Disciples, this is what we deal in.
Fun. Enjoyable, energising. Lots of laughter. Meals. Memories made. Malarkey.
Healing. Because we’re not there yet. We accept where we’re each at, and we love each other enough to try and move the other person forward. We stand with each other, we fight each other’s battles. We pray for each other.
Friendship. Because friendship trumps servitude in Jesus’ plan. We’re called into the friendship of the trinity. We really do have a friend in Jesus, and he loves to make his followers into bands of brothers.
I mean, you don’t really think the Lord of life is going to settle for you just having boring, embittering acquaintances do you?