There are many ways to address problems. North Dakota Indian tribe wisdom[sermon-fodder.com, 9-27-03]: If you discover you are riding a dead horse, dismount.
We often expand this basic tribal wisdom in our church life and personal life. If we find ourselves on a dead horse, we simply change riders. Or we do nothing: “this is way we’ve always ridden dead horses.”
We can, of course, hire someone to ride the dead horse for us. Some might form a committee to study the horse & see how dead it really is. Liberals would merely re-classify the dead horse as “living impaired.”
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