Wooing the one who jilted you …

Who would want to? The Hebrew prophet Hosea – that’s who! Initially, he nurses the pain of anger when Gomer leaves him for a polyamorous dalliance with others. The patriarchal law of his time and place would have allowed his claim on her life. Instead, we see a tender wooing back, prompted by an insightContinue reading “Wooing the one who jilted you …”

Marriage in the air…

News programs highlight that yesterday, the first Monday after New Year’s Day, is the day that typically peaks for relationship breakdown and inĀ particularĀ marriage separation and demands for divorce. Today is the first day that same-sex couples are able to legally tie the knot under Australian law. Synchronistically, today’s set text is from the Hebrew prophetContinue reading “Marriage in the air…”