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March 2020

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left

March 2020

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church.  Here’s why I left

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Megan Phelps-Roper

I usually don’t select religion-related talks, but this one caught my eye. Megan speaks beautifully and powerfully about the power of hate, but the even greater power of love.

Love which manifests in not assuming bad intent, lots of honest questions, staying calm and making the argument.  Add forgiveness, giving others the benefit of the doubt, and the power of seeing each other as human beings. What a winning combination.

These lessons are applicable to any conflict situation – a place alive with possibility.  I think this is a talk for everyone everywhere.

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