For am I now trying to persuade people, or God? Or am I striving to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.
It’s impossible to love your neighbors when we’re worrying about what those neighbors might think of us. Choosing to love requires humility and honesty instead of perfection and protecting reputations.
When we follow the laws of humans, our world becomes a barren place with no trust and compassion. Let’s be who we are for who we are is wonderful enough.