With two powerful metaphors Jesus pictures the human conundrum. Alone among the species, we are capable of contrasting moods of joy-buoyancy-fulfillment-contentment versus insecurity, futility and despair. To discover a durable solution to this psychological standoff would be good news indeed. Anyone claiming to have the key to this dilemma begs to be heard. And Jesus does not disappoint.
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