Freedom is never free, nor absolute. We are alway trading one set of rules for another. Which set do you choose? The 10 Words God gave the Hebrew children at Sinai were words of liberation and freedom. Might they be that for us today?
The only way to get prepared to cross the bridge is to get moving. But many times we just settle for what is. God is always calling us to be "unsettled." That was the call to Abram, and to us!
What happens when we hear a story in its context, rather than just a snippet? Could we discover that the story isn't about a woman, but about us?