Sunday, July 19, 2015

Thought for the Day

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)

The Compassionate Listening Project on FaceBook

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