“My dear Children,
Today I want to tell you that LIFE FLOURISHES IN THE FULL IDENTITY OF THE PERSON. Autonomy, human and spiritual development and happiness derive from the fullness of identity.
What is identity? It is the essence of your being; what you are. Your identity expresses your originality, that is, the whole of your thoughts, feelings and experiences which make you a unique and unrepeatable being, not only on Earth but also in the whole universe.
Identity comprises being and acting; two closely related aspects. When the person reaches its full identity, being and acting are balanced and in harmony and express what the person really is.
The identity is already defined at the moment of conception through the choice made in this instant of which I have spoken to you before. When man chooses to love and serve his Creator, he obtains the identity of a true child of God who is able to love without hypocrisy and without self-interest. In this case, the image and likeness to God, which every human being carries and which distinguishes him from other creatures, emerges with strength and clarity. During his life the identity of this man becomes stronger through his faithfulness to God, the trials and experiences he makes. Even sin cannot cancel his identity as a child of God, for God knows his fragility and searches the profundity of his spirit: Jesus gave His life for him and can lift him up after every fall. Thus, the true child of God grows day by day, and he lives and acts in tune with the laws of life. His identity reaches the fullness, and he becomes a bringer of the life and holiness of his Creator. Continue reading