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Gary Reeder
Friday, September 14, 2018, 11:30 (305 days ago)

Jesus talked to His friends a lot about how we should identify ourselves. He said it wouldn’t be what we said we believed or all the good we hoped to do someday. Nope, He said we would identify ourselves simply by how we loved people. It’s tempting to think there is more to it, but there’s not. Love isn’t something we fall into; love is someone we become.

You’ll be able to spot people who are becoming love because they want to build kingdoms, not castles. They fill their lives with people who don’t look like them or act like them or even believe the same things as them. They treat them with love and respect and are more eager to learn from them than presume they have something to teach.

It’s given me a lot of comfort knowing we’re all rough drafts of the people we’re still becoming.

It is from a book I am enjoying

Jim Taylor
Friday, September 14, 2018, 11:35 (305 days ago) @ Gary Reeder

"Everybody. Always" by Bob Goff

Jesus' message

geoff RATH
Friday, September 14, 2018, 15:39 (305 days ago) @ Gary Reeder

Beautifully written, Gary. Quite inspirational. Thanks, Mate.

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