As we’ve been learning how to be welcoming of others in the way of Christ, I think one of the things that holds us back from full welcome, full inclusion, is because we are not truly aware of others. I think, more often than not, we don’t see people for who they are. Instead, we project on them our assumptions about them, about their life, about what they may be feeling or why they are doing what they are doing.
We assume we see the majority of someone clearly and only miss a sliver, when it is likely really the opposite…
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