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Devotions this week on the theme of subversive strength as seen through the women of Exodus
When she opened it, she saw the child. He was crying, and she took pity on him. "This is one of the Hebrews’ children," she said.
Exodus 2:6

Pharaoh’s daughter seemed an unlikely accomplice for the Hebrews. But when she heard the boy’s cry, like God, she acted. From her side of The River she partnered with the Hebrews by adopting the boy. She named him Moses, recognizing the perilous waters surrounding him. Her hospitality became a revolutionary tool of defiance. Her welcome of the other, the enemy, was a radical act in the liberation story. Even the privileged can participate in justice.
 


Kelley Nikondeha is a practical theologian hungry for the New City.  She is the co-director and chief storyteller for Communities of Hope, a community development enterprise in Burundi. She is currently writing A Sacrament of Belonging: Graces for Transformation in a Fractured World (2017).
 

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