“She kept the cloak with her until her husband came home. Then she told him her story. “That Hebrew slave you’ve brought into our house tried to come in and fool around with me,” she said. “But when I screamed, he ran outside, leaving his cloak with me!” Genesis 39:16-18 NLT I wonder what it … Continue reading I Am Potiphar’s Wife
The most trouble I ever got into, as a small child was a result of boredom, so much that I remember it nearly fifty years later. This day my sisters and I had gone with our parents to the farm. Mom fixed a picnic and we played in the shade of a tree line most … Continue reading Nameless & Shameless
1 John 2:16 "For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world." And the world is Satan's and he is called "prince of this world". DO NOT be naive to this world's tempestuous propositioning of pleasure. Unless … Continue reading The Lust of the Eyes….
"You're going to need me before I need you." Yet another pearl of wisdom from my Madea. It was most often used as the response when one of her children or grandchildren wouldn't do something she'd asked of them. Even, and maybe especially, when it was within their power to do so. Like when she … Continue reading A Woman Scorned
Now Joseph was well-built and handsome, and after a while his master’s wife took notice of Joseph and said, “Come to bed with me!” …And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even be with her. Genesis 39:6-7, 10 “Many people mistakenly believe that harassment … Continue reading God Is Love
She couldn’t have known so long ago that her story would be included in the Bible, but it is. And I’m sure she didn’t know that her name would be missing from the story, but it is. You see that’s just it. We read the story of Potiphar’s wife today and we don’t typically think … Continue reading What Are You Thinking?