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For many years I hid from my true self through my performance in ministry. I constructed an identity through sermons, books and storytelling. I rationalized that if the majority of Christians thought well of me, there was nothing wrong with me. 151 more words


Why do we try to destroy God?

Donald Winnicott (paediatrician and psychoanalyst) studied the development of the Self within the child. He found that an infant is reliant on a “good-enough” mother (he was writing in the ’40’s, ’50s and ’60’s) to reveal to the infant that their feelings are real. 298 more words


Truth (Reverse Tanka)

I’ve been my own invention,
falling short of my true self.
A varnished copy
with original ignored.
Its time to live truth.

© 2014 my octpowrimo, all rights reserved. Photo credit: blisstree.com


Resistance Part II - Superhero Report

Superhero Academy – We Are Here to Heal and Change the World.

 The Superhero Academy’s headquarters are in Oshkosh, WI.

We have two meeting options Mondays 6:30 – 8:30 pm or Tuesdays 9 – 11 am. 551 more words


10 great quotes from Richard Rohr’s book Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self

  • Allowing others to define us

1. “Our ongoing curiosity about our True Self seems to lesson if we settle into any ‘successful role.’  We have then allowed others to define us from the outside, although we do not realize it. 

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She Wants Love and He Wants Respect? Why Do They Seldom Get It?

I recently attended a men’s event at a local church. We were told we had access to both the men’s and women’s restrooms. I think most guys are resistant to deviate, and I observed most were cutting a trail to the men’s restroom. 1,528 more words

True Self, False Self

The terms True Self and False Self were used by psychoanalyst Masud Khan to describe contrasting aspects of the self. In False Self, her seminal biography of Khan, author Linda Hopkins says, “The True Self is part of health and creativity. 142 more words