RESPECTIVE REASONING!

It baffles me when I hear someone tell or say that another person or group are unreasonable. 

No sane human being can be said to be unreasonable, because every perceived unreasonable person, need truth and facts that agrees and relates with his/her level of reasoning.

The issue will then be, how patient and consistent can human beings be with each other in making sure that ideas and how they sale such ideas to another person equals to the person’s level of reasoning.

The idea of reasoning with someone or persons outside of you, should be respective and not generalised. 

This is one way the Catholic Church has continuously excelled. It is also one of the strategies that the Church adopts in selling her message of peace.

Queen Elizabeth inspired by Mother Teresa 

In her traditional Christmas message, British Queen Elizabeth II expressed her appreciation for Mother Teresa of Kolkata saying ordinary people can do extraordinary things with their quiet dedication.  The 90-year old Queen spoke of being inspired by the medal winners from the U.K. in the Olympic and Paralympic games this year, as well as the doctors, paramedics and crew she met while opening a new base for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.  Then she added: “To be inspirational, you don’t have to save lives or win medals.”  She said she often drew “strength from meeting ordinary people doing extraordinary things: volunteers, carers, community organizers and good neighbors; unsung heroes whose quiet dedication makes them special.”  “They are an inspiration to those who know them, and their lives frequently embody a truth expressed by Mother Teresa, from this year Saint Teresa of Calcutta,” the Queen said in her Christmas message.  She recalled Mother Teresa once said, ‘Not all of us can do great things — but we can do small things with great love.’

The queen said she knew that sometimes the world’s problems seem too big for individuals to affect.  “On our own, we cannot end wars or wipe out injustice,” she said. “But the cumulative impact of thousands of small acts of goodness can be bigger than we imagine.”

from Vatican Radio English