Soul Suppression

Let your caged bird sing!

The Perfecting Project

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It is amazing what one can learn from a brief discussion. I once had someone tell me that they were concerned about me because I seemed to be changing. In their estimation I had become more focused on investing in my beliefs and maturing in my faith. At first I was not sure how to take this. My first reaction was to be blow it off and ignore it. But then I realized something. Definitely a lightbulb moment!

There was nothing inherently wrong with the comment the person made. They were merely expressing their observations of my behaviors. The small glimpses of the real me that I let shine through when I let my guard down. The real problem was with me.

Instead of being me 24/7 I had been busy suppressing my true self instead of letting others get to know the real me. I have not quite figured…

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