Fable: a fictitious narrative or statement intended to enforce a useful truth; especially one in which animals speak and act like human beings
To read the last book of Proverbs once more, this time less as either an historical account or a list of mandates for either a woman or the church, and more as an urging toward spiritual and earthly profit, my thoughts blossomed.
What do you think? Do you agree a little bit? Do you vehemently disagree? Is it too risky to consider that anything in the Bible is anything other than strict instructions? Are you inspired in any new way after reading Proverbs 31 as a joyful suggestion, an invitation toward something more beautiful? Or had you always read it that way?