That person you've placed on that pedestal; does he/she have room? How long and how wide is it? Is it just so that both feet fit on it, flat-footed and side by side? OR, can he/she take a step or two? This could be your spouse, significant other, mother, brother, father, preacher, pastor, or whoever.
I guess the real question is, "Do you allow them room to be flawed and human?" We all are. Do you give him/her a big enough pedestal to account for stumbling, loss of balance (which is so often caused by that "menacing black ice!"), or sitting? We will often find ourselves upset, feeling betrayed, heart broken, and feeling just plain done wrong when we do not accept thAT people are human and capable of mistakes, falling short, and letting folks down.
This is where the TRUE sense of community comes in. WE have to take care of each other and support one another, ESPECIALLY those who carry heavier loads than we do.
This is just a quick thought that hit out of the blue. We are all human! We all make mistakes! Not one of us has the authority or right to judge another! I'm just saying. My reflection in the mirror often tells me, "Shut the hell up, Bryan, talking about other folks!!" I'm Just Sayin!! SHOOT!! LOL!!!
IT'S BEEN A GREAT DAY SO FAR!! I'VE GOT MY EDEN IN MY HEART!! I'M HOLDING STRONG TO MY COLGATE!! I'VE GIVEN YOU ALL PEDESTALS THE SIZE OF A WALMART PARKING LOT!! BE THE YOU GOD CREATED YOU TO BE!!
AS ALWAYS, I LOVE ALL Y'ALL!!
Bryan Hollomon Williams