Welcome to the non secular community of Fred Rogers

“I such as you as you are
Precisely and precisely
I believe you became out nicely
And I such as you as you might be.”

Fred Rogers fiercely believed that every one other people deserve love. This conviction wasn’t merely sentimental: it got here right away from his Christian religion. God, he insisted, loves us simply the way in which we’re. 

In Exactly as You Are, Shea Tuttle seems to be at Fred Rogers’s lifestyles, the folk and puts that made him who he was once, and his paintings thru Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. She can pay specific consideration to his religion—as a result of Fred Rogers was once a deeply non secular particular person, ordained through his church with a one-of-a-type fee: to minister to kids and households thru tv. 

Tuttle explores this sort, influential, infrequently sudden guy: the community he got here from, the community he constructed, and the type of neighbor he, through his instance, calls all people to be. All through, Tuttle presentations how he was once guided through his center trust: that God loves kids, and everybody else, Precisely as they’re.