Rediscovering Miriam (part 3)

He said that whenever and wherever his good news would be shared, what I did would also be remembered and told.... Maybe it was that experience - that understanding - that convinced me to stay beside him a few days later. Many of his other disciples had struggled to understand his teaching, especially when he talked about his impending death. And when things didn’t make sense, … [Read more...]

Rediscovering Miriam (part 2)

I came from Migdal. A town widely known for its fish - a special coincidence I hardly consider chance. After all, Jesus called his disciples “fishers of men” - I was one of his fishers. I was one of those who fished for humanity with Jesus’ truth. I proudly declared my role as a fisher of men in my very name. I was Miriam of Migdal - that’s what he called me…. But I’m getting ahead of … [Read more...]

Rediscovering Miriam (Part 1)

Easter always reminds me of her. So much attention is focused on the disciples who fearfully ran off. They abandoned Jesus. Even denied him. And yet, so little attention is focused on her. Except maybe when the scriptures are read. Of course, I’ve always preferred the scriptures about her over the fanciful, awful stories, legends and fables. Those made up stories run rampant about her. … [Read more...]