Great article!! Source: Vulnerability is our Common Bond
Originally posted on The Value of Sparrows:
Many sincere believers lack a proper understanding of God. These people have caricatured his face. The caricature is increasingly unacceptable to today’s men and women – and they are quite right to reject it because it represents the face of a false God. Who is God for us? Is…
I know. You don’t!! What if God alone knows? What if I know what I need to know for my life, and you know what you need to know for yours? What if we are both equally confused and we’ll go through this life never knowing? Must we always be fighting about who knows, sitting… Continue reading I know. You don’t!!
I haven’t been posting much lately, even though I’ve been journaling a lot. Today I just felt like I have to post a little tidbit of what I’m learning or I may explode. Those of you who have been reading my blog the past few years know that I went through a severe season of… Continue reading Buh-Bye False Self
The following is an excerpt from Richard Rohr’s book Falling Upward. Your stage mask is not bad, evil, or necessarily egocentric; it is just not “true.” It is manufactured and sustained unconsciously by your mind; but it can and will die, as all fictions must die. Persona and shadow are correlative terms. Your shadow is… Continue reading Your Stage Mask
I put you on a pedestal. I wanted to please you at all costs. I wanted you to acknowledge I was spiritually growing at optimal pace, even if I knew you would only be acknowledging a mask. Your opinion of me became more important than God’s. You said you struggled, but it was hard to… Continue reading Dear Bible Study Teacher,
For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. Romans 7:15 I came face to face with the many demons that lurk in my soul 3 years ago. There was no question in my mind that I am bad (and… Continue reading I’m ALOT worse than you think I am