Joseph had his own angels

Convincing another of our point of view is sometimes hard, and probably often not the best way to resolve an opinion conflict. Instead, we can learn to let go of personal urgency to have others see things our way; we can trust God to express His control.

Whether the issue is a strong personal bias or a moral question, it often seems inviting to fight for our viewpoint, to debate, persuade, and persist until verbal victory is achieved. But pausing to reevaluate the situation from a spiritual point of view is what clears the way for more inspired thinking. Then inspiration will direct our communication with others, and we will have the patience and understanding to let them listen to God.

Where do we start in reevaluating a human conflict from a higher standpoint? What are the operative spiritual facts?

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No friction in Mind
February 7, 1983

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