Rich Lewis — thank you for your poignant post. I really appreciate your search for the True Self. I reckon we’re on the same sojourn, just a slightly different path is all.
Who is my true self? My true self is calm, content and unafraid. It is filled with Life. It is loved by God.
Being my true self is very difficult. Richard Rohr states that we have to fall into our True Self. “In letting go of your shame, guilt, and powerlessness, you do not lose yourself, but fall into your foundational and grounded self. This is your True Self, or divine self in God, which now stands revealed, substantial, and infinite—as you- your own unique amalgam of quite ordinary humanity and divine DNA.”
Eugene Peterson says, “Self is the soul minus God.” I need to fall out of my “self” into my ‘True Self”.
I sit in silence to reconnect with my true self. Silence teaches me who I truly am. I am not the competing interior voices screaming for my attention.
Presently, I need to reconnect with my true…
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