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There Are No Ordinary People

Stop, Look, Listen: Three Simple Steps to Appreciating the Wonder of People Around You

I am in Washington D.C. as a member of the Washington Foreign Press Center’s ‘Youth in Politics’ reporting tour 2012. Over the next 10 days, I, along with journalists from 33 other nations, will be exploring the role of the youth vote in the 2012 U.S. Presidential elections.

We may all look the same - like the three glasses of blue stuff. We are all that one outstanding glass of wonder however. There are ordinary buildings; as great as they are, they all rot and weaken and are no more. There are no ordinary people however, not if you believe, Like C.S. Lewis, that we all have an eternal soul. | Photo by nickwheeleroz

As I packed for my trip on Saturday night, I listened to ‘ Lessons from an Inconsolable Soul’a biographical overview of the life of C.S. Lewis, by John Piper. The implications on my thoughts now that I am sitting in the heart of “the most powerful nation in the world”, is staggering. Continue reading There Are No Ordinary People