I recently decided to revisit some books on my shelf that impacted me years ago. One of those was Donald Millers “Blue Like Jazz” . I knew I had made the right choice when I read the Author’s Note prior to page one.
I never liked jazz music because jazz music doesn’t resolve. But I was outside the Bagdad Theater in Portland one night when I saw a man playing the saxophone. I stood there for fifteen minutes, and he never opened his eyes.
After that I liked jazz music.
Sometimes you have to watch somebody love something before you can love it yourself. It is as if they are showing you the way.
When I read that I thought, “What a great quote.”
Then I thought, “I wonder what others are being invited to love by my example?