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Book of the Month: Schola Caritatis: Learning the Rhythms of God's Amazing Love

  Starting a new feature for the next several months called Book of the Month.  I will present one of my books and tell you a little of the ...

Saturday, March 12, 2022

die and become

dragon skins and fig leaves
myers-briggs profiles
and enneagram numbers
they are all just the same thing

cherished illusions
survival strategies
manufactured selves
protective coverings

subtle creations
of our own deepest
wounds and fears 
and needs


that is until the shell 
is cracked open
and we let go 
of the pretense
leaving the husk behind

it takes great courage to let go
because it feels like our death
which in some ways it really is
but to continue to live falsely
is a worse fate even still

for only when we let go
and die to all that is false
will we be truly free
to become all that God
dreamt us to be

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