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What is a faithmap?
Thanks Stephen for this timely reminder for the new year … “a faithmap marks certain things we know, leaves much for future exploration, and is used for traveling.

One does not study a map just to have a better understanding of a map. In the same way a faithmap is useless if it’s not teleological. “

The ‘devil’ in Federal Constitution Article 121 (1A)
This is one thing that we are watching closely here in Malaysia.

WITTGENSTEIN ON: QUARRELS AND THE MEANING OF WORDS
From the sage that first introduced me to this great philosopher.

Real Change
Food for thought: “If an organization makes only minor adjustments, it will get minor change. An organization needs to change itself by at least 20% in order to get real change. Otherwise, people will just work harder, become more frustrated, and will get the same sad results.”

Delirous? in Malaysia!
main motivation to go is curiosity 🙂

One Page Year B Calendar-pdf (via textweek blog)
I found the season after Pentecost it follows the read-through-OT-books options rather than the themed options worth consideration.

Servant Leadership: Who are you serving and what’s on the menu?
Here’s the opening paragraph: “Corporate Malaysia seems to have bought into a new buzzword, heavily influenced no doubt by the personal leadership characteristics of our Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.” Let’s see how all this works out in practice. I think it’s going to be tough.

A Prayer for Those in Ministry
I NEED this prayer … as much as anyone else. Especially this part, “We cannot do everything, and there is a sense of liberation in realizing that. This enables us to do something, and to do it very well. It may be incomplete, but it is a beginning, a step along the way, an opportunity for the Lord’s grace to enter and do the rest.”

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