Change is hard. Our decisions are based on limited knowledge. Therefore, seeking any change (good or just) should be done with Christ at the center.
As citizens of Christ's Kingdom, we do not stay in ashes. Rather, we are raised to glory. As the King goes, so go the citizens. Who is your King?
When we think of "Love", we typically imagine a start and finish. Jonah 2 teaches us that God's Love goes beyond the boundaries we imagine.