There are a lot of things people are “in to” at Easter; chocolate eggs, marshmallow bunnies, new clothes, lots of candy. Good things all unless they replace God. 453 more words
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We are so steeped in the culture, we don’t even know where the culture ends and we begin. So much of the culture slipped in under the radar of our pre-cognitive brains when we were small children that we can’t see what in us belongs to the culture and what belongs to our self. 1,028 more words
I’ve posted before about Richard Rohr’s Falling Upward, which explores the two halves of life, represented by the false self and the true self. If you’ve ever found yourself wondering, “Is this all there is to life?” then you’ve probably succeeded in creating your false self — which isn’t bad… 392 more words
Richard Rohr, Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self (London: SPCK, 2013).
Written in Rohr’s inimical style, this book contrasts our false and true selves, exploring how we can find the latter through a process of true transformation. 121 more words