Moses’ Two Moms: A Mighty Hand and an Outstretched Arm

My new grand-babies are a lot of fun.  They are starting to get good with their hands and their ability to reach for things and their coordination is improving.  One of them sat in my lap the other day and tried reaching for my earrings.  I held him back far enough so that they were … Continue reading Moses’ Two Moms: A Mighty Hand and an Outstretched Arm

Shiphrah and Puah: Midwives who delivered the children of Israel

Giving birth is hard work.  Just ask anyone who’s done it!  The job of a midwife is one of the oldest professions in society.  The next story in Exodus involves two of them: Then the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah, and the other was named Puah; and he said, … Continue reading Shiphrah and Puah: Midwives who delivered the children of Israel