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Original Sin or Original Divinity? Truth from “The Lorax”

There’s this great line from the Dr. Seuss film, The Lorax: “A tree falls in the direction it leans. Be careful which way you lean.”
Which way do you lean? Truth from "The Lorax".

Original Sin or Original Divinity?

In this 2-minute video, I ponder the question of Original Sin, and I wonder if we were actually created (born) broken. What do you think? I’d love for you to watch this video and join the conversation in the comments here on the blog.

What do you think? Were we born broken? Flawed? Bent toward sin? Or do you think there’s a different story? More to this story? Were we born with Divinity on the inside? Were we born with souls full of Light and Goodness and Beauty? What do you think? Leave your thoughts in the comments below and let’s have a value-added conversation!

What’s your one big question? Is it about God? Recovery? Relationships? Self-care? Something else under the umbrella of Messy Grace? Send it to me via email or ask it on Twitter, using the hashtag #AskSteveAustin!

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By Steve Austin

Steve Austin is an author, speaker, and life coach who is passionate about helping overwhelmed people learn to catch their breath. He is the author of two Amazon bestsellers, "Catching Your Breath," and "From Pastor to a Psych Ward." Steve lives with his wife and two children in Birmingham, Alabama.