Famine in Judah drove Elimelech and his family to Moab where he died. The sons married Moabite women. Ten years later, the sons died. Devastated, Naomi changed her name to Mara which means “bitterness”. Learning that the famine was over in Judah, she decided to return. Her daughter-in-law Ruth went with her, forsaking her people and gods for Naomi who had made such an impact on her.
This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.
Source: Blue Letter Bible