Rev. Dr. Scott Peddie

Conjectures of an Eclectic Christian

“If you ask for grace to realize who you are, ask also for the courage you will need to do so. To realize who you are, you will have to walk through all the shadows in your inner landscape. It is not easy. You will need to give up all your views about yourself again …

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The novelist Ralph Ellison wrote in ‘Invisible Man’: “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.”  There is much wisdom in that short quote; it takes seriously the work of discovery and the individual nature of that quest. Identity is important It gives us a sense of well-being and self worth; it celebrates our …

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I don’t often post my sermons on this blog, but here is one I shared today with the congregation at All Souls’ in Belfast: Reflecting on Identity: Frankl, Merton, Assagioli and The Role of Faith Identity I often think of the Bible, that collection of widely divergent genres – history, biography, allegory, metaphor and so …

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