Inspiration

Sunday Thoughts

At work one day, I went to sign as a witness for some estate planning documents. I do this a lot, and it’s actually one of my favorite part of my jobs.

There was woman sitting in the lobby. She was very overweight, and on first glance, I would have put her as eccentric and strange and maybe not very nice. Perhaps a crazy cat lady. In other words, the first judgment I made was not at all favorable.

She ended up in the same room with me. And it turns out, she was extremely charismatic and outgoing. She was hilarious. She was a joy to listen to. She had even been a mayor.

My first judgment was 100% wrong.

I know another person. Her hair is somewhat extreme, dyed yellow-blonde and blue-green. But she has a heart of gold. She spoke at my church today and I could tell she is wise and firmly planted in good things.

How easy it is to judge people on appearances. And how very wrong we can be.

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One thought on “Sunday Thoughts

  1. Very true. There was a lady in Memphis who I had totally judged based on her appearance and when I had my twins she started sitting with me during sacrament meeting. At first it sort of irritated me, and then one day she wasn’t there and I realized how much I benefited from her help with my kids. I cried the day she moved away.

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