Sunday, July 2, 2017

Spotlight on Finding Common Ground

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July 2, 2017

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Spotlight on Finding Common Ground

Sometimes it's just a matter of finding a little common ground, and then building a relationship on it.

- Susan Gale -

Spotlight on Finding Common Ground

Tensions run high. Sides are polarized. Even attempts at neutral, innocuous conversations seem stymied and fraught. How can we reestablish connection in our fractured communities? How can we reengage in conversation? How can we move forward together into our shared future? In this Spotlight on Finding Common Ground, we take a look back into past DailyGood features offering advice on how to come together and consider some stunning examples of people who have been able to overcome seemingly insurmountable differences to find common ground. Key to establishing connections among people and within communities are improving communication, focusing on common passions, and forgiving each other.
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As you engage with those around you, particularly those with whom you disagree, try to listen and consider things from their point of view. Do you share a common belief or interest you can focus on to help you build a better foundation for a relationship? How can you use your gifts to better the community you share with each other?

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