Seeing "every man clearly"

Does how we perceive others really make a difference? It does when we're seeing them spiritually!

Years ago when starting out as a young salesman, I approached my manager one day to ask his opinion of the purchasing agent I was about to visit. I asked him if the agent was an "OK person," and his reply was "Certainly—everyone's OK."

I was intrigued by his answer and often thought about it, as I had always felt instinctively that man had a noble dimension that couldn't be seen. I saw traits such as honesty, intuition, charitableness, love, and unselfishness as hints in this direction. But I was still at a loss to understand how these hints related to the picture of everyday life, where it often seems everyone's certainly not OK.

The rhythm of Spirit
January 19, 1987

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