Identity Crisis

Identity is a strange thing. It is something that should be obvious but can be strangely mysterious. There are many, especially the young, who are going through an identity crisis. One dictionary defines identity crisis as a period of uncertainty and confusion in which a person’s sense of identity becomes insecure or unstable. An identity crisis usually occurs when there’s a change in a persons life, and can also be due to a change in their expected aims or role in society. An identity crisis is a type of existential crisis. Existential crises generally have to do with questions and inner conflicts about the meaning and purpose of life. As thinking beings, reason and purpose have a central role to play in how we go about life.

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Quote #49

“Is it not amazing, that He who was once God of the fathers of old, has become our Father? A drastic re-adjustment of privileges seemingly too awesome for most to fully come to terms with. So we have the sorry situation of children of God floundering about at a loss about their responsibilities and abilities. If only we would take the time to study the legal document which spells out the intricacies and implications of the change in identity….” – Makafui.

#John 1:12
#Romans 8:14-17
#John 15:15

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Quote #24

“You are not allowed to hate yourself. For if your body is His temple, and you are ransomed and paid for, what are you really doing when you hate yourself, or hurt yourself? Selflessness isn’t about choosing to cause harm to yourself when faced with a choice between yourself and someone else. It is making the effort, and finding by wisdom the choice that leaves both yourself and others unscathed.” – Makafui.

#Matthew 22:36-40