Immediate prayer needed – possible strike on Syria by USA, Iran warns Israel will be “first victim”

I have been trying to do better to find common ground and to respect others when told they are not interested in what I have to say concerning my beliefs. Before casting the first stone, both sides and even observers should try walking in the others’ shoes. Ask yourself questions like: is this person meaning well by what they are trying to do even if I do not agree with what they are saying or how they are handling the situation, how can I handle this situation tactfully, what would I have done if that had been me, I handled this badly and need to apologize. Many of us can be well meaning but use poor judgement and end up regretting actions. This can include not trying to understand people who live in other countries who are from very different cultures and bad-mouthing them without trying to understand who they are and what is happening in their lives. Sometimes the only common ground might be that you are both alive and on the planet Earth at this moment! Continue reading