Nothing smart to say this morning, except the meme that women can have it all has reached the terminal phase of its existence. As Dalrock noted, dissatisfaction is a feature, not a bug in feminism.
Instead I want to look at one of the few truly prophetic bits of Jesus’ teaching.
15“So when you see the desolating sacrilege standing in the holy place, as was spoken of by the prophet Daniel (let the reader understand), 16then those in Judea must flee to the mountains; 17the one on the housetop must not go down to take what is in the house; 18the one in the field must not turn back to get a coat. 19Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing infants in those days! 20Pray that your flight may not be in winter or on a sabbath. 21For at that time there will be great suffering, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be. 22And if those days had not been cut short, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short. 23Then if anyone says to you, ‘Look! Here is the Messiah!’ or ‘There he is!’ – do not believe it. 24For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and produce great signs and omens, to lead astray, if possible, even the elect. 25Take note, I have told you beforehand. 26So, if they say to you, ‘Look! He is in the wilderness,’ do not go out. If they say, ‘Look! He is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it. 27For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 28Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will gather.
29“Immediately after the suffering of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of heaven will be shaken. 30Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see ‘the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven’ with power and great glory. 31And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
One of the obvious things is a description of the invasion of Jerusalem by Justanian and Tutus in AD 72. They destroyed the temple, massacred the local population, and left Palestine depopulated. But that is not all.
For this is conflated with when the son of man will arrive. He is warning, again in the near future, not to believe the Zealots such as Bar Kobar whose teaching had Judea rise up: but in the longer term he is looking to the end.
Here the warning is against those who see Christendom surviving, and us building Jerusalem again (not only in England’s green and pleasant land). The prophecy is apocalyptic. It is a correction to those who believe we can set up a nation ruled by God in this existence, and those who preach prosperity as a gospel.
Christians are not promised that they will have it all. Instead we are promised pain, suffering and persecution, a refining, and that we will become like our Master.