Tag Archives: Identity

Identity Politics and Intrinsic Identity

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We are constantly being categorized. Each one of us is seen as part of a larger association: right or left; black or white; rich, middle class or poor; male or female; boomer, buster/gen x, millennial/gen y, or boomlet/gen z; Christian, … Continue reading

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Have We Become Our Jobs?

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On what do you base your identity? Most often, these days, our identity is associated with our work.  An article in the Chicago Tribune (“Just can’t escape the daily grind” by Charles McNulty, February 21, 2016) argues that even today’s movies are … Continue reading

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How to Find Yourself

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I have always known about God.  I knew that he loved me and that his Son, Jesus, had died for my sins.  I genuinely believed that. For many years of my life I knew about God like I knew about … Continue reading

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Leaving our Boats and Following Jesus

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What if Jesus walked into your place of business, spoke to the staff, and then instructed a salesperson to make a phone call which resulted in the biggest deal your business had ever landed? Then imagine that Jesus said, “Never … Continue reading

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Breathe

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Inhale…exhale…inhale…stretch…inhale…reach…exhale…repeat.  So says the well toned instructor on my exercise DVD.  Breathe.  Then stretch.  Breathe.  Then crunch.  Breathe.  Then lunge.  It makes sense; our bodies need oxygen for the stretching and stress of an exercise routine.  The same could be said for … Continue reading

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