Immortal diamond: the search for our true self
In his bestselling book Falling Upward, Richard Rohrtalked about ego (or the False Self) and how it gets in the way ofspiritual maturity. But if there's a False Self, is there also aTrue Self? What is it? How is it found? Why does it matter? Andwhat does it have to do with the spiritual journey? This booklikens True Self to a diamond, buried deep within us, formed underthe intense pressure of our lives, that must be searched for,uncovered, separated from all the debris of ego that surrounds it.In a sense True Self must, like Jesus, be resurrected, and thatprocess is not resuscitation but transformation.Shows how to navigate spiritually difficult terrain with clearvision and tools to uncover our True Selves Written by Father Richard Rohr, the bestselling author of Falling Upward Examines the fundamental issues of who we are and helps us onour path of spiritual maturity
Immortal Diamond (whose title is taken from a line in aGerard Manley Hopkins poem) explores the deepest questions ofidentity, spirituality, and meaning in Richard Rohr's inimitablestyle.
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Dissolve the distractions of ego to find our authentic selves in God
In his bestselling book Falling Upward, Richard Rohr talked about ego (or the False Self) and how it gets in the way of spiritual maturity. But if there's a False Self, is there also a True Self? What is it? How is it found? Why does it matter? And what does it have to do with the spiritual journey? This book likens True Self to a diamond, buried deep within us, formed under the intense pressure of our lives, that must be searched for, uncovered, separated from all the debris of ego that surrounds it. In a sense True Self must, like Jesus, be resurrected, and that process is not resuscitation but transformation.
Immortal Diamond (whose title is taken from a line in a Gerard Manley Hopkins poem) explores the deepest questions of identity, spirituality, and meaning in Richard Rohr's inimitable style.
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|subject_facet||Identification (Religion), Self -- Religious aspects -- Christianity, Self-knowledge, Theory of, Theological anthropology -- Christianity|
|title_display||Immortal diamond : the search for our true self|
|title_full||Immortal Diamond The Search for Our True Self, Immortal diamond : the search for our true self / Richard Rohr|
|title_short||Immortal diamond :|
|title_sub||the search for our true self|
|topic_facet||Christianity, Identification (Religion), Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Religious aspects, Self, Self-knowledge, Theory of, Theological anthropology|