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Genesis, Chapter 17

Abram’s Sacrifice When Ishmael was born, Abram saw the Egyptian features and disgust and anger tortured his heart, thinking of the Pharaoh and their strange ways. This could not be the son he prayed for. He wailed and tore his clothing. Sarai took the child away, and returned him to Keturah to nurse and keep […]

Genesis, Chapter 16

Abram and the Royal Concubine The years passed, and Abram and Sarai still had no son. Abram kept pestering Sarai about her vision, feeling her belly, picking at her gray hairs. “When will this heir arrive?” he would ask, over and over and over. Sarai fretted, and considered ways to convince Abram to make Naomi, […]

Genesis, Chapter 15

Years passed. One night, Sarai could not sleep. She was growing older and she had no son to give up. The custom of her people forbid choosing one of her daughters to be an heir, no matter how bright or capable. She wanted to break the tradition, but only men were treated with power and […]

Genesis, Chapter 14

The First Wars Sarai roamed the fields and valleys and hills away from the cities. Lot sent messages, with increasing rarity, of his success and their prosperity. The cities grew larger, and the fields grew smaller. Lot traded his herds and household for a mansion in a city, and soon he was made mayor in […]

Genesis, Chapter 13

Landowners and Renters Sarai’s house had grown large in Egypt. The land beyond those fertile borders had been emptied from the ravages of famine. Where there weren’t fields, grasslands filled with wild animals, There were thin strangers, in thin families, wearing their scars. The Egyptian Exiles spread easily over the land of Canaan. The drought […]

Genesis, Chapter 12

The First Scientist The city of Ur was a nest of vipers in those last days of Babylon. People lived freely with war on their doorstep, in ignorance that their age was ending. The lessons of Nimrod’s reign stuck, Empires were born. Each new nimrod trying to out nimrod the next. But people always rise […]

Genesis, Chapter 11

Age of Cities Despite Noah’s bitter end, and the first wars between fear and power, her art spread. A new age dawned. Unlike the Fruit of Knowledge, which gave the humans the mind of God, art gave them the power of God. The power of Creation. First, they created music. They turned vibration into song, […]

Genesis, Chapter 10

Generations The survivors of Noah grew in number, feeding off the land. Noah’s friends and children lived on with the bitterness she held at the end. Humans spread from Africa across the world, following their ancient kin. The climate continued to change, and the once vast savannas of the Sahara turned into endless dunes. The […]

Genesis, Chapter 9

Rainbow Covenant Noah told the survivors: “We have survived a terrible disaster. What will you do with this gift? Go back to your petty squabbles? Will you squander God’s gift to you with angry words for each other and violence in your heart? We cannot go back to the old ways. We need to create […]

Genesis, Chapter 8

The New World The rains and storms passed, leaving behind new seasons. Noah sent out her pet dove, Lennon, who flew in small circles, staying near the boat. Noah sent out her pet raven, Poe, who flew in great circles, and returned without seeing land. Noah sent out her pet gull, Livingston, who flew straight […]