What Is My Identity?

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I am a wife, a mother, a daughter, a nurse, a neighbor, a friend – the list goes on and on. Although my character is defined by the choices I make, by the things I do and say – both good and bad, my identity is not; it is defined by my belief in one God, creator of all things, and his will for us to love one another. According to author Jack Wellman (2014), the Greek translation of the word “love” in is agape. It means “affection, benevolence, good-will, high esteem and concern for the welfare of the one loved; it is deliberate, purposeful, unselfish love for others”. As an individual, my values are shaped around God’s will for me ad include love, kindness, faith, honesty, and perseverance. I use these values and beliefs to make personal decisions

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