Taming chaotic tendencies is accomplished not just through present knowledge but through continual learning as well. Since chaos is ever-changing, there is always a need to know more (or know someone who knows more) to move through the chaos. Chaos is good because it forces us to become more aware of our responsibilities and how those responsibilities change over time. Inner strength, which is required to move through chaos, continues to grow with each response to the chaotic situations we face. Judges 8:4
Often we begin analyzing chaos and our response to it before carefully observing and listening to the particular chaotic events or circumstances we are experiencing, and in so doing we block our ability to tame or remove the chaos. In chaos there are many personal patterns of response that can be easily identified by simply observing and listening before analysis is required. By inviting someone into our lives (a mentor for instance) to observe the patterns of our responses to particular chaotic events , we can identify particular responses to particular events and question the motives behind our responses. This process usually initiates a different, experiential and more meaningful response. An awareness is brought to our "routine response patterns" allowing a new awareness to be substituted for the routine reponse - in effect, changing that routine.
This step brings order into chaos by a new routine of awareness, keeping us open to new knowledge. This awareness can either remove the chaos completely or at least put enough inspired order into the chaos to persevere through it while growing stronger under stress. James 1:2-5