That was one of the quotes I’ve heard from a friend of mine.
Lately I’ve been facing the problem that I am less judged at my work (where most of the people aren’t Christians) than at my Church. Well, I haven’t been judged yet – because I pretend I am not the one I really am. It’s easier to do than to explain to people my point of view. When people are bent on one thing, sometimes it’s almost impossible to prove it differently.
I love my Church and I don’t want to feel like people are looking at me like I am some invalid or something. I don’t like being fixed. At least not by people. Besides, some things don’t need to be fixed.
That is also a reminder to myself when I am tempted to apply a label to people. With my mild case of OCD (or whatever) for organizing, labeling, and categorizing, I instictively do that with people I meet as well. “People to go to when I need an advice,” “People whom I do not really trust,” “People who encourage me,” add whatever category comes to mind. But… there were times in my life when I was completely wrong about the person. And i’ve learned that labels lie.
Don’t judge me and I will try not to judge you.