“No Christian grace is likely to be called into play more frequently than that of mutual forbearance. Without it there can exist no close and lasting friendly relations in a society composed of imperfect beings. Even the most tender intimacies and the holiest associations require the constant exercise of patience. If we resent every apparent injustice, demand the righting of every little wrong, and insist upon chafing and uttering our feelings at every infinitesimal grievance, and if all the other parties in the circle claim the same privilege, what miserable beings we shall all be, and how wretched life will become.”
-Taken from Daily Readings Selected from the Writings of Dr J. R. Miller, August 8.