Good morning, Family & Friends! Happy Saturday! I want share with you something I wrote a while back, after seeing so many hateful posts show up in my news feed.
Let’s try to remember a few things…
Not ALL women think men are idiots.
Not ALL men are abusive to their wives or girlfriends.
Not ALL men cheat.
Not ALL women are faithful.
Not ALL republicans are bad.
Not ALL democrats are good.
Not ALL Christian’s hate homosexuals & lesbians.
Not ALL Christians are crazy religious fanatics.
Not ALL “Christians” are Christians.
Not ALL white people are racist.
Not ALL Islamic people are terrorists.
Not ALL teenagers are disrespectful.
Not ALL adults are polite.
Not ALL people on public assistance or SSI are drug abusers or alcoholics.
Not ALL drug abusers & alcoholics are unemployed.
Not ALL poverty level parents abuse or neglect their children.
Not ALL financially stable parents are kind & loving to their kids.
I could go on and on, but by now, I hope you get the idea. What I’m really trying to say is… For every finger you point, there are at least 7 more pointing back at you. Don’t generalize. Don’t stereotype. Judge not, lest you be judged. Walk in faith, hope and love. Treat others the way that you would like to be treated. It’s really pretty basic common sense, but if everyone in the world did it, think how much better things would be! It all starts with one person. Be the change you want to see in others!
As always, I pray this is a blessing to you, and I pay the Lord forgives your sins, keeps you safe, and blesses you greatly, in Jesus’ name, amen!
– Rev. Crystal