THE LAST LIFELINE

THE LAST LIFELINE

Tamar felt life leaving her as she struggled to catch her breath, Though she winced in deep pain in an attempt to clear the smear of moistened earth about clogging her eyes, whilst holding on to an unsteady twig (as though it was her last lifeline) with a single hand. She cast an uneasy stare […]

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A RATIONAL RISK!

A RATIONAL RISK!

Tamar took the bold step to take a rational risk, lamenting bitterly and loudly to herself: “I have become a prisoner of woes, A foretaste of depression An icon of ignominy Its been 10 years of misery, I am unfulfilled: a married but single woman, I am alone in my world of untold pain, enslaved […]

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TAMAR: ALMOST ABANDONED

TAMAR: ALMOST ABANDONED

Tamar, almost abandoned, torn between desire and duty! A battle for womanhood and posterity! A most unwilling father-in-law! CLICK HERE FOR PREVIOUS EPISODE, TAMAR: ALMOST ABANDONED Judah tried to mask the tears. There was no gainsaying to the fact that he really loved his daughter-in-law. However, it has to be family first, then duty, but […]

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WIDOWED TWICE!

WIDOWED TWICE!

One woman (Tamar)….widowed twice in less than 6 months, under similar circumstances. What ill fate is this? Was she an accursed woman? Find out as we continue, in our ‘Tamar thriller CLICK HERE FOR PREVIOUS EPISODES: TAMAR: AN UNFULFILLED BRIDE Their marriage was barely 3 years. The widowedTamar mourned her late husband, Er, still shocked […]

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TAMAR: AN UNFULFILLED BRIDE

TAMAR: AN UNFULFILLED BRIDE

We shall continue on our series, Tamar: An Unfulfilled Bride. Click here for the previous episode, Tamar: An Unsure Bride. It was a cold morning… it had rained cats and dogs on the night before. Zilpah seemed to have stopped humming a song, and she murmured against her breath, over this land that she and […]

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TAMAR: AN UNSURE BRIDE

TAMAR: AN UNSURE BRIDE

Everything seemed to be happening too quickly…Tamar’s eyes were moist, with tears of uncertainty and anxiety, (as you might assume). Tamar an unsure bride made her way into the living room to greet her prospective father-in-law (Judah), kneeling courteously before him) Judah looked over the little damsel, as though he needed a more sure word […]

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TAMAR: A Heroine of Hope

TAMAR: A Heroine of Hope

Having explored the life of Rahab in the previous episodes, we shall consider another amazing character. Her name is Tamar: A heroine of hope! Tamar stared aimlessly at the floor, looking over the cracked potsherd few meters away from the door. All that mattered to her at this point was “justice”. She must do it […]

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THE INEVITABLE PILL

THE INEVITABLE PILL

If only the Creator would grant me the the power to heal Then the cheerless gates of misery, I would gladly seal That fearless devourer armed with daily zeal I could see the “die-hard” cringe for real! Forth would I go to the Omnipresent, whom I can seek The Almighty, before whom the mighty are […]

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A SOLEMN EPITAPH TO A DEPARTED SAINT

This is a solemn epitaph in honor of a departed saint! I thought I was an ingenious writer, always having my way with words, irrespective of dispositions…scribbling down realities using the pen. However, your exit made me realize that “In the art of writing, emotion is everything” In those days, I felt defenseless, watching my […]

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RAHAB: A HARLOT TURNED HEROINE!

RAHAB: A HARLOT TURNED HEROINE

Rahab is a harlot turned heroine, a shrewd prostitute who desired change. Many marital relationships have been sacrificed on the altar of revelry and ‘fleshy satisfaction’ in her bosom. CLICK HERE FOR THE PREVIOUS EPISODE: RAHAB: A WOMAN OF A SURE FAITH! Rahab was proud of her profession because it was somewhat legitimate at that […]

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