Over the years, I have preached on dying to self. Not a popular topic, and when preparing those messages, there is a lot of self evaluation. This whole concept of dying to self, occurred in my life almost nine years ago to the month. I asked JESUS in a time of desperation, to give me the strength to love people like HE loves people. The confirmation after this prayer was evident that very day, and for weeks and months to come. What I did not realize (not sure why I didn'