Who Matters to Me

Posted: October 5, 2012 in Uncategorized
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“One of the ways I make things matter to me is to move from merely learning about something to finding a way to engage it on my own terms. For example, if someone asks what I think about capital punishment, instead of reciting the party line and parroting someone else’s thoughts, I think of a teenager named Kevin in prison in Uganda who has been accused of a capital crime. If the topic is same-sex attraction, I think of a dear friend of mine who is gay. Now instead of talking about an issue, I’m talking about a person, someone who matters to me. I think that Jesus wired us that way so that we’d remember. And it’s not about just being politically correct; it’s about being actually correct. We need to make our faith our very own love story.” – Bob Goff, Love Does

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  1. I enjoy starting my day with one of your posts. Thank you for sharing your thoughts.

  2. Julie Dumond says:

    Once again these are wonderful and worth chewing on for awhile.

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