Today as I was replying to someone on Facebook I was reminded of something. That thing I was reminded of was that Archbishop Desmond Tutu called me a VSP (Very Special People). Ok, so he called everyone else in attendance at the 2000 ELCA National Youth Gathering a VSP too, but still it is something special that I will never forget. Here is what I wrote to that person today on Facebook:
I have been to 2 National Youth Gatherings myself & they are such amazing events. When I was a youth at the 2000 National Youth Gathering in St. Louis, Archbishop Desmond Tutu (if you dont know who he is, google him) was one of our speakers and what I still remember to this day is that he said we were all VSP's (Very Special People).
I know sometimes its hard to remember that with all the bull crap that we deal with on a day to day basis. It does not matter who you are, what your story is, if your black, white, gay, straight, American or Iraqi and so on: