February 27The Enemy of Character
We are not the center of the universe. If you try to place yourself there, you will set yourself up for disappointment and frustration.
Look at your actions during the last 24 hours. When did you choose your authentic self, and when did you choose your ego? (If you have the 2018 BEST LENT EVER Journal, you can reference the diagram that compares true self and false self.)
If you’re reading Perfectly Yourself, read pages 67–70 (paperback version) or pages 71–74 (hardcover version).
Jesus, guide me as I dismiss the constant demands of the ego and build character.
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Which self will you choose? Your true self or your false self?
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