22July 2018

Powerful Good from Terribly Bad

July 22nd, 2018|

I was reading the book of Ruth in the Bible the other day. It really touched something deep in me I want to share.

My mother died very young, before I had children. It seemed so premature and unfair, but like this story of Ruth, I have come to realize it wasn’t the terribly bad thing that it appeared to be.

Here is a brief recap of the story. Naomi is a married woman with two sons.  A famine hits her town (Bethlehem) and her husband moves her and her sons to a new place (Moab). When they get to the new […]