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Food is part of many church gatherings. But do we ever stop and consider what our food practices communicate about our relationship with God?
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Olympic swimmers hone their craft through repetition and discipline. So do writing students at a Staten Island high school.
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Trying to do more work faster? Stop. Moving slowly allows us important time to dream, make crucial connections and preserve insight.
What a father-daughter reading streak reveals about the presence of wonder in the ordinary.
Is what we are seeing or feeling the reality of a situation or our imagination? It is a practice of faith for Christian leaders to ask that question.
At a local diner, servers practice their craft through careful observation, reflection and preparation.
The early Willimon was more right about practices than the late Willimon.
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We only get good at something when we practice it -- a lot. Are our organizations set up to encourage learning on the job?
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How long does it take to be good at something? Malcolm Gladwell thinks 10,000 hours.
Leaders at all levels and in all stages of their careers have assumptions about themselves, their institutions, their communities. What are yours? What are you doing about them?
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