OPW#2.09 How are you doing with your stewardship of your congregations traditions, customs and routines?

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3. Routines, Customs and Traditions:
It is a profoundly erroneous truism that we should cultivate the habit of thinking of what we are doing. The precise opposite is the case. Civilization advances by extending the number of operations we can perform without thinking about them. Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, they require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments. —ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD, An Introduction to Mathematics. (A routine is an example of planning done in advance that can be repeated.)

The point … when  you create a routine, there is no need for further planning … and you still get the advantage of the ten minutes save for every minute every time you run the routine.

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