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Friday, August 20, 2004
Rob Corcoran

Many of us complain of being overworked. But most of us, if we are honest, prefer working alone, doing things our way, rather than going through the stress and frustration of including others. “One stick does not make a strong fire,“ says Syngman Rhee, the Korean-born former moderator of the Presbyterian Church USA. “If we are going to carry on a vision for justice and peace we must learn to be a team. However brave and talented I may be, without a container or framework, compassion and commitment can become wrongly directed.”

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