“Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.”

—Chinese Proverb

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Fault-finding is something we humans do best. The media, in its many forms, feeds on stirring up drama, playing off our desire to be right and making those who think and act differently wrong.

What is the payoff of such a perspective? More importantly, what is it costing us physically, mentally, and emotionally?

How might a gentler approach generate more harmony, acceptance, and unity?
Consider making a positive intention, demonstrating greater openness, and looking more closely for the good and value in others.


Where and in what ways can and will you bring your very best self in word and deed to others in your communities?

Where would simply being nicer make the biggest difference today?