So, the King wanted to show off Vashti – but she was stubborn and headstrong in addition to being drop-dead gorgeous. He was wasted from the rager he’d been throwing. He wanted to show off his trophy wife. He sent for her, she refused.
Here’s a few thoughts about the word “no”:
- “No” has a price. It’ll cost you something. It can cost you everything.
- Expect opposition. When you take a stand, not everyone is going to understand or agree with your “no”.
- No means no.