Comment: We all share...

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We all share...

...the same Source, but I don't see us as sharing some kind of pantheistic destiny with our individual selves lost in a cosmic blur, as one soul. I believe we will each retain our identities and actually become even more distinct and individual as we grow on our journeys into eternity.

We will continue to grow to become closer and closer to the ideal persons we were created to be. This is kind of the idea, I think, in Revelation, where the individual believer receives from his heavenly Father a 'white stone' with a new name written on it, that nobody except the Father knows. That represents that ideal person we were meant to be, yet distinct and particular compared to every other individual. We are not all One energy field with no distinction between us. As we grow, we do not become less individual, disappearing into some pantheistic sea; we become more individual, like a distinct flower in a cosmic garden.

As we grow, we will become more like the Creator -- but we will never BE the Creator. And so we are utterly dependent on the Creator, not only for our existence in the first place, but also for being drawn back to becoming those ideal persons we are meant to be, when we go astray in our wobbling, toddler-like steps.