I like being liked by people of various skin colors . . .

Stop color-coding people just because of the skin they’re in. You don’t color-code them by their eye-hue, do you? Real love can’t be color-coded. When we really care about people, we don’t ignore, deny, or make light of their pain.

It’s fine to disagree with people but it’s evil to demean them. I like people and have love in my heart for all colors (including you). I feel like people of a different color than me always like me. I’m a reverse paranoid. I believe people of all colors, like and want to encourage me. If someone’s hostile to me, they haven’t gotten to know me yet.

When disagreement discards kindness, chaos escalates. The people who disagree with you need love and kindness, just as much as the people who agree with you do. Just because someone disagrees with your or me, they don’t deserve to be insulted.

Things look different thru the lens of pride and anger than they do thru the lens of humility and compassion. If you saw and/or experienced what the people you disagree with experience, there’s a good chance your disagreement would diminish. If we really love people we want to see things from their perspective, not just from our own.

It’s a waste of time to argue with people who don’t what to hear what you have to say, but kindness can open their heart. We may see things differently, but if we insult each other for how we see things, hurt and anger will blur our vision even more.

I’ve learned a lot by listening to people who disagree with me, however, if they start to be unkind, it becomes hard to listen.

What the world needs now is love that appreciates God’s creativity in designing varieties of human skin shades. Blue-eyed isn’t a people group. Why should white or black be considered people groups?

Try this. Write down three words to describe white people and three to describe black people. Are they the same three words? Why not? We’re all human!

Here are three three words to describe white, black, and people of every other skin color: 1) Social, 2) Family-focused, 3) Human.

Christ-supremacy calls forth human humility. Any skin color supremacy calls forth human pride. Oh, for America to be a community of 350+ million equals, instead of a conglomeration of competing racial communities.

Here’s a bonus question: Why don’t people complain about Bill Gates’ Auto-Correct Conspiracy that jeeps changing the tords that I type?

Black people and white people are equal. We need to scrub our mind and heart and our government and society and law enforcement and our courts, of any old lies that say they’re not. If you need help doing that, search for: Off the RACE Track–From Color-Blind to Color_kind.

Black people & white people are equal. We need to scrub our mind & heart & our government & society & law enforcement & our courts, of any old lies that say they’re not.

About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I co-lead a non-traditional expression of the body of Christ in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia" that is available in Kindle & paperback @ http://amzn.to/2nCr5dP
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