""You are gods.""
Blasphemy? No, those mysterious words, spoken by Jesus in the Gospel of John and alluded to in Psalm 82, point to a holy longing deep in our hearts that tells each of us that we were created for "more."
Imagine that you were to wake up tomorrow to discover that, by some miracle, you had become a god overnight, writes Dr. Gregory Popcak. Not THE God omnipresent, all-knowing, all-powerful but "a god" in the classic sense. That is to say, you woke to find that you were perfect, immortal, utterly confident in "who" you are, "where" you were going in life, and "how" you were going to get there. It might seem ridiculous to consider at first, but allow yourself to imagine this truly miraculous transformation. What would it be like to live without fear? How would it feel to be completely at peace with yourself and the people in your life? Imagine what it would be like to be able to resolve once and for all the tension that currently exists between all your competing feelings, impulses, desires, and demands. What would change in your life as a result of your having become that sort of divinely actualized person?
Bold questions are in need of bold answers. And in "Broken Gods," a work that is both practical and inspirational, Dr. Greg explores what our deepest desires--"and even our darkest desires-"- tell us about our ultimate destiny and reveals a commonsense approach to fulfilling our true purpose in life."
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