We have the same roots

All of us make messes; some of them are in our own lives, and worse, some are in the lives of others. I’m reading Romans now and it is comforting and convicting to read that “all have sinned.” So who am I to judge?
But, how do you respond when falsely accused? Besides the Bible I am reading a great book, “The Leadership Secrets of Billy Graham.” I had no idea how many people attacked him, but what I am really impressed with is how he responded.
Me, I’m Irish and I fight, not as much or as quickly as in my youth, but it is my preferred and natural reaction.
I am going to put this quote on my desk and try to remember it, “His seemingly preferred mode (of handling criticism) is to go directly to the people causing him the most pain and basically say, ‘Teach me.” Lon Allison on Billy Graham.

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