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Conflict, Day Five (22nd)

Thursday, June 22 “We can approach conflict resolution as an art form that we are privileged to develop and hone.” — Diane Musho Hamilton, Zen teacher and professional mediator Today’s Excerpt: When can it be helpful to disagree with someone? Show the following photo: Ask each person to write down what they see in the …

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Conflict, Day Four (21st)

Wednesday, June 21 “If your brother or sister hurts you, go and tell them — work it out between the two of you.” — Dalai Lama, Buddhist monk Today’s Excerpt: Sentence stem: “When I’m in a conflict I feel…” When there’s a conflict and we feel an emotion, we all have a choice. We can …

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Conflict, Day Three (20th)

Tuesday, June 20 “In the face of conflict, choose understanding and compassion. That’s where peace truly begins.” — Jesus of Nazareth Today’s Excerpt: Is there a new way you want to respond? Watch “Conflict Resolution: How to Settle Your Differences Fairly | BrainPOP” (5-min video) to get ideas on how to be in conflict with …

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Conflict, Day Two (19th)

Monday, June 19 “Conflict is an opportunity for growth and learning.” — Jane Goodall, researcher Today’s Excerpt: How do you respond when you disagree with a friend? Because we all see things differently and have different needs, we all experience conflict. Conflict happens when we disagree with other people, and it happens in every relationship. …

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Conflict, Day One (18th)

Sunday, June 18th “When faced with conflict, remember that empathy is a superpower.” — Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court Justice Today’s Excerpt: Watch “You Poked My Heart” (1-min video), which shows toddlers in a comedic conflict. The toddlers are occasionally hard to understand, but they’re arguing about whether it’s raining or sprinkling outside. Discuss: Who was right in …

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