Monthly Archives: February 2015

Long Live in Us the Virtue of the Queen

It is recorded in the Holy Scriptures, in the book of Esther, how the virtue of Queen Esther helped save her people from a plot to utterly destroy the Nation of Israel during the reign of the Persian King Ahasuerus. Esther, whose parents both died, was raised by her cousin Mordecai.  Mordecai was a man of great faith and spiritual nobility [Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:5, 7] and worked in King Ahasuerus’ palace.  When he heard that King Ahasuerus wished to find a new Queen, Mordecai commanded Esther to enter the royal court and be considered.  Though this meant that Esther would have to leave her home, her family, conceal her nationality and her way of life to marry a man of a strange nation [Esther 14:15-16], she obeyed Mordecai.  In the twelve months that she was under the custody of the king’s chamberlain meticulously preparing for her introduction to...

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Unwritten Rules of the Workplace

Starting a new job can be intimidating, especially if you have never worked in that type of field. It will definitely take time and patience to learn everything that is expected of you.  You are given handbooks, policy manuals and guidebooks for basic rules, but what about the unwritten rules?  We can’t just disregard what is not written. For example: “Well it doesn’t say that I can’t sing loud in my cubicle”.   What is not written comes down to common sense. We know we have to have manners and be respectful but sometimes we don’t think of everything else. Here is a list that will, Most High willing, help you get through the new job experience. 1. First and foremost, remember that you are an Israelite and that you represent the Most High at all times! (I know I say it a lot and my kids...

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