Esther is a beautiful queen. Esther lived during a time when Jews were treated unfairly just because they were Jewish. Esther is Jewish but the king doesn’t know. Haman convinces the king to kill all of the Jewish people… just because he is angry.
Esther lived during a time when Jews were treated unfairly just because they were Jewish.
just because he is angry.
Mordecai tells Esther she must convince the king not to kill the Jewish people.
Even though she could die for going, Esther goes to the king and convinces him to spare the Jewish people.
Esther knew it was her time to seek justice and she responded with courage!
(The Latin Paraphrase)
holy is your name
in the hungry
who share their bread and their song.
which is a generous land
flowing with milk and honey.
Let us do your will,
standing up when all are sitting down,
and raising our voice
when all are silent.
in the song of the bird and the miracle of the corn.
for keeping silent in the face of injustice,
and for burying our dreams;
for not sharing bread and wine,
love and the land,
among us, now.
of shutting the door through fear,
of resigning ourselves to hunger and injustice,
of taking up the same arms as the enemy.
But deliver us from evil.
Give us the perseverance and the solidarity
to look for love,
even if the path has not yet been trodden,
even if we fail;
which is being built forever and ever.