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[07/07/17]   "Be kind—for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle" - Philo, 1st Century Mystic #quote

[07/06/17]   "Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." - Viktor E. Frankl

[07/05/17]   ". . .every question possesses a power that does not lie in the answer" - Elie Wiesel #quote

[06/30/17]   "Questions are more transformative than answers and are the essential tools of engagement" - Peter Block #quote


This Pastor Is Building His Church in an Unusual Way

Great story in the Atlantic about Adam Hamilton's efforts to bridge partisan divides in his congregation.

"But finding ways to respect divergent views doesn’t mean that people will agree. “We’ve had members of both parties running against each other,” he said, stressing that congregants could share goals even as they disagree over the means of achieving them."

theatlantic.com Adam Hamilton takes on divisive social issues from the pulpit, challenging the views of his congregants—who now number 20,000.

[06/29/17]   "Nothing shapes our lives so much as the questions we ask, refuse to ask, or never dream of asking" - Sam Keen #quote

[06/28/17]   "The most intense conflicts if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed." - C. G. Jung #quote

[06/27/17]   “The success of any intervention depends on the inner condition of the intervener “ - Otto Scharmer #quote


How Appreciative Inquiry Brings “Vision” into Focus — Congregational Consulting Group

Great article about Appreciative Inquiry from the Congregational Consulting Group

congregationalconsulting.org Congregations love the drama of arriving at a vision. Unfortunately, most visions go nowhere. One way to avoid this pitfall is to use Appreciative Inquiry. Related

[06/12/17]   "We can learn to see each other and see ourselves in each other and recognize that human beings are more alike than we are unalike." - Maya Angelou

[06/09/17]   We can often do more for other men by trying to correct our own faults than by trying to correct theirs. – Francois Fenelon #quote

[06/08/17]   "The days are too short even for love; how can there be enough time for quarreling?" – Margaret Gatty #quote

[06/07/17]   "An enemy is a person whose story we have not heard" – Gene Knudsen Hoffman #quote

[06/06/17]   "To truly listen is to risk being changed forever" – Sakej Henderson #quote

[06/05/17]   Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. – Benjamin Franklin

[06/02/17]   Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right. – Marie Ebner von Eschenbach #quote

[06/01/17]   When we change the way we look at things, the things we look at change. – Wayne Dyer #quote

[05/31/17]   The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way in which we use them. – Adriana Doyle #quote

[05/30/17]   "Conflict is the beginning of consciousness" – M. Esther Harding #quote

[05/29/17]   The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress. – Joseph Joubert #quote

[05/26/17]   "Always pass a plate of forgiveness before each verbal feast" – Anabel Jensen #quote

[05/25/17]   "I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen" – Ernest Hemingway #quote

[05/24/17]   "My long experience has taught me to resolve conflict by raising the issues before I or others burn their boats" – Alistair Grant #quote

[05/23/17]   If I were to summarize in one sentence the single most important principle I have learned in the field of interpersonal relations, it would be this: Seek first to understand, then to be understood. This principle is the key to effective interpersonal communication. – Stephen Covey

[05/22/17]   "The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and controversy." -Martin Luther King

[05/19/17]   "Every fight is on some level a fight between differing ‘angles of vision’ illuminating the same truth" – Gandhi #quote

[05/18/17]   "Don’t fight forces; use them" – Buckminster Fuller #quote

[05/17/17]   "People are disturbed not by things, but by the view they take of them" – Epictetus #quote

[05/16/17]   Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be. – Wayne Dyer

[05/15/17]   "Peace is an environment where conflicts are resolved without violence, where people are free, not exploited, living so they can grow to their full potential." -Gerard Vanderhaar

[05/12/17]   "It is clear that the way to heal society of its violence . . . and lack of love is to replace the pyramid of domination with the circle of equality and respect." -Manitonquat

[05/11/17]   Transformation comes more from pursuing profound questions than seeking practical answers. – Peter Block

[05/10/17]   Every person in this life has something to teach me—and as soon as I accept that, I open myself to truly listening. – Catherine Doucette

[05/09/17]   Conflict is the gadfly of thought. It stirs us to observation and memory. It instigates to invention. It shocks us out of sheeplike passivity, and sets us at noting and contriving. – John Dewey

[05/08/17]   The quality of our lives depends not on whether or not we have conflicts, but on how we respond to them. – Tom Crum

[05/05/17]   There are two ways of meeting difficulties: You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself meeting them. – Phyllis Bottome #quote

[05/04/17]   The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. – Niels Bohr #quote

[05/03/17]   Every problem has a gift for you in its hands. – Richard Bach #quote

[05/02/17]   Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, “What else could this mean?”–Sharon Adler

[05/01/17]   "This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well." -Sir Francis Bacon

[04/28/17]   A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill #quote

[04/28/17]   "The longer we listen to one another - with real attention - the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions." -Barbara Deming

[04/27/17]   "All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do." -Leo Tolstoy

[04/26/17]   If war is the violent resolution of conflict, then peace is not the absence of conflict, but rather, the ability to resolve conflict without violence. – C.T. Lawrence Butler

[04/26/17]   "If you have come to help me you are wasting your time. But if you recognize that your liberation and mine are bound up together, we can walk together." -Lila Watson

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JUSTPEACE Center for Mediation and Conflict Transformation is a mission of the United Methodist Church to engage conflict constructively in ways that strive for justice, reconciliation, resource preservation and restoration of community in and through the United Methodist Church and with the Church universal to the world in which we live.

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