“I used to want to fix people, but now I just want to be with them.
I used to think I had to act a certain way to follow God, but now I know God doesn’t want us to be typical.
I used to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me, but now I’m more afraid of succeeding at things that don’t matter.
I used to think God guided us by opening and closing doors, but now I know sometimes God wants us to kick some doors down.
I used to think the best teachers wore tweed jackets and smoked pipes, but now I know they flip over and leak.
I used to think God wouldn’t talk to me, but now I know I’m just selective with what I chose to hear.
I used to think I needed to pick sides, but now I know it’s better to pick a fight.”
Bob Goff, the author of Love Does. This guy is insane! He lives this life of giving and doing and saying things that are completely radical! AND I WANT TO BE JUST LIKE HIM!
This is the book that I carry with me and read a sentence at red lights. This book is the reason that I did not vacuum yesterday. It is the reason that I was up a little too late. And the reason I will be different from now on. Above are a few of the chapter titles. When the first chapter started, I was laughing out loud. When the first chapter ended, I was crying.
I have a new aspiration in life. I don’t want to just say I love people, I want to do it. Love does.