An enemy is one whose story we have not heard.
~ Gene Knudsen Hoffman*________________________________
* The quote is attributed by some to Gene Knudsen Hoffman. Others attribute it to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Leah Green of The Compassionate Listening Project cites in her tribute to Hoffman a 2001 letter in which Hoffman wrote that she'd found a motto for the project: it was the title of one of her essays.
Gene Knudsen Hoffman, 1919-2010, Pioneer of the Concept of Compassionate Listening; International Peace Activist; Poet, Essayist, and Author, Compassionate Listening (Friends Bulletin Corp., 2nd Ed, 2013)
Compassionate Listening Sourcebook (Downloadable)
The Compassionate Listening Project on FaceBook