We are probably all familiar with the climactic scene in Schindler’s List, where Oskar Schindler is presented with a letter and ring by the 1100 Jews he helped save. He is deeply ashamed and begins to weep. He could have done so much more. In heart-wrenching desperation, he considers his gold pin, and the life it represents, and breaks down, “I could have got one more person and I didn’t. I didn’t…”
This scene resonates with us because people matter. We have been created to be our brother’s keeper. We have been commanded to love each other as Jesus loved us.