“And not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.” (Romans 5:3-5).
Seth Godin’s Wisdom from a Recent Blog Post
“This Might” vs. “This Better”
Most of the time, we approach our tasks with the mantra of, “this better work.” Far better to say, “this might work.”
If you’re designing a bridge or a pacemaker, I’m begging you to embrace established norms and build something that’s going to work, every single time. For the rest of us, though, the task is to leap forward, to improve, to explore the next frontier. “This might work” is the slogan for a scientist, an artist, and a linchpin (and lest we forget hope-filled spiritual leaders called by God to serve a “Sent Church” [italics added by Bishop Daniel]).