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If This Is Goodbye

One night – several years after Moses had taken Zipporah to wife – he awoke suddenly in his tent from a deep sleep. Hatshepsut stood at the foot of his bed. A white light glowed softly from her. She was … Continue reading

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Three’s Company

“You’re tense, that’s all” said Zipporah. “We have all night, and the rest of our lives.” “You’re so wise and so understanding,” said Moses. When Moses said this he immediately thought of Hatshepsut, whose wise and understanding mind – quite … Continue reading

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Concupiscence

Moses and Zipporah continued to meet at the well almost daily because Zipporah’s father’s sheep had to have water to drink, and this well was the most convenient one. Moses always looked forward to these meetings, because, even though still … Continue reading

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Playing the Field

“How’s your day been?” said Jethro when his seven daughters came back with the sheep. “Bad in some ways. Good in another” said Zipporah, the eldest. “Do tell” said Jethro. Zipporah told him what had happened at the well, how … Continue reading

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Pups and Manners

Soon after crossing into the Land of Midian, Moses got a job making bricks on a building site. While not much of a job, it did give Moses the means to find shelter and clean himself up, for he did … Continue reading

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Making Egypt Great Again

It was fortunate for Moses that – courtesy of his rigorous counter-insurgency training in the Egyptian Army – he was able to “live off the land” while plodding through the aridity of what is today the Sinai Peninsula, to reach … Continue reading

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Out Of Egypt

Emaciated, parched, dirty, skin bleeding from thorns, robes in tatters, mind delirious, Moses tottered into the land of Midian after fleeing Egypt. Now safely over the border, he sat down on a rock and looked up at the harsh blue … Continue reading

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