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The identifying of gifts brings to the fore [a] large issue in our lives – the issue of commitment. Somehow if I name my gift and it is confirmed, I cannot “hang loose” in the same way. I would much rather be committed to God in the abstract than be committed to [God] at the point of my gifts.

– Elizabeth O’Connor
from “Eighth Day of Creation”

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