The only reason that one would assume that the act of going to synagogue is intrinsically more valuable than taking care of children is because the former has been associated with the masculine and the latter with the feminine. Society has presumed that work to be lesser simply because it has traditionally been performed by women.The question with its inherent assumption is misogyny at its finest, albeit with good intentions.
This went against his nature and his dominant trait of kindness, chesed.
After this experience Abraham rose to new spiritual heights and merited prophecy that surpassed anything he had previously experienced.
At least that’s the narrative I’m told by those who so sincerely ask me if I mind that my husband goes to synagogue to pray while I have to stay home with the kids.
The implication of the question is: do you mind being relegated to the unholy and unimportant?
There are 14 payers for you to pray for your future husband for 14 days. And please give him friends that will bring laughter and joy into his life. Dear God, please give my future husband vision and clarity today.