The pivotal moment in the story of Esther is not the moment(s) of heroism and courage. It's a little less sexy than that, and a lot more ordinary.
Esther chapter 4 describes Esther and Mordecai’s reaction to Haman’s legislation. Esther now must decide: Am I Esther or Hadassah?
Sometimes it appears that evil gets to have a field day, while those who are trying to do what's right get trampled. Is it worth the effort to be a Christian?
We meet two more important characters in the story of Esther, and what we learn in the process is that the heroes of scripture aren’t always quite as amazing as we might think.
We all have a story, and every story has an author. The question is, who is the author of your story? Is it you/your parents/your surroundings? Or is there Divine Providence at work in every detail of your story?