With everything going on, it’s easy to feel disconnected. “Us versus them” thinking runs rampant. We’re at a threat to grow increasingly disengaged.
On a small scale, there are things we can do to feel less alone.
While we can’t agree politically with everyone in our lives. We can find tiny cracks where the sunlight gathers. These cracks are the commonalities we share like our fears, dreams and annoyances.
I’ve tried this by simply making small talk with every cashier I meet. I don’t know what their political beliefs are but I know his wife is going on a cruise and that she just moved here from California.
It’s these bridges that can heal us. It’s not a huge thing, but maybe it’s the small things that are needed most.
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