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Suffering levels the playing field. A man named Jairus approaches Jesus and falls at Jesus’ feet. Jairus is a synagogue leader. We do not know if he was a Pharisee, a Sadducee, a benefactor or a patron in the synagogue. Yet we know that he was desperate and willing to boldly approach Jesus on behalf of his dying daughter. Jairus pleads for him to come and lay his hands on his daughter so that she will be healed and live. However, his plans get interrupted because Jesus is interruptible.