Memorize this —

“The Emerging Child — September 30

‘Unless you become as little children . . . ’ The spiritual life might be defined as the development of personality in the realm of faith and grace. My Christian personality is not just a vegetative existence; I am a unique and radiant center of personal thought and feeling. Rather than living a routine existence in mere conformity with the crowd, the emerging child reminds me I have a face of my own, gives me the courage to be myself, protects me against being like everybody else, and calls forth that living, vibrant, magnificent image of Jesus Christ that is within me waiting only to unfold and be expressed.”

— Brennan Manning

Reflections for Ragamuffins

Excerpt From: Rivers, Clay. “Walking Tall.” Constant Rose Publishing, 2012–07–15. iBooks.

This devotion was a beacon for me during my darkest hours. May it be a light on your path. It’ll make a lot more sense when you come across it in the book.


Author, artist, accidental activist, founder Our Human Family ( Social media: @clayrivers. Love one another.

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