Life Lessons Learned from Strangers

Published: December 12, 2011
Photo illustration by H.Koppdelaney via Flickr

As children, we’re taught to be wary of strangers. But random encounters with people we don’t know can lead to surprising insights about others and opportunities to learn more about ourselves. Click the links below to read this selection of essays about strangers from our new book and audiobook, This I Believe: Life Lessons.

  1. Do Talk to Strangers
  2. Opening the Door of Mercy
  3. Important Strangers
  4. Inviting the World to Dinner
  5. Becoming Friends