Monday, June 30, 2008

I was coming home from worship last night and my neighbor across the street invited me for a glass of wine. I accepted. In the course of our conversation, she said to me "You're the most important person in the world." (She is starting a business as a leadership coach.) I told her that I didn't think I was more important than the homeless man I had talked to a Home Depot the other day. I said there were times when I did come first, and there are times when I have to take care of myself, but it's important to me to do things where I care for others.

I am really taken aback by the idea that each person is the most important person in the world.