WHEN I WAS A LITTLE GIRL I WAS TAUGHT THAT ONLY MEN COULD HAVE VISIONS AND REVELATIONS. NOW OF COURSE I KNOW THAT SIMPLY ISN'T TRUE.
As I child I was taught to not doubt my religion, and that doubt was the devil tempting to lead me astray. What I didn't understand then was the difference between doubt and discernment.
The apocalypse was upon us at any moment! Those predictions were the reason we fled to the mountains, grew our own food, had years of supplies in the basement and guns to protect ourselves.