You don’t have to insult the sun to complement the moon. In the same way, you don’t have to complement a man and then tear him down at the same time.
I hear it all the time.
For example, someone says, “Ole Pastor Smith is a good preacher, but of course he’s not as good as Pastor Jones was.”
What does Pastor Jones’ preaching have to do with Pastor Smith’s?
Judge a man on his own merit. We’re not running a beauty pageant. Learn to accept a man or woman as they are. Celebrate them and keep others off the stage.
The ONE THING for today: Your ability to make a difference greatly increases the day you learn to give praise without any qualifications.