Interest in temperament as an individual difference dimension of importance in one’s behavior leads to reanalysis of both theoretical and methodological considerations relating to the construct.
Everyone has a sense of humor. If you don’t laugh at jokes, you probably laugh at opinions.
Our differences will also show up from time to time, underscoring the uniqueness of our personal endowments, the variety of our experiences, and the creativity of our sovereign God.
beauty pertains with everyone. It’s just the perception that defines the differences.
At the end of the day, that’s what a family is – a group of different people who accept each other.
It is easier to tell a person what life is not, rather than to tell them what it is. A child understands weeds that grow from lack of attention, in a garden. However, it is hard to explain the wild flowers that one gardener calls weeds, and another considers beautiful ground cover.
We are all different expressions of one reality, different songs of one singer, different dances of one dancer, different paintings – but the painter is one.
It is easy to surround yourself with people who think in the same ways, believe the same ideas, and live life in similar patterns. Many communities are made up of the same kind of people to the extent that we intentionally have to seek people whose stories are completely different from ours.
It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.
We try so hard because it is all we’ve ever known, I thought. We try to fit ourselves into this world so that we don’t seem more different than different, an oddity in a sea of normality. We try because it is only instinct, but we obey because it is law.