In Ruth Chapter 2, we have already been told to look out for Boaz so when Ruth 'just happens' to be in the right field we feel the author is winking at us. She is looking for a field where she will find kindness and favour from the harvesters and little does she know that... Continue Reading →
I just love love love a good love story. I am extremely pragmatic about most things most of the time, but a romantic and God-breathed partnership gets me every time. There is something about the way the author pens this story that makes the reader feel smug. It is almost as if the author is... Continue Reading →
One day Ruth, the Moabite foreigner, said to Naomi, “I’m going to work; I’m going out to glean among the sheaves, following after some harvester who will treat me kindly.” (Ruth 2:2 MSG) There are so many Prima Donna Christian women demanding their destiny and wanting it... Continue Reading →
Most days find me in scripture and my response is journalled here so others can glean from my life what I have gleaned from God's word.
One day Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go out into the harvest fields to pick up the stalks of grain left behind by anyone who is kind enough to let me do it.” Naomi replied, “All right, my daughter, go ahead.” (Ruth 2:2 NLT) “When you harvest the crops of your land,... Continue Reading →
“Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of Elimelek, whose name was Boaz.” Ruth 2:1 NIV We have have finally moved to Bethlehem and moved past the introduction and the background of a Ruth and Naomi's story. We don't know how much time transpires before Ruth... Continue Reading →
As much as I would like to read this story just as a story, I can't treat it as I would any other novel. I already have a husband and reading some other romance story as if it could change my own, will leave me confused with my own reality. I am not one to... Continue Reading →
“Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of Elimelek, whose name was Boaz.” Ruth 2:1 The first chapter of Ruth opens with a famine and closes with a harvest. That too is my story. My story is not ending in Moab but in the house... Continue Reading →