“Who moved my Cheese” is a parable that describes how people face change. It’s about 4 characters running around in a maze trying to locate their “cheese” or what is important to them.
Articles in Systemic change
Replicability is possible only with a well-planned, well-considered, well-measured and well-documented effort. When we come upon or a good idea or process and move to build oue own, care is necessary that we understand what we are implementing.
When things are important to us we pray. Perhaps we should ask when was the last time we prayed for the success of systemic changes?
Why do we feed, clothe and house the marginalized over and over?
“Do you understand what I have done for you?”… I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. … Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them. John 13: 11-17
It is interesting to consider Matthew’s chapter 25 as a whole, all three parables together in sequence, one building on the other.
A Vincentian reading of “If you See Something, Say Something.” Being the voice of the Voiceless.
The story of the sermon at Châtillon is not only the foundation story of the Ladies of Charity, it is the foundation for what we call today systemic change.
Vincent showed us how to change systems St. Vincent showed us how to do systemic change… but he did not leave a formal manual or even call it "systemic change." Vincent was not what would today be called a "systems thinker.” Vincent was what I call a “systems doer.”...
Do any of the following characteristics fit you? You might be surprised by what it says about you.