In the field of politics, fear has been the handmaiden of power since the beginning of time.
One handmaiden, however, cannot wait to find a suitable male and finds an empty stairwell to take matters into her own hands.
It was humiliating for the GOP majority to play the handmaiden to minority leader Nancy Pelosi.
servant (Gen. 16:1; Ruth 3:9; Luke 1:48). It is probable that Hagar was Sarah's personal attendant while she was in the house of Pharaoh, and was among those maid-servants whom Abram had brought from Egypt.