They were comfortable … until they were told a story. They then learned an uncomfortable truth. The person in the story out there hid in their own heart.
At first glance, it may seem like quite a stretch to connect Ash Wednesday, Valentine’s Day and Systemic Change. But hear me out. Actually, it is not that hard.
St. Joseph never made headlines… nor will we.” St. Joseph reminds us that God calls “ordinary” people to bring about His plan for the salvation of the world. “
“Mom, What does a fratelli taste like”? … Some might think Pope Francis Doesn’t get it. But it is also God’s dream!
A quick foray into various styles of conflict resolution suggests that there are two major concerns underlying how people approach conflict- concern for self (assertiveness) and concern for others (empathy).