Rahab. Prostitute. Are the two even separable? I asked the Mummy Meditations Facebook community to do a mind dump on what they knew about Rahab and number one was the information that she was a prostitute. Imagine having to carry that label around for so so long - we're even talking about it thousands of … Continue reading In HER Shoes – Rahab (Week 1)
Welcome to another week looking at some amazing women from the New Testament (don't forget to check out Naomi's post about Pricilla). We get two for the price of one this week as we look at the mother/daughter team that is Lois and Eunice, the grandmother and mother of Timothy, one of the recipients of … Continue reading In Her Shoes – Lois and Eunice
Welcome to our second week of looking at some truly inspirational women from the New Testament and the early church (catch up on Naomi's post about Tabitha from last week here). This week we turned our attention to Lydia. Maybe you had heard of her, maybe not, but Lydia certainly bit the bullet when she … Continue reading In HER Shoes – Lydia
A few years back I wrote a post about a controversial photo that had been shared in the midst of the Syrian Refugee crisis. It was a photo that broke many of our hearts, especially as mothers. But it brought to my mind the fact that every day as mothers we have to make … Continue reading Rebekah (week 4) – Whatever it takes
Ok so I am starting this post, our second looking at the character of Rebekah, with a bit of a controversial title - "WHAT HAPPENED?". Last week we learnt about how generous Rebekah was to strangers, that she went the extra mile for Abraham's servant and showed unbelievable hospitality (do read Naomi's post from last … Continue reading Rebekah (Week 2) – What happened?
Life is pretty tough for Hagar, and far from the bed of roses she thought it would be when she left her life as a princess to join Abraham and Sarah's household. Naomi last week shared the awful situation she found herself and her son in, dying of thirst in the desert (check our her … Continue reading Hagar Week 5 – Do you hear me?
Welcome to our third week looking at the character of Hagar. Last week Naomi helped us to understand the first part of this story by looking at what made Hagar flee from Abram and Sarai (catch up here!). This week we turned our attention to a conversation between the angel of the Lord and … Continue reading Hagar Week 3 – Can you see me?
Welcome welcome welcome everyone!! Its another exciting week as we start a new series in Mummy Meditations. Just over 6 weeks ago we finished looking at the character of Sarah, and now we are heading back into Genesis to look more at a secondary character in that story - Sarah's maid, Hagar. This week's verse … Continue reading Hagar Week 1 – Suffering Slave?
This week we have been looking at a curious verse, one which has provided lots of questions and thought over in our Facebook Community. Last week Naomi spoke about how Mary had to endure a motherhood of anticipation, knowing that her son was capable of amazing things but not knowing when he was going to … Continue reading Mary Week 5 – included or excluded???
Welcome to week three of our journey into the life of Mary. Don't forget to catch up on last week's summary post over on Naomi's blog if you missed it. This week we looked at the exciting story of Jesus being born: "While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, … Continue reading Mary (Week 3) – A teenager in labour