Abraham waited 100 years to meet the son God promised him. Joseph spent 15+ years waiting for the vision God gave him to become a reality that his brothers would bow before him. A big chunk of that time was in prison. Moses waited 40 years in the desert before God showed up in a … Continue reading It’s a Hard Knock Life
Welcome to the Best of Breath Week Then Miriam, the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her, with tambourines and dancing.- Exodus 15:20 I couldn’t tell you much about what mom and dad did during the day but at night they were superheroes. Each and every night they would … Continue reading The Green-Eyed Monster
“The baby’s sister then stood at a distance, watching to see what would happen to him.”Exodus 2:4 NLT I'm the oldest of four girls. That said, the role of big sis comes with many responsibilities. I remember being five years old, just the oldest of three then, and my dad telling me that I was the … Continue reading Big Sis Is Looking Out
Then the Lord descended in the pillar of cloud and stood at the entrance of the Tabernacle. “Aaron and Miriam!” he called, and they stepped forward. Numbers 12:5 MSG "Miriam, Come to the office." Have you ever been called to the principal's office at school? You're sitting in 8th grade Algebra class chatting with your friends … Continue reading Nip It! Nip It in the Bud!
Miriam has some sober lessons to teach us. She was a good example and she was a bad example; in fact, she was just like we are! We are simply not perfect every day of every month of every year! The first we meet Miriam is in her role as a protective sister standing watch over … Continue reading To Gossip Or Not?
Then Miriam, the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her, with tambourines and dancing.- Exodus 15:20 I couldn’t tell you much about what mom and dad did during the day but at night they were superheroes. Each and every night they would go on a monster hunt. … Continue reading The Green-Eyed Monster
“She saw that he was a special baby and kept him hidden for three months. But when she could no longer hide him, she got a basket made of papyrus reeds and waterproofed it with tar and pitch. She put the baby in the basket and laid it among the reeds along the bank of … Continue reading She Couldn’t Have Known