The Womb and the Sword

My last blog titled Madmen showcased the prophet Elisha, Jehu, and Hazael. This blog is a bit of a contranym concerning life and death and the most sacred place of all, the womb. We will begin with darkness and then go to the light.  In II Kings 15, we have a king who rips the unborn from the womb. Ironically, this King’s name means “consoling—comforter.” … Continue reading The Womb and the Sword

Leah the Wild Cow

A friend of mine sent me an intriguing podcast the other day about Rachel, Jacob’s wife. She was the mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She said, “I keep seeing Rachel everywhere!” When she said it, I thought, “that’s funny” because “I keep seeing Leah.” Oh, Leah, you break my heart. What can women learn from you and your eyes that cried a million tears? Our … Continue reading Leah the Wild Cow