Making History

“The question from Nehemiah alone speaks volumes about our author, the situation and the challenge that he will soon face and at the same time, connects each of us to the same narrative. By the question alone we see that Nehemiah is somehow invested in what he is asking because he expects an answer even if it’s an answer he doesn’t want to hear like, “Is it cancer?” “Is the marriage really over?” “You’re laying me off?” Yet Nehemiah asks anyway but why…?”