Archive for April, 2013

Positive Groundlessness – Finding the Empty Space in Conflict

By Laura Melton Tucker, April 14th, 2013

I saw on facebook today: “Remove all the space within the atoms making up the human body and every person who has ever lived would fit inside a basketball.” If this is true (and we know everything we read on facebook is true!;) that’s a lot of empty space…and empty space is terrifying. I’ve observed empty space in conversations and resisted the temptation to fill in with noise. Sitting with emptiness – as hard as that is – can be a good thing in a difficult conversation.

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