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Touching the Holy One of the main themes of this book is to understand that God love us unconditionally, and no matter where we find ourselves, God 's love for us is unchangeable, His love for us is not based on our merit, it is based on His goodness. Robert Wicks helped this reader to appreciate his own ordinariness, it is our lack of trust in His love that keeps us from approaching our loving and caring God; our self doubts, our negative thought, the pressure to be extraordinary are the things that keep us from receiving the love of God, the author emphasize the importance of having self-esteem, and he also help his reader to understand and accept their ordinariness. The author helps the readers to understand that failure to accept our ordinariness is cause by pride, people who are dependent on God, they have the ability to simply be themselves, with all their failures and to simply be themselves. They don 't value themselves above others, but they also don 't depreciate themselves and what they have to offer. They simply accept who they are in the eyes of God, their value is not found in their performances, but in who they are in God 's eyes. Because of our lack of trust in who we are …show more content…
To be ordinary is to be able to do God 's will in our lives without reservations, to accept His call for our lives, and not trying to impress others, with who we are or what we have. Another important fact that Robert Wicks points out in his book is the understanding of self-esteem. Not self-esteem as the world sees it, but as God intended, In Psalms the psalmist writes: I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Psalms 139:14 NIV) To display self-esteem it means to understand that each individual is created by a God Creator, and each person is made wonderful after His own

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