STOP AND THINK – Man is always inclined to be intolerant towards the thing, or person, he hasn’t taken the time adequately to understand. (Robert R. Brown)
We might conclude from Brown’s comment that we could reduce a lot of intolerance and misunderstanding if we would just take the time and effort to learn about those things and people we don’t like. A little bit of “walking in their shoes,” perhaps, would improve our attitude of intolerance and dislike. It is certainly worth the effort.
No one should seek their own good, but the good of others (1 Corinthians 10:24). In humility value others above yourselves . . . not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others (Philippians 2:3-4)