The issue of masks is front and center today. But in some ways, we've all worn masks for a much longer time, haven't we? Afraid, at least cautious to let others see who we really are underneath, we protect, so that we won't be judged or hurt. We subconsciously ask the question, "Is it safe to come forward now; to show the Real Me?"...

know now that I was starting to go out of body; as though pulled by a calling too beautiful to resist. My soul was longing to go home to God.