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Five Habits of the Heart

Authored by: Center for Courage and Renewal

Each day during the week leading up to the U.S. presidential inauguration of 2017, the Center for Courage and Renewal distributed one short video in their electronic newsletter. Each of these videos describes one of “Five Habits of the Heart,” which are presented by Parker J. Palmer in his book, Healing the Heart of Democracy.

Links to those videos and brief descriptions of the five habits are found below.

Habit 1: An understanding that we are all in this together

Habit 2: An appreciation of the value of “otherness”

Habit 3: An ability to hold tension in life-giving ways

Habit 4: A sense of personal voice and agency

Habit 5: A capacity to create community

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