Mom was humble. She knew she wasn’t always open-minded, but with the help of God, she believed that she could she come close at times. And she believed in that possibility for everyone. God's grace was available for all. The message of that possibility was her gift to everyone who knew her.
I BELIEVE that I see some truths which my neighbor may not see, and to which I must be true. I believe equally that my neighbor sees some truth which I may not see, so I must be not only open-minded, but sympathetic—because I want to know his truth, too.