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Be a Cushion of Kindness

I’m savoring the memories of last week in Canada, where I joined in the celebration of my sister’s 70th birthday. And the shared kindness among family and friends was a prelude to our post today by author and speaker, Kare Anderson: “Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.” ~ French proverb Our media fans the fires of a “right-wrong” approach to escalating discussions. Linguist Deborah Tannen, Ph.D. describes this “let’s argue” style eloquently in her book, The Argument Culture. We get frozen in our differences, and may wind up feeling alone. While many … Continue reading

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