This is true, as when one looks over the fence they also look across the grass on the other side – seeing only the leaves of grass. When one looks down upon their own grass, they look along the leaves, seeing deep into the dirt and roots and thatch…
Looking across another’s life, only the surface is noted. It all looks green and good and easy. All problems, on the surface, seem easy to solve.
But when we into our own lives, our own problems, we see the tangled mess below the surface. Not so easy to solve.