The ONLY way to move forward for the good of the people, ALL people, is to increase our empathy, understanding and love of each other. It’s not about politics or sides or agreeing on everything or even anything- it’s about people. Listen more, talk less. Choose to love.
This below excerpts from Glenn Beck’s opinion piece in the NY times resonated with me.
The only way for our society to work is for each of us to respect the views of others, and even try to understand and empathize with one another.
We need to listen to one another, as human beings, and try to understand one another’s pain. Empathy is not acknowledging or conceding that the pain and anger others feel is justified. Empathy is acknowledging someone else’s pain and anger while feeling for them as human beings — even, and maybe especially, when we don’t necessarily agree or understand them.
Read the whole piece here. Glenn Beck: Empathy for Black Lives Matter – The New York Times