The New False Idols

I write a lot about silence, solitude, peace, tranquility in the midst of chaos and God.  I write about these things because they are important to me.  They are important to me because I believe it is all-too-easy for us to lose ourselves in the constant hurry of twenty-first century life and in the constant struggle to “be somebody”, we become nobody.

We lose ourselves.

We lose ourselves and give ourselves over to the Trinity of Twenty-First Century False Idols:


When taken together, as all things of a triune nature must be, the three great false idols of the twenty-first century form the godhead of an even more malign being:

The Great Oversoul of Acute Stress and Anxiety

This creature, I believe, is the great enemy of the Soul.  It has no definite form or shape, yet it seems to be always present in the hustle and bustle of twenty-first century life. 

I implore you to take a moment to slow down, to do nothing for a while, to rest your weary hands and eyes from the work you do, whatever it may be, and do combat with the great enemy of the Soul, dispel these methamphetamine-driven idols and revive yourself.

After all, if the Soul dies, the work means nothing.

If we lose ourselves, who will tell us who we are?

Peace be with you.


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