The invitation is exquisite:
Love each other well.
‘Here, let me show you how’, He said.
‘It’s not burdensome, it’s easy’.
Why then is it hard to do?
That mortally vulnerable part of ourselves is such a tyrant.
So defensive about our own well-being.
‘Consider the lilies of the field’, He said.
‘Why are you so worried’?
Our timid unbelieving hearts do tremble.
Could it be that simple?
God, wouldn’t I love to be brave enough find out.