Hey everyone, I recently stumbled across this post on my friend Mfon’s blog. I have wanted to address this topic for a while, but have been unsure of where to start. I’ve heard stories from friends who have been personally affected by prejudice and it makes me sad that so many judge on the basis of race/ethnicity. We’re all created in God’s image and all deserve to be treated that way. I love the message of this post and I hope you’re as moved by this post as I was when I read it.
“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.“~ John 13:34 (NKJV)
When my son, Eric, was 12 years old, he fell in love (for the second time.) Her name was Jasmyn. I will never forget the day he came home from school and began to tell me all about this beautiful girl that he met. She was smart…and pretty…and funny… and kind… He went on and on about her that day and for many days to come.
At one point, Eric invited Jasmyn to the house to play video games and I offered to pick her up. We pulled in front of her home and out came this beautiful young lady, just as pretty as Eric had described. The thing that I found most interesting is that at no time in any of…
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