“Like sands through the hourglass, these are the days of our lives.” We know Sandy’s story. She’s Arthur’s cousin, the guy who’s in prison unjustly for the murder of  Granny Sarah’s cousin. His wife, Candace, fell in love with the cable repairman while Arthur was in prison. Candace is pregnant, and she can’t decide what to […]

Genealogies are so exciting, we needed to talk about them again! Certainly, genealogies help us learn how we are connected, as we discovered last week, but they also tell us something very important: our place of origin. Where do we all start this journey we call ‘life’? If we take Abraham, for example, we know that […]

Nothing gets so quickly boring and utterly complicated as reading the genealogies in the Bible. These lists of people from father to clan to tribe usually turn readers away from the biblical text rather than draw them into it. Truth is, we don’t really care who begat who. We’re looking for something more interesting, or at least something […]