“Call me Mara …”

When we allow bitterness to take root in our soul.

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In the book of Ruth, we see how a young widow (Ruth) does everything she can to help her mother-in-law Naomi until a close relative (Boaz) redeems her and takes care of them both. However, we often overlook Naomi’s role and attitude in the story, but Naomi grappled with a problem that many of us overlook: bitterness.