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Our Biggest Delusion is Rooted in Our Ego

I am living in a fantastical delusion when I see myself as the center of the universe, viewing everything as it circles around me.

 As believers, we sing and recite prayers that proclaim that God is the centre of all, but our psychological make-up screams the exact opposite. I view people, events, history and yes even God through my eyes, judging what is right, trusting my thoughts and my feelings as the final judge of what is real. 

When Jesus says that we must die to ourselves, He is not speaking about some pious self-sacrifice that makes us look holy, no He has something much more radical in mind. The kind of inner transformation 

Jesus wants to literally rip the rug up from under our feet and shatter our delusions, our world view.

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You are MINE and I Am Yours

Aware of personal weakness and failure. After years of striving for more of His Presence ego and pride had shattered. I was exhausted and defeated. SUDDENLY, breaking through the clammer of mundane, mindless duties, unexpected words pop into my mind seemingly out of nowhere. "You are Mine" but even more startling, "I am yours".    

Frozen in shocked confusion, 
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