Don’t judge others..!
That doctor made a profound impact on the mind of a man who till then thought he was scum. With that touch, the criminal realized he was being recognized as a man of honour, which made him feel good about himself.
How often we fail to do this to someone who has done something wrong. We judge that person harshly, forgetting that even as a God forgives, we don’t. Here’s a poem I’d like you to go through carefully today: I was shocked, confused, bewildered as I entered Heaven’s door, Not by the beauty of it all, by the lights or its decor.
But it was the folks in Heaven, who made me sputter and gasp— the thieves, the liars, the sinners, the alcoholics, the trash.
There stood the kid from seventh grade, who swiped my lunch money twice. Next to him was my old neighbor, who never said anything nice. Herb, who I always thought was rotting away in hell, was sitting pretty on cloud nine, looking incredibly well.
I nudged the angel, “What’s the deal? I would love to hear Your take. How’d all these sinners get up here? God must’ve made a mistake. And why’s everyone so quiet, so somber? Give me a clue.” “Hush, child,” said he.
“They’re all in shock. No one thought they’d see you, Yes, dear friend, even as you judge others, remember you may yourself not be above being judged..!