Jesus left that place and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan. And crowds again gathered around him; and, as was his custom, he again taught them.
As was his custom...
Asked or unasked
Responding to the needs of those around
even when they didn't even recognise
about things unimagined.
And, in it all,
witnessing to love.
God, when we are confronted with hard questions and inconvenient interruptions, may we become accustomed to responding in love, making time for all and meeting the needs of those around us, in your name.