Every year I re-watch Lord of the Rings. There are certain scenes that remind me of who we can be, and what our purpose is. It’s not to have an easy life. It’s to find our remarkable inner strength. To me, this is what it really means to be “born again.” I die to the old idea of who I thought I was, and I become someone new, and it happens each time I choose light over dark. It’s not a one-time event. It’s constant.

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