As I sat at the traffic lights I saw ahead of me amongst a sea of giant trucks and fast cars the little butterfly fluttering obliviously over the top of them all, across the lanes, across the road. I prayed for it's safe passage and wondered what it must be like to go out into the world a fragile butterfly or a delicate bee, going about fearlessly against all the odds. There's no hesitation, no shrinking back, just a job to do, a moment to live, even though if you think about it there are dangers on every side for these little creatures.
Is there a lesson in there for us all? They show us there is only one way to live life - and that is bravely.