Somewhere I recently read this statement: "Every story has three sides. Yours, mine and the facts." I think about that statement often and generally smile when I do. I am also reminded that this is generally true in ways that are so easily forgotten in human relationships. I see my side very clearly. I know the facts, or at least think I do. So do you. We are at an impasse. It is helpful to remember that we both may well be wrong and the facts, especially when we factor into the equation an all-knowing and all-wise God, can correct us both.
Another truism that helps me in a similar way goes like this: "Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth." I have had to retract more than one opinion because of blogs and articles I write. One reason this medium has something very positive about it is that it allows each of us to change our mind, especially this writer. When you are sure of yourself remember that the facts may stand against you and you