My morning devotional was from the book of Esther. Esther, hero of the faith, champion of justice.
According to Esther 1, King Xerxes had a 6-month long banquet for all his nobles and officials. 397 more words
Sometimes it’s hard to know how to rate a book. For example, I’m not a great fan of the plot or the outcome of “Inez: A Tale of the Alamo,” written in 1855 by Augusta Jane Evans, but I was mesmerized by the author’s style of writing, especially considering her age. 191 more words
ב וַיֹּאמֶר הַמֶּלֶךְ לְאֶסְתֵּר גַּם בַּיּוֹם הַשֵּׁנִי בְּמִשְׁתֵּה הַיַּיִן מַה–שְּׁאֵלָתֵךְ אֶסְתֵּר הַמַּלְכָּה וְתִנָּתֵן לָךְ וּמַה–בַּקָּשָׁתֵךְ עַד–חֲצִי הַמַּלְכוּת וְתֵעָשׂ
2. And the king said to Esther also on the second day in the drinking feast, “What is your request, Queen Esther? 65 more words
VASHTI BUNYAN-STILL ONE Of MUSIC’S BEST KEPT SECRETS.
It was back in 1965, that Vashti Bunyan’s musical career began. She looked destined for great things. Sadly, that proved not to be the case. 2,316 more words