People are People

“How sad it is that we give up on people who are just like us.” Fred Rogers

I have read this statement by Fred numerous times; each time reminding me that we are all brothers and sisters in the big picture of things. On days when I’m ready to break out in Road Rage, or get a really short temper with someone at work, this quote always seems to put me back in place. How many people have I frustrated today? “I don’t know what is happening in that person’s car or life right now, I should give them a break.” I try to tell myself. “How many people are giving me one? It is time to do your part.”  Just a few things to think about in this crazy hustle and bustle world we live in. It is easy to say, much harder to implement.

2 Responses to People are People

  1. Chelsea says:

    How true! Very rarely do we know the whole story to people’s lives; how often do we want mercy for ourselves and expect justice for others? As always, Mr. Rogers puts it in perspective.

  2. jason says:

    So very true. Not surprisingly there is an interesting spiritual parallel there too. God loves all his children. Not just the non-annoying ones. We are all the same, and Heavenly Father doesn’t give up on us.

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