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Feb 19, 2019

Both widowed, Naomi and her Daughter in Law, Ruth, head to Israel in hopes to find a better life for themselves.

William de Brailes, Ruth at Boaz’s Feet, detail, circa 1250.

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Feb 12, 2019

After the death of her husband and sons, Naomi is left alone in a foreign land with only her step-daughters to console her.

Ruth 1

Naomi entreating Ruth and Orpah to return to the land of Moab, by William Blake
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Feb 5, 2019

Gideon's illegitimate son, Abimelech, has decided that he will rule over the people now that Gideon has passed away. Death ensues.

Judges 6-8

Abimelech Slaughters his 70 brothers:

Abimelech's Skull is crushed by a millstone:

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