It wasn't until I had to ask someone to delete a message I had sent them that I realized there was a problem.
For so many years now, I've been claiming to be entirely genuine- honest to a fault. I think initially when I established this self-conception, this was true in that season. But over the years, I think I've just gotten so used to claiming this about myself that I kind of forgot the seed behind it and became okay with just reciting it.
“So they sought to find some charge against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find no charge or fault, because he was faithful; nor was there any error or fault found in him.”