The small group is the unit of transformation. It is in the structure of how small groups gather that an alternative future will be created. This also means that we must set aside our concern for scale and our concern for speed. Scale, speed, and practicality are always the coded arguments for keeping the existing system in place.” — Peter Block in Community: The Structure of Belonging
I need to read something like once every month or so to remind myself that what we are trying to do with Austin Mustard Seed is completely worthwhile.