“The sunrise, of course, doesn’t care if we watch it or not. It will keep on being beautiful, even if no one bothers to look at it.” – Gene Amole
“Essence” is just that, essence. PR campaigns employ sophistry and repackage reality into fantasy, enticing others to buy in to the charade. “Essence” just is.
“What a man is” comes out, if not immediately, over time. Public opinion, reshaping reality, revisionist history doesn’t change who I am.
It usually required professional help to misunderstand the master: “The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks” (Luke 6:45).
Being “All IN” as God’s man begins on the inside. He will keep on being God’s man, even if no one bothers to notice.