Sustainable change through collaboration only happens when both those who help and those who are helped see their work together not so much as a transaction bound by timelines but as a relationship worthy of deep sacrifice, careful listening, hard work and creative problem-solving.  We call this “redemptive entanglement”  and have found it to be the salient ingredient in any relationship or circumstance that needs growth, nurturing or change.   Without it neither true understanding nor real accountability is possible.