“A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.”

—Peter Marshall, 20th Century Scottish-American Chaplain of the U.S. Senate

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What do you care about?

What are the issues and who are the people of greatest importance in your various communities? Where do you and others demonstrate genuine interest, concern, and effort to improve things?

Alternatively, where do you and others demonstrate indifference to others and the world around you?

Where do you see a lack of concern or interest, perhaps even apathy, relative to the struggles and difficulties around you?

Given the magnitude of the challenges we all face, where can we begin and continue to offer our best efforts to better our world, without turning away?

EXERCISE:

How and where can you make an extra effort to look more directly at the people you meet today?

Put forth greater attention to show sincere interest and support the full expression of their thoughts and feelings.

Listening with both heart and head—one person at a time—can make a tremendous difference.

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