In the opening of his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus teaches that the kingdom of heaven belongs now to the “poor in spirit”, which translates as “the very empty ones”. What does that kind of poverty or emptiness imply? Surely Jesus wants us to have an abundance of His Spirit, but is our vessel empty? In this episode, Christopher and Riley break down identity recognition, formation, and cleansing. They hit on what might be considered positive and negative aspects of the identity formation process, with a view towards the beatitudinal ideal of non-attachment to the identities of what many have referred to as “the false self”.