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Building Bridges of Compassion from Burundi to Dallas

The following article is cross-posted with permission fromAlliance magazine blog. Based out of the UK, Alliance magazine is the leading global magazine on philanthropy and social investment.

Gaping divisions have opened in unlikely, once unthinkable places: in our families, communities, and countries and across the world. It would be understandable if you at first thought that upsetting political argument you had over a family dinner or on Facebook or with your neighbor were all one-offs just about you or your community. I don’t think they are. Instead I think we are trapped in a worldwide web of pain, division and confusion of our own creation.