But thou shalt in any wise let the dam go, and take the young to thee; that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days.

Deuteronomy 22:6 (KJV)

Prolong thy days – This is the least of all commandments, and probably one of the most interesting. Yeshua is referring to it in Matthew 5:19 where He says that the breaker of the least of the commandments will be least in the kingdom, but those who do and teach them will be great in the kingdom. The commandment itself is about sparing the mother bird and only taking the young babies from a nest that you might come across. Continue reading “Motherhood”