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I may not like it. I may resist it. I may fight against it. I may get angry and grumpy. But nothing I do can change the reality that the forms in which my life manifest are constantly changing.
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“I hate this.” “This is totally unacceptable.” “This has to change.” “I can’t stand this.”
The Montreal Gazette reported on Saturday that the Anglican Church of Canada in Quebec is experiencing difficult times. Read the rest of this entry »
My final three principles for facilitating life-giving change:
Facilitating life-giving change has more to do with attitude, commitment, and tone in an organization than with smoothly operating machinery.
How does positive life-giving change come about in institutional structures?
Last summer Andrea Palpant Dilley offered a cautionary tale for churches trying to find new ways to attract young people into their communities. Her advice? “Change wisely, dude”.
Yesterday I was sent an intriguing quote taken from the book Psychology and Religion: West and East by C.G. Jung.
There are two remaining challenges David Perlich identifies in his “5 challenges Pope Francis will face“. (http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2013/03/13/f-pope-issues.html):
In the face of dying paradigms, it is tempting to try to reassert the old ways of doing things and demand allegiance to what were once the normative patterns for governing our life together.