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If you don’t know where I’ve been…

…then you can’t know where I’m

coming from.

People have all kinds of things they have to deal with in life.  You never know whether someone has just had a death in the family, a bad report from the doctor — or whatever.  You also never know what kind of childhood some people may have had to endure.  Perhaps this is one of the reasons why Jesus tells us not to judge others. (Matthew 7:1)

The fact is that everyone is going through something or has gone through something in their lives.  And everyone handles things in different ways.  So before criticizing or looking down on others, why not try and see things from their perspective, and then — show mercy and compassion instead.  You never know how that could impact someone’s life for the better.

Just something to think about…


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