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Taking a Bath: Reflecting on Scripture

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Taking a Bath: Reflecting on Scripture

My favorite activity for reducing stress is taking a bath. I did not always feel that way; however the particular home that I currently live in has a lovely corner tub that is larger than the typical narrow rectangular style and not as large as the huge garden tubs. It suits me fine. I had no idea that I loved taking baths as much as I did until I had the opportunity. Perhaps it does not surprise you since Esther is my favorite Bible character. Reflecting on scripture while I am taking a bath has led me to considering how this played out in Esther’s life. Attempting to understand what life was like for her, how she went about her daily routine, and how she handled her shifts in fortune, I have often come back to the importance of bathing in Esther’s...

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