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Who am I now? [Part 2]

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

This is a continuation of yesterday’s post, Who am I now?

Yesterday, I posted about struggling with my role during one of life’s in-between phases.  These are some of the questions I’m asking.

1) What defines my role?

When I prioritize my roles, I would say that I am first a follower of Christ, then a wife, then a professional whatever I am.  But my freedom in Christ from guilt and legalism, then, should always trump my preconceived notions of wifedom, wherever they may have come from.  (And ironically, I’m am much better wife when they do.)

“Likewise, my brothers, you also have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead, in order that we may bear fruit for God. For while we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death. But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old way of the written code.” Romans 7:4-6 (more…)