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Ubuntu: We are all connected

May this year be for each a season of “Goodwill” to ALL people at ALL places(Luke 2:14). I champion to deliberately find every excuse to extend the generosity, profoundly over-extending goodwill to ALL

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Helpful conflict management attitude Tip-2

“Conflict is not bad – badly managed conflict is bad – but worst of all is to deny space for conflict to surface.”

Find ways to discover and safely discuss the “undiscussable”.

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Perspective

“People do not see the world as it is – they see it as they are. A leader needs a broader view.” From the movie Anna and the King

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Helpful conflict management attitude Tip-1

Find ways to discover and safely discuss the “un-discussable”. Create space to listen, wonder, explore, discover, risk.

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Critical Carefrontation

Self-management Practices. Desiring to be at peace with people is a good thing, Use conflict as an opportunity to serve others and, Encourage good practice by personal example

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Under his WIng

While farming, my husband was out on his tractor in the field when he accidentally ran over a partridge. She was killed, but left behind was a nest with her eggs. He thought the kids would enjoy seeing the nest, so he brought it back to the shop.

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The Paste of Life

Took time to muse about Professor Philip Zimbardo. Here he is speaking about how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world. A very interesting commentary on our civilization.

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Wait for It!

There is a rampant and exceedingly high deficit of patience on the hill where I live. This deficit seems to be easily exploited by an ever clever class of marketing specialists and I wonder if they are hiring our pshychologists to work on their behalf to exploit this deficit and profit from it through feeding our discontent and creating consent.

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Traditions for a change?

Because of our traditions,
we’ve kept our balance for many, many years.
And because of our traditions,
every one of us knows who he is
and what God expects him to do. – Words from a fiddler on the roof

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Musings of the Soul

I need God’s grace; I crave His perspective of things below the heavens, and tremble when his presence becomes manifest.

I wonder how to live close enough to what is important and how to attend to what is most important to the Lord our Father, without feeding anything that is not most conductive to elevated health and helpfulness at the highest level.

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"Am I Not a Woman and a Sister?"

Rape after rape, count seventeen children later as a result… This world has gone crazier than crazy. When I talk about this, you casually tell me you are outraged!

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I am thinking about you

Child, in 18 years you will understand that for twenty-seven cents a meal, I and all my friends have been investing in your life and that of many more! I am determined that this year, 100,000 children can receive the greatest gift anyone can give: a life with a future and a hope.

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From Despair to Hope - Amina's Story

Overwhelmed by her domestic chores and responsibilities which has become too much for her to endure, a young lady, Joliatta who is only 22 yeas of age decided to forcefully share her marital duty to her younger sister, Amina, 10 years old with her husband. Amina was living with her sister Joliatta in the town as there was no school in her father’s village

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Thank You for Caring - July 2010

Once more, on behalf of the Bridges of Hope Ministry Team and myself, I would like to express our sincere gratitude for your continued commitment to breaking the yoke of poverty from the shoulders of children around the world.

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