Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

 
The poem, Desiderata, enjoyed a great deal of popularity in the 20th century but its counsel to “speak your truth” both calmly and without surrender, while still being willing to listen to the thoughts of even the simple and uninformed, is excellent advice for our internet age where social media can sometimes lead even saints down a path of mudslinging and name calling.

Let’s think about how we can be helpful in public discourse to both share ideas and heal our partisan divide.
 

 
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Dr. Roger L. Ray
pastor, The Emerging Church
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