Martha by Jami Amerine

Consider This: Martha of Bethany

Consider This: Martha of Bethany Special Guest Author Katie M. Reid  She busies herself with the task at hand, soaking strips of cloth in the water basin. Martha’s hands and mind swirl like a tornado as she works to drown her fears. She hurries to finish, so her sister can reapply the fresh clothes to their ailing brother’s forehead. Where is He?  They sent for Jesus days ago, alerting Him to Lazarus’ grave condition. But He has not yet arrived.  …

Rahab by Jami Amerine

Consider This: Rahab of Jerricho

Consider This: Rahab of Jerricho She hadn’t been able to sleep. So she decided to tinker with some thread. This was mindless, yet fulfilling.  Her thoughts were jumbled with legend, and what she craved to be true. Rahab would have to be up and in the kitchen, in just a few hours  The house was entirely still. Well, she could hear her father’s familiar wheezing snore echoing from down the corridor.  She loved that sound. Although her mother and sisters …

Namaah by Jami Amerine

Consider This: Namaah, the Wife of Noah

Consider This: Namaah, the Wife of Noah Namaah woke with a startle. It took only seconds to reconnect with her dolorous existence. In a breath, the familiar companion of nausea ran circles around her. She would have vomited, again, but there was nothing left to purge. Her throat burned from the last episode. She squeezed her eyes shut, desperate to stabilize herself. With her eyes closed, her nose was forced to stimulate. The putrid stench of her atmosphere was magnified. …