Her cousin Mordecai utters this famous quote to Esther regarding her divine destiny: "Yet who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?" Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Esther Scroll. Ancona, early 18th century Handwritten text. Unfinished decorated cut-away parchment. Artists in Ancona and Lugo specialized in a laborious technique whereby the parchment was cut away to create an intricately patterned frame for the text that reminds us of the beautiful lace used in fashions of that period. This elaborate technique was employed to adorn megillot, ketubbot and a variety of Judaica objects.
It is in the book of Esther that the feast of Purim is established; In fact it is still celebrated. Esther gives us something to celebrate as it chronicles the deliverance of God’s chosen people, the Jews. It is also a great lesson on Biblical submission for both women and the church in general.