Dear Esther

Dear Esther Your prayer is going to save the Nation, so start praying" [[Based on True Story: Book of Esther] Like Ruth, you are of a woman who have her own book and named after her. You go girl, that is quite noteworthy. Oddly enough, your book starts off with your husband’s ex-wife. They stripped... Continue Reading →

Dear Jezebel

Dear Jezebel “Use your bravery for positivity” [[Based on True Story: Book of Kings]] To be honest, I never thought I would be writing you. We are taught to avoid you by ALL means necessary. Here I am closing the series and the year with "Dear Jezebel." You're the most notorious woman in the bible.... Continue Reading →

Dear Mary Magdalene

Dear Mary Magdalene Turn your gratitude into Servitude [[Based on True Story: Book of Luke 8:1-3 Mark 16:9]]  Dear Mary Magdalene, We heard Jesus healed you from having seven demons. The actual footage isn’t chronicled. We have very few details. Seven demons meant you had to have practiced these 7 most deadly sins, greed, pride,... Continue Reading →

Dear Elizabeth

Dear Elizabeth, It is your DUTY to know what God told your husband [Based on a Biblical Event Luke 1] Dear Elizabeth, I've heard about you... especially during the Christmas season... you are the mother of John the baptist, the one who came to prepare a way for the Lord. Prior to that, you were... Continue Reading →

Dear Jochebed

Dear Jochebed “Adopt over abort - there is Greatness is in your womb.” [[Based on True Story: Exodus 2]] Dear Jochebed, It must have been hard for you to carry this child for 9 months, give birth to him, nurture, raise him then have to give him away to another woman. Not given to another... Continue Reading →

Dear Sinful Woman

Dear Sinful Woman Don't let people shame you from worshiping God [[Based on a True Story: Luke 7:36-50]] No matter how much good we do, that tiny itty-bitty sin always find a way to change our name to its name - they call you the “sinful woman” as if all other women born and unborn... Continue Reading →

Dear Martha

Dear Martha from Bethany You worry too much [[Based on a True Story: Luke 10]] Dear Martha, You are a busy woman, I see. You constantly find things to keep yourself occupied. You have a little perfectionist in you. You have so many good qualities, you are good-natured and you are a servant. You are... Continue Reading →

Dear Miriam

Dear Miriam “Gossiping is a sin” [[Based on True Story: Numbers 12 ]]  Dear Miriam, There is nothing juicer than a piece of rumor or drama that is forbidden. When you know something they say, "don't tell anyone" that's when you have the hitchiest itch to tell someone. Nevertheless, when one desires to serve God... Continue Reading →

Dear Rachel & Leah

Dear Rachel & Leah Stop competing with each other [[Based on True Story: Genesis 29 ]] When your father give you both to the same man, Jacob... you have nothing left but to compete with each other to get the best of that man. This sister feud is quite common. We see it all the... Continue Reading →

Dear Servant Girl

Dear Servant Girl “You have more purpose than you think” [[Based on True Story: 2 Kings 5:1-19]] Dear Servant Girl, Wearing your shoes, it is easy to feel out of place. Unwanted. Unknown. Under appreciated. Under esteemed...  Under-aged... Underrated. Under and under. People look at you like you are a servant girl. They treat you... Continue Reading →

Dear Job’s Wife

Dear Job’s Wife “Don’t divorce him.” [[Based on a True Story: Job 2:9-10.]] Dear Job’s Wife, They say, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from God” but I don’t know much of a good thing you were to Job. Though you didn’t say much, you said enough, enough to... Continue Reading →

Dear Peninnah

Dear Peninnah “Where is your compassion” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Samuel 1:1-8]]   Dear Peninnah,  The thought of sharing a husband is quite disheartened but nonetheless your story includes Hannah and yourself sharing Elkanah. There isn’t much about you but what's reveal is quite gloomy. You have children but your sister-wife Hannah doesn’t... Continue Reading →

Dear Bathsheba

Dear Bathsheba “Sorry I judged you.” [[Based on a True Story: 2 Samuel 1]] Dear Bathsheba, I'm offering you condolences for the passing of your husband and your child. This is the second letter I am writing to you. The first one couldn’t be sent to you. Owning to the severity of my words. It... Continue Reading →

Dear Samaritan Woman at the Well

Dear Samaritan Woman at the Well “Return the woman's husband to her. Your own is coming. Wait for him’’ [[Based on a True Story: John 4]]   Dear Samaritan Woman, I’ve read your story. Now, I've discovered that you were not just a simple woman sleeping around. You were smart. You had a tremendous amount... Continue Reading →

Dear Potiphar’s Wife

Dear Potiphar’s wife “Be faithful – be honest.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 39]]   Dear Potiphar’s wife, I must say that you are certainly persistent. Though that persistence was for ill purposes, it is still admired. You are the type that will do whatever it takes to get your way. The ones who... Continue Reading →

Dear Daughters of Zelophehad

Dear Daughters of Zelophehad “The blessing is in the instruction” [[Based on a True Story: Numbers 27]]   In the Old Testament, the inheritance customs were to bequeath from a father’s riches to his sons. But when a father dies and doesn’t have any sons but five daughters what happens then? They team up together... Continue Reading →

Dear Mary

Dear Mary “There is Greatness in your Womb” [[Based on a True Story:]]   Dear Mary, How do you look people in the eyes with the same innocent you once used now that it seems like you’ve been living a lie all along. It had to be hard for you to persuade people to believe... Continue Reading →

Dear Shunammite Woman

Dear Shunammite Woman “All is well.” [[Based on a True Story: 2 Kings 4:8-37]]   Dear Shunammite Woman, When one have accrued great wealth, it is easy to omit the less fortunate. Having a good life makes it is easy to neglect God’s work. Busy spending the money and busy making more, excluding helping those... Continue Reading →

Dear Poor Widow

Dear Poor Widow “The size of your offering doesn’t matter. Give your best. Your few cents matter” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Mark 12:41-44]]   Dear Poor Widow, In four verses, we’ve gained a very great deal of insight. You got two things working against you, you are a widow and you are... Continue Reading →

Dear Queen Vashti

Dear Queen Vashti “Keep your Standards” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 38]]   Dear Queen Vashti, My letter to you is a little deferred as I became afraid that people would think that I’m praising you for disobeying your husband, which the bible talks against. What would my reader think? But, I had to... Continue Reading →

Dear Bilhah & Zilpah

Dear Bilhah & Zilpah “Your sacrifice is notable.” [[Based on True Story: Book of Genesis 30]] Dear Bilhah and Zilpah, Bilhah handmaiden to Rachel and mother of Dan, Naphtali. Zilpah handmaiden to Leah and mother of Gad and Asher. You were treated like a slave. You were commanded to sleep with someone's husband to bare... Continue Reading →

Dear Ruth

Dear Ruth “Your selflessness won’t go unnoticed.” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Ruth]] Dear Ruth, Listen here lady, not too many women have their own book named after them in the bible, not even the mother of Jesus. By not too many, I mean there is only the two, you and Esther. Talk... Continue Reading →

Dear Jephthah’s Daughter

Dear Jephthah’s Daughter [[Based on a True Story: Judges 11:29-40]] You have one of the most painful narratives to read, think, and talk about. This tragedy is never talked about. People don’t preach on it. Vows is something that we should never break, matrimonial vows and vows made to God. Unfortunately, your father made a... Continue Reading →

Dear Rahab

Dear Rahab "God doesn’t need other’s approval to use you.” [[Based on a True Story: Joshua 2 & Joshua 6:22-25]]   Dear Rahab, They say prostitutes aren’t virtuous. I surely said it myself on numerous occasions. Who knows… you may have said it too yourself. The occupation you chose says that your moral values were... Continue Reading →

Dear Dinah

Dear Dinah “You are of great value.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 34]]   Dear Dinah, Out of all the women in the bible you have the saddest narrative, innocent and defiled. Still, the man who defiled you suddenly loves you enough to ask for your hand in marriage. After he shamed you, degraded... Continue Reading →

Dear Tamar

Dear Tamar “Your past isn’t too for you to be a part of Jesus’ lineage.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 38]]   Dear Tamar, Your wicked husband died, you then marry his brother, he too died. When you realized his next to kin wasn’t going to be given to you, you took matters in... Continue Reading →

Dear Sapphira

Dear Sapphira “God over husband” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Acts 5:1-10]] Dear Sapphira, Your memoir holds tons of weight. Why? Well, for one this is the only encounter we see in the bible regarding a woman interacting with the Holy Spirit. The other thing is seeing the consequences of when we sin... Continue Reading →

Dear Eve

Dear Eve “If God said, ‘No’ then no it is.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis]] Dear Eve, You are the bona fide First Lady, first woman ever - God’s objective and prototype for women. We are all a replicas of you. Being that you are the truest first lady, you became the first wife,... Continue Reading →

Dear Rachel

Dear Rachel, You are the pretty one. The one that causes men to say, "daaaaaaaaannng" when you pass by. If any woman knows how it feels to be tremendously loved by a man, you are that woman. Jacob willing to give you the World. His love for you compelled him to give you the best.... Continue Reading →

Dear Sarai

Dear Sarai “Nothing can obstruct God’s promises in your life.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 18]] Dear Sarai, They called you Sarah for short, the mother of many nations. The irony is you don’t even have a child. Turns out, you are a problem solver. You seem to have a solution to every problem,... Continue Reading →

Dear Jarius’ Daughter

Dear Jarius’ Daughter “Send the mockers out. Even when death shows up, wait” [[Based on a True Story: Matthew 9:18–26, Mark 5:21-43, Luke 8:40–56 ]]   Dear Jarius’ Daughter, Not many narratives are duplicated in the bible. Au contraire, yours was on three different accounts. Each reporter tells their own rendition of what they saw... Continue Reading →

Dear Zipporah

Dear Zipporah “Your audacity save the leader” [[Based on True Story: Exodus 4:18-31]] Dear Zipporah, I said to myself, “should I write her a letter? What would I speak to her about?” I decided not to write you your letter but then I went back to read your story and I saw it. There it... Continue Reading →

Dear Gomer

Dear Gomer “Your past doesn’t define you.” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Hosea]]   Dear Gomer, You have a secret… a secret that ironically everyone knows about. You are probably wondering if you are the only one with this little secret. You are not and those who do rarely admit as much. There... Continue Reading →

Dear Syrophoenician Woman

Dear Syrophoenician Woman, “You are deserving” [[Based on a True Story: Matthew 15:21-28]]   Dear Syrophoenician Woman, Your narrative is a lost file; barely talked about. It also consists of distinct or unconnected elements from the other stories in the bible. The Jesus you’ve encountered wasn’t the Jesus that the Samaritan woman, woman with the issue... Continue Reading →

Dear Priscilla

Dear Priscilla “Power of Two” [[Based on a True Story: Acts 18]]   Dear Priscilla, Your story is very simple, not much recorded. Each time your name was mentioned, in all the six times, there is wisdom to be gained. Without exception, your name is accompanied with Aquila, your husband, always. Your story teaches us... Continue Reading →

Dear Jarius’ Daughter

Dear Jarius’ Daughter “Send the mockers out. Don’t be afraid, only believe. Even when death shows up, wait” [[Based on a True Story: Matthew 9:18–26, Mark 5:21-43, Luke 8:40–56 ]]   Dear Jarius’ Daughter, Not many narratives are duplicated in the bible. Au contraire, yours was on three different accounts. Each reporter tells their own... Continue Reading →

Dear Lot’s Wife

Dear Lot’s Wife - “Move on.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 19]]   Dear Lot’s Wife, Why did you look back? Often when we hear of people looking back it is to make sure they didn’t leave anything of value behind. What were you regretting of leaving behind? What’s the secret? A lover? A... Continue Reading →

Dear Hannah

Dear Hannah “Don’t be afraid to give back to God what He gave to you.” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Samuel 1 & 2]] Dear Hannah, For a long time you battled with a state of uncertainty. You wondered if you are defective. You wondered if your husband loves you. You wondered if God... Continue Reading →

Dear Leah

Dear Leah “Don’t sell yourself short to be loved.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 29]] Dear Leah, They call you the “ugly one” because of a scar, a blemish, a lisp, rough skin, cockeyed… Stigmatized, marginalized, disenfranchised… forever. No one found you attractive. Even your father pitied you to the point he gave you... Continue Reading →

Dear Jabez’s Mother

Dear Jabez’s Mother “Don’t name your child after your situation. Don’t pain your child with your pain” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Chronicles 4:9-10]] Dear Jabez’s Mother Any soon-to-be-mothers want their pregnancy to be perfect and stress free. Finding the perfect hospital to give birth, perfect color for the nursery, and even finding the... Continue Reading →

Dear Orpah

Dear Orpah “Never apologize for Choosing You.” [[Based on a True Story: Ruth 1:1-14]] People have a way of making others feel so guilty for not doing a noble act. Be a little patient and further down the line, catch these people wearing your shoes take the same steps you took. Hey! You did what... Continue Reading →

Dear Abigail

Dear Abigail “Your wisdom and self control” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Samuel 25]] Dear Abigail, You are of the most sublime women in the bible. Yet, you don’t get any features in many books for it. As a matter of fact your story seems to be plain and boring, concealed in the book... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman Caught in Adultery

Dear Woman Caught in Adultery “You’re past is expired. You’re forgiven” [[Based on a True Story: John 8:1-11]] Dear Woman Caught in Adultery, The buzz is that you were sleeping around with a man. They poked and poked until they found it. Catching you in the act was seemingly the direct evidence they needed to... Continue Reading →

Dear Widow of Zarephath

Dear Widow of Zarephath “It may be difficult or seems impossible for you but do it anyway.” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Kings 17:8-16]] Dear Widow of Zarephath, I certainly had to take in why God had to use you to feed Elijah. You, being that you are a widow, with a little child... Continue Reading →

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