Identity and kaleidoscope

At first sight identity and kaleidoscope seem unrelated concepts. The word "identity" is based on a Latin word which means "the same"; "kaleidoscope" describes a means of viewing ever-changing colors and outlines. Nevertheless, the kaleidoscope I had as a child has helped me to clarify my concept of identity—man's spiritual identity as a child of God.

The toy was a short tube divided into three segments, one of which contained pieces of colored glass. Looked at through the tube, these chips appeared in a symmetrical pattern reflected by mirrors. Every time the toy was shaken, the pattern changed; the number of possible variations appeared inexhaustible.

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