1 Corinthians 13:4-8
Charity suffers long, and is kind; charity envies not; charity braggs not itself, is not puffed up,…
I once undertook a duty the like of which I would never attempt again. A widow lady had a son — a poor prodigal. He had spent his all, and was fast making inroads upon his mother's little competence. Some friends had suggested that I should call upon her, and offer a gentle expostulation. I did so. I fancy that I can see her now — her white hair and her widow's cap. She patiently heard my message, but she turned to me in tears, and said, "Yes, Mr. Garrett, you are very kind, you mean well, and all you say is true; but still, after all, he is my son!"
Parallel VersesKJV: Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,