Linda J. Morgan-Clement is an ordained Presbyterian minister and recently retired Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life and Chaplain to the University at Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin.
 Across the U.S. we struggle to talk with neighbors, family, and strangers about the things that matter most. Our modes of social engagement have narrowed, for many of us; disengagement or debate feel like the only options remaining. Amid increasingly contentious public discourse our personal relationships also bear the strain. For those of us […]