Our nation was deeply moved, last week, as Christine Blasey Ford told her story before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Her sense of terror and vulnerability were palpable. Millions, both men and women, were moved to tears. She represented a symbol for women everywhere who feel powerless, helpless, and, often, afraid. In every culture, in every time and place, this seems to be true. Perhaps there are exceptions, but they are rare.
Jesus rose above customs and traditions to demonstrate the worth and value of women.