The process of change requires humility mixed with courage and defiance.
“When I was secure, I said, “I will never be shaken.””
Psalms 30:6 HCSB
What drives us to change?
Each of us must examine our changes in light of motivation. When we are comfortable and secure and feel accomplished, we believe nothing can defeat us. Change requires us to lay down our comfort and take up the uncomfortable. That process of change moves us into fearful moments as we lose our footing and regain under new learning.
The Change Curve
Every change takes us from our present place of productivity into a dive of struggling. Doubt, adapting to new tools, acquiring stronger beliefs in our progress and the progress of others, a desire to run back into the old ways, and an aversion to the unknown assail us. Immediately after the change, we desire escape. Read more here https://wp.me/p2BVbp-av Change is Never Straight
Humility will allow us to be processed in the change curve into a higher level of impact and influence.
SOLUM is going through a tough curve right now as an organization. As the director, it affects me greatly. The church plant has been merged into a congregation that can give it what it needs in pastoral availability and a base congregation. The vibrancy of our team comes into the stability of others. The community education is being purposefully handed to another to do the training and is being taken to online interactive to all other counties to be a part. Anger Resolution is being developed to a more effective level with increased understanding of CBT and Biblical guidelines. Expansion nationally in partnership with the National Center for Fathering and National Association for Grandparenting means learning new means and modes of financial undergirds. All of this is good and all of this is stressful.
It is a good time to remember the faithfulness of God in the times of prosperity but not to be overconfident and lose sight that He is the builder of witty inventions and makes our hands to prosper. It is not us, but Him.