Day: April 19, 2020

Tales From The Word

#7: Delirant Reges

It was midnight. As you’d expect, many homes in Egypt were silent, as households had retired to bed for the night. Exhausted after a regular busy day. Ensuring those slaves did the work they were supposed to do. Just like any other day, the parents of each household made sure their young ones were tucked […]

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#6: S.M.H.

I found this new teacher to be… interesting. I mean, it’s not like I really admired him or anything, but there was something intriguing about him that I wanted to get a deeper insight into. From a personal perspective. So I sought him out, approached him and invited him to my home for dinner. I […]

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#5: What If Jonathan Was There?

IMAGINE IF JONATHAN HADN’T BEEN KILLED BEFORE DAVID WAS MADE KING, AND THE WHOLE BATHSHEBA ISSUE CAME UP? HERE’S WHAT I FATHOM WOULD HAVE ENSUED IF DAVID HAD TOLD HIS CLOSE FRIEND ABOUT WHAT HE SAW… David sat back in his chair, eyes glazed, mind still focused on what he had just seen on his […]

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#4: How Embarrassed He Was

As Haman walked back to his abode, head covered and red with humiliation, he kept wondering to himself: How the heck did this happen? How could I have been so embarrassed today? I should have been honoured in the most extravagant of ceremonies. How??? … It had all started when he found himself in the […]

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#3: It Is Too Late

Helez held on to the tree for dear life, shivering as he tried his utmost best to withstand the torrential downpour. He was already freezing as his body violently trembled. It had been raining heavily for the past four days, with no pause. And as he clutched tightly to the tree, thoughts spun through his […]

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#2: Love Over Laws

‘Oh, hallelujah! Hallelujah! Praise the Lord!” the lady shouted, hopping about in extreme ecstasy. We were all witnesses of it, and although we weren’t jumping about like her, we were all just about as excited as she was, considering all she had been through since we had known her. At the time I was born, […]

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#1: Just Another Day

Perez stood outside his tent and breathed deeply. Ah, the great feel of a brand new morning! The morning breeze was so lovely, and it always made him feel good. He was busy observing the neighbouring tents around him when he heard a voice call him. He turned. It was Javan, one of closest pals, […]

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