"And every human being is precious."
"We inhabit a universe that is characterized by diversity. There is not just one planet or one star; there are galaxies of all different sorts, a plethora of animal species, different kinds of plants, and different races and ethnic groups. God shows us, even with a human body, that it is made up of different organs performing different functions and that it is precisely that diversity that makes it an organism. If it were only one organ, it would not be a human body. We are constantly being made aware of the glorious diversity that is written into the structure of the universe we inhabit, and we are helped to see that if it were otherwise, things would go awry. How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?"
"I would not worship a God who is homophobic and that is how deeply I feel about this. I would refuse to go to a homophobic heaven. No, I would say sorry, I mean I would much rather go to the other place."
"Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another."
::: A must-see(!!): Desmond Tutu in the Craig Ferguson Show: watch...
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Saw him on Craig's, decent man!ReplyDelete
A very special person. And the combination with Craig Ferguson is more than special. Thanks, Derek!Delete
Many thanks, Karen!Delete
Thank you, Erin :-)Delete