We are hardwired to tell stories. Jesus used parables to engage. Parents tell stories to children. Storytelling imparts wisdom to audience, in bite-sized portions. Stories help us make sense of a complex reality.
Goals have to be SMART. Specific. Measurable. Actionable. Realistic. Time-sensitive. But my late grandmother never caught on to this corporate paradigm. She'd never heard of it. All she had was the foolish wisdom of [...]
I realised soon after that their underlying problem was not the lack of material things. It was a matter of love. I knew that my stay in Philippines to serve the poorest of the poor has to be for life.