“What do I tell a woman who loves the Lord with all her heart? Who feels called to His service? We have women desiring to leave their husbands and children. Abandon their homes. To go and preach.”
Eyes full of his own thoughts, he observes my face, watching for my response. I taste the tension in his words. The tension every woman feels with warring desires in her heart. I know what it is to feel the emotion he described. To desire to be used for God’s kingdom.
My head knows the answer he wants to hear. My heart knows its own longing. That longing has prompted many late-night conversations and turned the path of my own study towards God.