True Life


Letting go of attachments leads to freedom

(Listen to my song “God Is the Goal” by clicking HERE)


Luke 17:33

“Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses it will save it.”


A statement like this one from Jesus confounds our normal reasoning process.

At some point I have to relinquish the false self built by my ego…so that my true self can be realized.

We have to let go of the things that won’t last in order to recognize the things that will.

What things in your life do you hold onto and become identified with? It could be possessions, titles, positions, your profession, popularity or abilities.

All these things will eventually disintegrate.

When we are willing to let go of such things…we find our true selves.

It’s hard.

It’ll feel like dying. But the process always leads to new life.

After I peel away all the masks I wear…who am I essentially at the most basic level?

A child of God…eternally and unconditionally loved for no other reason than that.

So are you…and so is everyone.

When will the world awaken to this truth?

It starts with you and me.


Listen to the song of the day “God Is the Goal” by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs on iTunes by clicking HERE.

CD’s available for purchase at by clicking HERE.

Remember…God loves you!


About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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