“the feeling that what is wanted can be had or events will turn out for the best…”
“to show regard or consideration for; to hold in esteem or honor…”
“bearing, conduct, or speech indicative of self-respect or appreciation of…”
“a state of cooperative or mutually tolerant relations between people…”
It's no secret that we live in a polarized America today but with each passing moment, more and more people are becoming ready to admit that this is not the world they want to live in. Regardless of the political party they associate themselves with, the religious or spiritual environments they worship (or don't worship) in, the cultural beliefs they aspire to... many Americans are ready for a different conversation.
The American experiment is vastly not what our founding fathers believed it could become and we need to remember that we have the power to get it back. WE THE PEOPLE have the ability to ensure that our common welfare must come first. With 100% Hope, 100% Respect, 100% Dignity and 100% Understanding - can we finally share with each other what we have been afraid to bring into the light?
We can finally say to our fellow Americans, "Yes, I hear you - AND here's what we have in common." We are convinced that coming together to find those shared values will help instill a sense of camaraderie and unity that has been missing in our country for a long time.
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN THE CONVERSATION?
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