One of the most moving notes I’ve ever received. Ten years ago

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One of the most moving notes I’ve ever received. Ten years ago

One of the most moving notes I’ve ever received. Ten years ago

One of the most moving notes I’ve ever received. Ten years ago I lead a bible study of 14 year old high school freshmen. They intimidated me, because they were cool kids and I was outnumbered, even though I was 8 years older. And they were taller than me even then. . At 14, they were already stressed about getting into college and their futures. I didn’t know what to tell them, so I encouraged them to write, to be radically honest, and as much as they could, to get outside. The Truth seems to speak most honestly in nature. It doesn’t shout or defend itself. It just stares back at you. . I’ll never forget when @sneste wrote poetry and showed me. He was a giant athlete making art and writing poetry in the quiet of his room, telling no one. . Law School and life and Invisible Children got busy, and I haven’t seen them much since then. . @connordavidge sent me this incredible photo book of his travels in Iceland. The photos are incredible and he is a man now. And I’m crying.
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