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Fall Book Club
We are so excited about our next book! It is entitled, The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self-Discovery by David Brenner. We will meet weekly for six weeks beginning on Monday, September 27, 2021, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. You can join us on Zoom or for those vaccinated, you can join us in person, at 312 S. Tuckahoe Road, Williamstown, NJ. There is no registration fee, but you are responsible for buying the book. Please register to receive more instructions about the book club.
More about the book: The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self-Discovery
“Grant, Lord, that I may know myself that I may know thee.” ―Augustine
Much is said in Christian circles about knowing God. But Christians throughout the ages have agreed that there cannot be deep knowledge of God without deep knowledge of the self. Discerning your true self is inextricably related to discerning God’s purposes for you. Paradoxically, the more you become like Christ, the more you become authentically yourself. In this profound exploration of Christian identity, psychologist and spiritual director David G. Benner illuminates the spirituality of self-discovery. He exposes the false selves that you may hide behind and calls you to discover the true self that emerges from your uniqueness in Christ. Freeing you from illusions about yourself, Benner shows that self-understanding leads to the fulfillment of your God-given destiny and vocation. Rest assured, you need not try to be someone you are not. But you will deepen your experience of God through discovering the gift of being yourself.