sounds like a sneeze.”

Despite being a ruler, King Ahasuerus of Persia often acted in reaction to those around him; in this sense, he was a somewhat foolish figure … with a very difficult name to pronounce!