For reference, Jesus never refused anyone, or avoided those with different lifestyles and issues. In fact, the only people he ever raised a hand to were the business people who were mingling commerce and religion. And he chased them out of the temple with a whip.
Me, flipping through radio stations in the car.
My Oldest, age 13: “blah blah My Chemical Romance blah blah Fall Out Boy blah blah… Wait! What was THAT?”
Me, flipping back a station: “This? Oh, this is Queen. Bohemian Rhapsody.”
Oldest: “It’s… so… different.”
Me: “Yep. They mixed heavy metal and opera, back when everyone else was into Disco. Total visionaries. Totally rocked.”
Oldest: “That is so awesome. I need to tell my friends! I need this on my iPod.”
Me: (tears in eyes) “Yes. Yes, you do.”
Quote of the night at trivia with coworkers.
“I not only know what year Star Wars came out… I was there.”
(Murmur) “Is that true? You really saw Star Wars in the theater?”
Yeah. I was 7… But I saw it.
“Cool, man. That’s cool.”