We need to be open to Him, receptive, teachable. It is an America struggling with competing interests among its core values. When the parents after that older wiser persons look for compatibility, they generally have in mind akin upbringing, similar backgrounds, the same belief or religious viewpoint, sufficient education after that a trade for him, emotional constancy and his or her family background. To enforce this truth, the Lord used the analogy of the climber and the branches, one not alien to the disciples because of their culture. Be brief, be positive.