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“When Gentle Winds Grow Strong” (3 ways to turn emotional reaction into productive action)

January 5, 2013
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“When Gentle Winds Grow Strong” (3 ways to turn emotional reaction into productive action)

                          The gentle winds grow strong. Tree fronds dance and sing. The sky dims its light with a gray shroud. As it cries tremendous drops that gently fall. But only Read more [...]

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Converting Confrontation Into Invitation (3 strategies for civil discourse)

December 17, 2012
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Converting Confrontation Into Invitation (3 strategies for civil discourse)

A friend of mine—of another faith—told me that she recently went to her homeowners’ association meeting to confront them about the abundance of Christmas decorations in her apartment building.  She strongly argued that this was not an inclusive practice, and insisted that they do something to Read more [...]

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