The other day, I was reading chapter 15 which reads like a medical pamphlet. God goes into a great amount of detail in relation to the body when he talks about "discharge", "spit" and "semen emission." Most of it is what we'd consider common sense today; keep clean so as not to spread disease.
The part that really caught my eye was about women's monthly periods. It says here that I shall be considered "unclean" during this period of seven days. And not just that, I must be "set aside" for those seven days, cast away from my community. At first, I took offense to this. It's so unfair! God gave me a period but that period makes me dirty and now I have to be cast off, thrown out of my house where I have to be alone, without my children, without doing housework, without...wait. God might be on to something here!
I highlighted the scripture so that I can present it to my husband, point to it and say, "see...the bible says here that during my period I must leave my home and go out of town and away from all of you for a week, preferably to a five star hotel that offers luxury spa services...you know, to help me get unclean."
If he balks I will point out that he would be making me violate the word of God by preventing me from my