What about… #13

What exactly is our ‘self‘?

This is a question which has been asked for millennia, many answers have been proposed but didn’t seem to satisfy the one who inquires. I’ve written two posts about it; Do we own a spirit and Is consciousness material or immaterial? If that isn’t enough, I’ll try my best to convince you about what I believe.

Every living creature has its outer shell and inner self; may this be a fly, a mosquito, a horse, a bunny or a human being. God gave us our inner self to help us, to guide us and to be a witness against our outer shell which is our body and brain. We are all made of two selves, either being aware of it or not.

The inner self is our conscious or soul if you’re a believer. No one hears that self, no one can witness it except the One who created it and our outer self. What we choose to show on the ouside is what others know us by. What the others define us to be; good, careful, cheap, cruel… we have chosen a character that suits us but not necessarily who we really are. But when we are alone and we don’t need to play the character anymore, we let our inner self take control.

Every human being is alike, it is a lie if someone tells you that it’s not true. We can’t let our conscious/soul be seen by anyone, it is as private as our own sins. Some people prefer to hide their tender heart showing only rudeness, being sure that they don’t care about “who ever it may be”, but as soon as he is alone he let his tears flow and anonymously he helps the person in need.

Our brain makes the decisions, works, speaks, thinks, makes us live our character… but our soul is the one who brings us back to the reality of this life when our brain stops to control us with the daily chores.

Some people say that they are searching for happiness, they will find it only when their soul/consciousness will be at ease. It is their own souls that are not happy, for some reason they’re not living what they are meant to live.

We will be what we were meant to be, when we’ll find happiness in our daily lives.

Author: Novus Lectio

You'll never know what you'll read next. Random lecture is what is all about but one thing is for sure, it's by the same author who wrote The Theory of Fate and Who Went Out of Africa

13 thoughts on “What about… #13”

  1. Interesting again. You chose my quote where I discuss blogging and writing as opposed to the extremely profound other issues of ‘self’ that I bring up. Very interesting approach. Your very clear and profound Christian based faith is abundantly clear here and thus your take on the idea of the ‘self’ is based in its entirety on that religious dogma. I think a huge, huge number of people will agree with you.
    I was posing some open questions to enable some free and contemplative thought. Thank you for very well and clearly sharing your faith.
    😊

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      1. Understood. Thanks for clearing it up. The imagery and diction seemed very Christian, although they are both of the Abrahamic religions therfore the similarities are abundant. Interesting to hear your points of view 😊

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  2. This is digging deeper and deeper…
    I think our selves are here to expand through experience… and yes… we’ll ultimately be where we’re meant to be 🤗🤗🤗🤗

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