Giving up of a Natural Ambition to birth a Samuel part 2: natural achievement or spiritual destiny

1 Samuel 1. When we consider the story of Hannah we see the impact of social attitudes and prejudice. Barrenness was regarded as a curse from God. That person was ostracized. So when Hannah year in year went to the temple was confronted with a barrier with God, wondering why she would be “cursed” this way. Why did God allow this situation? We are also confronted by the fact that even in her own home she was confronted by her lack of achievement. Her rival, other wife of her husband was almost always pregnant. She would have doubted her husband’s … Continue reading Giving up of a Natural Ambition to birth a Samuel part 2: natural achievement or spiritual destiny

Giving up of a Natural Ambition to birth a Samuel part 2: natural achievement or spiritual destiny

1 Samuel 1. When we consider the story of Hannah we see the impact of social attitudes and prejudice. Barrenness was regarded as a curse from God. That person was ostracized. So when Hannah year in year went to the temple was confronted with a barrier with God, wondering why she would be “cursed” this way. Why did God allow this situation? We are also confronted by the fact that even in her own home she was confronted by her lack of achievement. Her rival, other wife of her husband was almost always pregnant. She would have doubted her husband’s … Continue reading Giving up of a Natural Ambition to birth a Samuel part 2: natural achievement or spiritual destiny

Giving up of a Natural Ambition to birth a Samuel part 2: natural achievement or spiritual destiny

1 Samuel 1. When we consider the story of Hannah we see the impact of social attitudes and prejudice. Barrenness was regarded as a curse from God. That person was ostracized. So when Hannah year in year went to the temple was confronted with a barrier with God, wondering why she would be “cursed” this way. Why did God allow this situation? We are also confronted by the fact that even in her own home she was confronted by her lack of achievement. Her rival, other wife of her husband was almost always pregnant. She would have doubted her husband’s … Continue reading Giving up of a Natural Ambition to birth a Samuel part 2: natural achievement or spiritual destiny