May today bring us deeper patience and understanding. Seeing another point of view can be a challenge, as all of our perceptions and opinions are formed from our own unique experiences. The adage that encourages us to walk in another’s shoes is sound advice, but not so easy to do. We must somehow come to a deeper appreciation that another’s experiences are no less valid than ours, and that we can always learn from other opinions. May this day give us the grace and humility to temper our own opinions and beliefs, not to abandon them, but rather to expand them. For compromise we give thanks. Blessed Be, and Amen.