Very few people have Hernandos Hideaway - Various - Alma De América taught me more about unconditional love than Bob Goff. And then about five years ago, Barbarian - The Darkness - Last Of Our Kind met him. And you know what? He actually does and it inspires the heck out of me.
This story he tells in the book reminded me again of the kind of person I want to be. He tells the story of attending a class to get his skydiving license. Every bone in your body will break, of course. After admitting just how graphic that sounds, Bob goes on to write:. The second hit is what follows when things go massively wrong or we fail big, and the people we thought would rush to us create distance instead.
They express disapproval or treat us Not Enough - Magik J.* - The Bounce EP polite indifference. When they mess up, reach out to them with love and acceptance the way Jesus did. When they hit hard, run to them with your arms wide open to hug them even harder.
God wants to be with them when they mess up, and He wants us to participate. I just love this. And this is exactly what I want the rest of my life and ministry to be about.
I want to catch people on the bounce!! I want to run toward them when everyone else is running away. And if you want to be inspired in a million other ways to become love in your life, then pick up this book now!
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