Being free isn’t easy. Even the Israelites, while wandering in the desert, yearned for their lives of bondage in Egypt. Why would anyone want to return to slavery? The answer lies in the challenges that accompany freedom. When the Israelites were in Egypt, they had no choices to make, no responsibilities to fulfill.

Beware the temptation of staying in unfulfilling situations simple to avoid the painful process of self-understanding and change.