It never ceases to amaze me that no matter how many times I read the Bible, each and every day, something new surfaces. I don’t know if it is a heightened level of serene contemplation, therefore more aware of what I am reading, or just hungry. Either will do.
This time it is from the Joseph story. The Bible says Joseph’s family moves into Egypt. The district of Rameses was the best part of the land, the most suitable for raising a family and grazing livestock. The tribe was lost in delirious wonder as they recalled how the events of the past several decades unfolded. However, their expectation darkened into anxiety and evanescent shades of worry dominated.