GET to know you

Who am I? is one of those basic questions we all ask ourselves at some point. For centuries, it's led everyone from celebrities to the neighbor next door on a search to know oneself and find greater purpose in life.

Giulia Plum has been helping people answer "Who am I?" for many years, first as a psychotherapist, and now as a Christian Science practitioner and teacher. She spoke to us from her home in Redding, Connecticut, about how genuine self-knowledge is not only possible but highly desirable, and results from a deeper understanding of spiritual identity.

I've talked with many people who are searching for the answer to that question. I think it's an inherent urge in us to want to know ourselves and to know our life has meaning and purpose. Individuals are gaining self-knowledge in a variety of ways—reading self-improvement and inspirational books, attending workshops and retreats, and participating in professional counseling. Like many others, I've realized over the years that this search is essentially a spiritual one.

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BE who you are
September 12, 2005

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