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|My friend Todd. So cool.|
|Keith Richards, also cool.|
A person's insight gives him patience, and his virtue is to overlook an offense. (Proverbs 19:11)
In her masterful biography of Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet,Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln,Doris Kearns Goodwin records an interesting story in the mid-185o's, when Lincoln was in the middle of his career in law. The story shines light on Lincoln's ability to overlook major personal offenses.
Snubbing the Future President
I want to continue the conversation of Saturday's post.
The analogy I used for finally accepting my place in this journey was to "burn it down". A better one would have been to "let it collapse". I mean this to say, I had to separate the mess I had made of myself, and collect what was left of who I really was. I had to pick up those pieces.
I've already confessed to y'all that I'm hugely nerdy. Despite my refusal to shop at Talbot's and my attraction to edgy, hipstery things like clunky specs and indie music, I'm just a big old Ned Flanders in a black dress. So it will come as no surprise to you to know that I have just watched the movie, Courageous. And I liked it.
If you're not familiar with this film,