We all know the phrase “seeing is believing”—it’s a truism that’s true, depending on the kind of “seeing” we’re talking about. In our relationships with others, and in our relationship with God, seeing doesn’t lead to depth and richness unless we move past seeing to knowing. To really see people we have to “taste and see” who they really are—we have to find our way to knowing them. And the power of knowing changes everything.  

In this Reachable Reconciliation conversation, Fred explores the “micro” ways we can move past mere seeing to actually knowing people, and how generosity plays a crucial role as a bridge into reconciling relationships…


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