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Day 145 Esther 8-10

And thus a woman saves a nation. Esther…I’m in awe. But what happened to Vashti? 

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Day 143 Esther 1-4

And for the first time I’m on the edge of my seat…go Esther!

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Before the Feast of Shushan

Choosing to make even one arbitrary choice can be a great aid to creativity. After all, though many of us are driven by various and powerful urges to create art, the choice to do that is arbitrary itself. 1,069 more words


Purim Art

The holiday of Purim begins at sunset on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 and ends at sundown on Thursday, March 1. It marks the Jewish people’s deliverance from a royal death decree around the fourth century BCE, as told in the Book of Esther. 192 more words

Richard McBee

#Time’s Up: Purim 5778 By Rabbi Danielle Upbin

#Time’s Up: Purim 5778

By Rabbi Danielle Upbin

There is much to enjoy about Purim – costumes, revelry, gift baskets and a focus on social justice. 908 more words

Esther One: Intro to Shushan

Today starts a new book, and it’s my favorite kind in that it’s both narrative, which is just easier for me, and familiar, which I enjoy because it makes it a much deeper dive when I have to confront my own preconceived notions and past experiences. 422 more words

Esther Chapter 1 - The King's Banquet

February 2, 2018

The Lord sent me to Esther in the Bible to read it and write about it.

As we did in seminary, I will be answering two questions: 624 more words