Generations have done the same thing in spite of the fact there was no longer any necessity for doing it that way. It was just “the way I have always done it.”
Are we too close to those we serve that we are near-sighted? There systemic are change issues that a clear-sighted servant/shepherd needs to be alert to.
Systemic change does not just happen. It takes the collaboration of many people with different gifts. Each of us has a role in the chorus.
The gift of a closing prayer drawn from nature.