Can Your Relationships Last? It Depends on Your Politics, and You

Finding common ground
Finding common ground
Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

We thrive in each other’s company when that company is filled with kindness, with creativity, with allowing, with hope, with grace.

But What If Our Political Differences Really Are Bone Deep?

Or we believe they are? What if we cannot find any common ground? What if our sense of the other person is defined for us by their politics, and not their character or soul, and the last thing we are thinking about and feeling about them is kindness and grace of being?

Relationships Thrive or Die Because We Want It So

We and we alone are responsible for the outcome of a relationship, whether it is for the relationship to survive or to falter and die into an empty and unfulfilling end.

Do you want to be right, or do you want to be free?

He wasn’t talking about First or Second Amendment freedom — he was talking about soul-level freedom, the freedom of the spirit to meet life with the best we are and to say yes to it. We then recognize the beliefs we have let control us are not really ours, anyway — just ideas passed down to us, embedded in our culture, handed over to us generation after generation. We recognize that those beliefs, for the most part, do not serve life, but take away from it.

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Storyteller and dreamer. I write about the English language, being human, the magic of life, and metaphysics. www.regina-clarke.com

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