As I thought about this, it occurred to me that we never ask others to be perfect in order to listen to us, do we? Anyone can deeply connect with another human being and lend a listening ear. We don't really say, "Well excuse me, before I confide in you I'd just like to know if you've taken care of all your own dirty laundry."
On the other hand great stacks of dirty laundry eventually do begin to stink.
I bet you've encountered someone for the first time and felt an odd vibe that you just couldn't explain, and try as you might to like them, you just couldn't... only to later discover they were 1) promoting faithfulness but cheating on their wife 2) trying to get you into clean living while at home they hoarded old newspapers to the rafters 3) saving animals while yelling at screaming at the neighbor's children.
I think we can sense incongruences in others. Yet how adept are we at convincing ourselves that these 'little' things don't matter or no one will know.
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