THE NEED TO BE SOMEONE

‘Our identity lies in whose we are, not just who we are … ┬áthe need to be someone, to have clout, to command respect, to have prestige or position, these are shackles every bit as strong as those of materialism …

… if we can only reach the true poverty and yieldedness of not ‘needing to be’ anything, then … we will be unable to be bought by any pressure.’

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(A thought from the Finan readings in my Celtic Daily Prayer book).

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