Have you ever done something just because that’s the way you have always done it? Individuals, organizations, families… we all do certain things because we always have – heck, it’s tradition! Tradition is comforting, meaningful and powerful. Tradition is having a culture and background to be proud of and feel comforted by: it’s having the grandparents over for holidays; it’s always singing the same hymns in worship; it’s doing the comfortable and reliable. But tradition isn’t always a good thing. There are times when doing “what has always been done” isn’t the best way. Blindly following tradition can be confusing and even harmful.
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