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  1. A Japanese businessman said, “When I meet a Shinto priest, I see a holy man. When I meet a Christian minister, I see a manager. Briefly, this argument is the non-Christian religious leader is closer to the real-life application of Christ that a St Francis embodied than a Christian leader.

    This is the stupendous theme at the heart Miyagi San. He is not a Christian by name, but his actions follow Christ far more than most Christians. When his best friend repeatedly threatens to kill him for an event four decades ago, Miyagi instead saves his life.

    When Sato begs Miyagi to forgive him, the reply is, “Nothing to forgive, old friend.”

    One day I’ll hunt down a photo of that moment and make an inscription with those words

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