“If you were born with the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions, never waste that gift. It is one of the most powerful gifts God can give—the ability to influence.” ―Shannon L.
Love would ensure compassion even for those who did wrong, while still enabling fierce pursuit of the truth. Love, they told me, had to be the motivation.
Making diverse friendships and building diverse communities is hard work for everyone, and requires attention, careful thought, and sacrificial love.
Every act, every decision, every thought will move you either a little closer to being that kind of person [you want to become]—or push you a little further away.