My friend John Piippo says you are what God thinks of you, not what you think of you. And what does God think you?
“You are my daughter with whom I am well pleased.” … “You are my son with whom I am well pleased.”
To truly understand that we are a daughter or a son we must embrace the beauty and mystery of …
Christ in you, the hope of glory (Colossians 1:27).
As we do, Piippo says 3 revelations begin to come to light:
- You are set free from the punishing of the hierarchical honor-shame systems of your surrounding culture.
- You are free from the striving that happens on the ladder of the honor-shame hierarchy.
- You are free to love others.
Finally Piippo says:
I look at our culture and see a massive identity crisis. What once was a normal period of human development is now Western humanity’s sad, seemingly permanent condition. The good news for me is that when God found me I also found my true self, who and what I am, and who and what I have been made for.