A very profound piece of wisdom and writing, I feel.
I had a discussion today with someone who I happen to love very much. It wasn’t an easy discussion. It was actually full of pain for both of us. One comment made was that I, nor anyone else, has walked a mile in another’s shoes.
No I haven’t. And I can’t. I can not do that. Nor, can anyone else walk that proverbial mile, in my shoes.
If I walked a mile in your shoes they would no longer be your shoes. They would be mine. I may be traversing a path you had set upon but my feet will not travel it the same. I will step differently. I will tread heavier, or lighter, or skip when you plod, or slow down where you may sprint. Nor will my heart, my thoughts, and my reactions be identical to yours. And even if I walk with you…
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