Tag Archives: Dialogue

11/6/16 ~ The Art & Craft of Political Debate/Discussion

What’s Up Next? Sunday, November 6, 2016 ~ The Art & Craft of Political Debate/Discussion Inquiry:  How do you conduct yourself when faced with dissenting views during political/religious discussions?  Is NVC advantageous/disadvantageous when deciding how to proceed? “Dialogue is a conversation … Continue reading

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10/2/16 ~ Wit is in the Ear (On Listening)

What’s Up Next? Sunday, October 2, 2016 ~ Wit is not on the tongue, but in the ear… Inquiry:  If you view NVC as a kind of mindfulness discipline, then how do you move your practice ‘off of the cushion’ and … Continue reading

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11/1/2015 ~ The Quality of Mercy is not Strain’d…

What’s Up Next? Sunday, November 1, 2015 ~ The Quality of Mercy is not Strained Inquiry:  When you’re beginning to sense that your ‘quality of mercy’ has become strained, what do you do?  (Hint: How might you most effectively and graciously … Continue reading

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June 7, 2015 ~ The Beatific & NVC (or Tracking-the-Needs-on-the-Table)

June 7, 2015 ~ The Beatific Nature of Nonviolent Communication “Christ’s The Sermon on the Mount fills me with bliss even today. Its sweet verses have even today the power to quench my agony of soul.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi One of the most … Continue reading

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Theme for July 2014 ~ Going Forth

Theme for July, 2014 ~ Going Forth ‘May the Fourth of July Be With You’: The Best  #AmericanizeAMovieQuote Tweets Wall Street Journal (blog) The presidents of Argentina, Brazil and Chile today versus the 1970s. We’ll work with the Robert Gonzales process known as Preparation for … Continue reading

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March 23, 2014 ~ On Turning Points (& Turning Towards)

Sunday, March 23, 2014 ~ On Turning Points (& Turning Towards) Recently — beginning in early February when we discussed the Three Layers of Empathy and continuing up until recent weeks when we explored Scary Honesty & Integrative Expression we’ve considered how to practice various components of … Continue reading

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March 31, 2013 ~ Expressing Integrated Honesty

We will continue with a favorite theme of this blog — how to  rock-back-and-forth between our own point-of-view and that of another’s  … Sunday, March 24, 2013 ~ Expressing Integrated Honesty Rita Marie Johnson coined the term ‘integrated honesty’ to describe an interwoven … Continue reading

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