But what if we think about it in terms of an injury? If you fell and broke your leg, you wouldn’t start poking at it right away, trying to heal it. You would go and get an x-ray first. You would get an accurate picture of the damage, so that then you would know how to proceed.
The same is true for conflicts in your relationships, disfunction in you organization, or personal issues within your own heart. We must be patient enough to reflect and get a accurate picture of the damage before diving in to fix anything.
This post os a bit of a prequel to one I wrote a few weeks ago. Read it here.