We're Not Here to Condemn!

Condemning somebody else is probably one of the easiest things we do. It doesn't require a special education, a certain age or nationality or sex. It doesn't even require the slightest knowledge of what a given situation is all about. Anyone can do it. All an individual has to do is to open his mouth and let the censure apparatus take over.

Why isn't it as easy not to condemn? To build somebody up, for example? Or to value them, love them, and even forgive them? Well, it is—when we stay more with what's true of them than with what's false. When we're certain what's really true, we won't be so easily fooled by what seems to be.

Christ, Truth, shows us what man is: that he is spiritual not material, whole not unsound in any way, and perfect without a flaw or blemish of any kind. This man I'm talking about is the man God has created in His likeness. It's not the mortal you and I see in the mirror but the man we all really are. And this real man is composed only of good, of love and mercy, of justice and wisdom, of purity and holiness. The Christ reveals this to us.

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