“It is important to tell at least from time to time the secret of who we truly and fully are—even if we tell it only to ourselves—because otherwise we run the risk of losing track of who we truly and fully are and little by little come to accept instead the highly edited version which we put forth in hope that the world will find it more acceptable than the real thing.”  Frederick Buechner, Telling Secrets

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  1. thanks for the great quote. hoping and praying that I will consistently share my story and ask others for theirs. 

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