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The Man in the Mask

During his drinking days, he pretended to be many people he wasn't

One of the exercises I use when a need a dose of the 'honests' is to reflect on what my thinking and behavior was like in the past, and then on how I am doing today. This is often provoked by my daily readings. Many days, I can say a big thank you to the God of my understanding, but not always.

This week I have been reflecting a lot on all the colorful stories I made up about myself. (I know you would never have done this – please just let me rave). I gave so much time to being what I wasn't, that I started to believe my own stories, and I lost the reality of who and what I really was.

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