The first thing I noticed about Ruth was her right leg. I feel bad admitting that now, maybe because of the expectation that good pastors should see beyond the surface of appearances. But nope. The first thing I saw when I looked at Ruth was her swollen leg. The swelling was caused by a condition
This is not the Samson we want in our memories. Sitting on the dank floor of a Philistine prison. His head shorn and eyes gouged out. Busted up like an old piece of farm machinery that no one has any use for. The Samson we choose to remember springs from the pages of comic books.