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<span class="title">Voice of God</span>\n\nby \n\ntommakesgames\n\n[[Be still|trueStart]]\n\n\n\n
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<span class="ohno"><<replace>>WHAT <<gains>> HAVE <<gains>> I <<gains>> [[DONE|fromChurchd]]?<<endreplace>></span>
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<span class="title">Voice of God</span>\n\n>by\n\n>>[[tommakesgames|http://tommakesgames.com/]]\n\n\n(made for [[mini-Ludum Dare Game Jam|http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/2013/12/29/minild-48/]], January 2014. Theme of 'deceit')\n\nMade with [[Twine|http://twinery.org/]].\n\nThanks to [[Porpentine|http://aliendovecote.com/resources/twine-snippets/]], [[Twine Wiki|http://twinery.org/wiki/start]] and [[Leon Arnott|http://l.j-factor.com/twine/]] for extensive resources online.\nThanks to [[Soma.FM's 'Deep Space One'|http://somafm.com/deepspaceone/]] for tunes during development.\n\n
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In your room you come to rest.\n\nYou are still.\n\nAnd in the [[stillness...|His voice5]]
In your room you come to rest.\n\nYou are still.\n\nAnd in the [[stillness...|His voice4]]
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In your [[room...|Home]]
What is <<continue "'straight and narrow'?">>'truth'?\n\n<span class="doubt3">What does it *really* mean?</span>\n\n<<continue "I know">>I know. <<continue "I just do.">>I just do. \nI'm certain.\n\n<<timedinsert 1.5s>>[[Ok.|exchurch]]<<endtimedinsert>>\n
<<revise him "You hear his voice.">>\n\n<span class="god">He</span>'s here with you.\n\n<<revision him>><<becomes>>Your friend<<becomes>>Your comforter<<becomes>>Your [[sustainer|Prayer]].<<endrevision>>
Voice of God
I dig...\n\nto strengthen my belief\nto ground it in solid truth...as I should be doing.\nto prove that all this work, effort, blood, sweat and tears has been worth it.\n\nThat I have built my <<continue "life">>life, my <<continue "being">>being, my <<continue "identity">>identity on something <<continue "real.">>real.\n\nBut the more I <<continue "dig">>dig,\nthe more I realise my foundations <<replace "are weak">>are crumbling<<becomes>>have crumbled<<becomes>> [[are dust|notenough]]<<endreplace>>.
<<timedreplace 1s>><<becomes>><span class="ohno">Replaced </span><<gains>><span class="ohno">by </span><<gains>><span class="ohno">what?</span><<endtimedreplace>>\n\n<<timedinsert 5s>>[[...|final2]]<<endtimedinsert>>
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Where are <<continue "You?">><span class="god">You?</span>\n\nI'm trying my best, what more do <span class="god">You</span> want?\n<<timedreplace 1.5s>><<becomes>><span class="doubt4">(nothing's ever good enough)</span><<endtimedreplace>>\n\nThese feelings, they're not <<continue "going away.">>going away.\n<<timedreplace 1.5s>><<becomes>><span class="doubt4">(abandoned)</span><<endtimedreplace>>\n\n<<revise dig "Digging" "Digging" "Digging" "Digging"end >><<revision dig>><<becomes>>, digging<<gains>>, digging <<gains>> through to my [[foundations|Prayer4a]].<<endrevision>>\n
I share my doubts with a believer.\n\n<span class="doubt4">It doesn't help. </span>\n\n<<timedreplace 1.5s>><<becomes>>Same shallow [[answers|answers]].<<endtimedreplace>>\n\n\n\n\n
I <<revise dig "dig" "dig" "dig" "dig" end>>\n\n<<revision dig>><<becomes>>to strengthen my belief <<gains>>\nto ground it in solid truth<<timedinsert 1s>>...as I should be doing.<<endtimedinsert>><<gains>>\nto prove that all this work, effort, blood, sweat and tears has been [[worth it|digginga]].<<endrevision>>\n\n
Together with other believers.\n\nWe sing.\nWe listen.\nWe encourage and talk to each other, helping each other stay on the <<revision right>>straight <<becomes>>[[straight|Question2]]<<endrevision>> and narrow.\n\nI belong. I have a <<revision place>>sense of place<<becomes>>[[sense of place|Question2]]<<endrevision>>.\n\nWe all agree here. We boost each other up, and stop each other from falling.\n\nWe look out for <<revise place "each other" end>> and make sure we're all on the right path. Challenging each other and helping each other grow stronger day by day.\n\n\n<span class="doubt1">(but who here is <span class="bold">*really*</span> challenging themselves and others?)</span>
Sitting at a desk.\n\nIt's not the best job, but I'm doing my best to make <span class="god">Him</span> look better.\n\nI sometimes hear my co-workers snigger and make comments. I wish they'd just be honest and talk to me and not about me.\n\nThey're just nervous really. They can't stand to talk about those kinds of things, that I hear <span class="god">His</span> voice and that I have guidance from without. \n\nThey're jealous of my happiness, of my relationship with <span class="god">Him</span>. That I hear <span class="god">His</span> voice and what <span class="god">He</span> wants for my life - to live to its fullest.\n\n<<revise how "Listen...">><<revision how>> \nHow do I hear <span class="god">His</span> voice? <<gains>>I just listen, hear and act.<<endrevision>>\n\n<<continue "I know.">>I know.\n\nSo sure, they can do whatever they want, <span class="doubt1">(I long for that freedom)</span> \nbut not everything that feels good is actually [[good|workplace2]] for you <<replace "right?">>right? In the long-term, <span class="god">He</span>'s got my best interests at heart.<<endreplace>>\n
They walk off. \n\n<<continue "What just happened?">>What just happened?\n\nHow could someone who was so sure of <span class="god">Him</span>, not be sure now?\n\nAn incision<<continue "...">>. \n\nis that blood inside your mouth?\n\n<<timedinsert 2s>><span class="doubt3">(such violence)</span><<endtimedinsert>>\n\n<<timedinsert 3s>>[['Listen'|Home4]]<<endtimedinsert>>
A fellow believer - absent for a while.\n\n"Hi!" \n\nPain on their face speaks of the verbal violence of others from our group.\n\nThe <<revise pen "pen" "pen" end>> is mightier than the sword <<revision pen>><<becomes>>and words have been known to cut deeper.<<endrevision>>\n\n<<continue "They used to believe.">>They used to believe, but I haven't seen them come to a gathering for some time.\n\n<<continue "Why?">>Why?\n<<timedinsert 1.5s>><span class="doubt3">(why?)</span><<endtimedinsert>>\n\n<<continue "Not sure.">>"Not sure. <<timedinsert 0.75s>>Other things got in the way<<gains>>, life's been busy<<gains>>, I've had loads of stuff on<<gains>> and I haven't had time.<<endtimedinsert>>\n\n\n<<timedcontinue 5s "">><<revise how "How" "How" "How" "How" end>> can you not have time?!\n\n<<revision how>><<becomes>><span class="god">He</span>'s the most important thing isn't <span class="god">He</span>?! \n<<gains>>THE most important thing - <<gains>>more than [[anything|exChurchb]] else!!!!!<<endrevision>>\n\n\n\n
I feel for <span class="god">His</span> <<continue "words.">>words.\n\nWhat is <span class="god">Your</span> <<continue "will?">>will?\n\nWhat would <span class="god">You</span> have me do <<continue "today?">>today?\n\nHow should I <<continue "serve you?">>serve <span class="god">You</span>?\n\n<<continue "Who am I?">>Who am I?\n\nI am <<cyclinglink $iam "His child" "a sinner" "an average person" >>.\n\n<<timedreplace 3s>>...<<becomes>>[[Yes.|andIam]]<<endtimedreplace>>\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n
It's okay really. <<replace "Really, it is.">>\nI'm in the truth - I can hear <span class="god">His</span> voice and <<revise direction "I have direction" "I have direction" "I have direction" "I have direction" end>> and I belong to <span class="god">Him.</span><<endreplace>>\n\n<<revision direction>>Them? They're all lost. <span class="doubt1">I'm sure they are... </span><<gains>>They might laugh and joke and look like they're having fun. <<gains>>\nBut deep down, <<gains>>they know they're [[missing|workplace2-a]] something.<<endrevision>>\n\n\n
I share my doubts with a believer.\n\n<span class="doubt4">It doesn't help. </span>\n\nSame shallow answers.\n\n<<timedreplace 0.6s>><<gains>>Pat phrases off the tongue like a broken record.<<gains>>\n<<gains>>Nothing soothes the unease.\n<<gains>><span class="doubt5">(self-loathing)</span>\n<<gains>>Nothing quietens the [[nagging within|FromChurchb]].\n<<gains>><span class="doubt6">(IT DOESN'T ADD UP AND YOU KNOW IT)</span>\n<<endtimedreplace>>\n\n
So misguided.\n\nThey mean well, but they only have small bi<<revise bits "t" "t"end>>s right.\n\n<<revision bits>><<becomes>>They don't know <span class="god">Him</span> like I do.<<endrevision>>\n\nI hurt for them, that they don't know <span class="god">Him</span> completely <<continue "like I do.">>like I do. <span class="god">He</span>'s not like how <<revise they "they" "they"end>> think <span class="god">He</span> is.\n\n<<revision they>><<becomes>><span class="doubt2">(how is it *you* know and *they* don't?)</span><<endrevision>>\n\n[[I know the truth|Otherreligions2]]\n\n
Yes, a sense of place.\n\nComfort, support and rest.\n<span class="doubt2">(some of the time)</span>\n\nBut sometimes, just sometimes, I'm not sure I really have anything in common with the people here.\n\nDo I really belong here, with <<replace "these people?">>[[my fellow believers?|Question2b]]<<endreplace>>\n\n
When you really start to think about it, what *do* we know?\n\nI hid from myself, and myself hid from me, in a dance of magnets where the same poles never meet. So alike and yet so <<continue "far from each other.">>far from each other.\n\nFor years I <<revise deceive "deceived" "deceived" end>> myself...\n\n<<revision deceive>><<becomes>>And now, [[the security|selfdeceita]]<<endrevision>>
\n\n<<continue "How do I know?">>How do I know? \n<<continue "I just do.">>I just do.\n<<continue "I feel it.">>I feel it. <<continue "I know it.">>I know it.\n\nIt's the <<revise truth "truth" "truth" end>>.\n\n<<revision truth>><<becomes>><span class="doubt2">(at least I think so...)</span><<endrevision>>\n\nI don't disrespect them. I just think they're <<continue "wrong.">>wrong.\n\n<span class="doubt2">(but what's the difference between my word and theirs?)</span>\n\n<<timedreplace 2s>>...<<becomes>>[[Listen|Home3]]<<endtimedreplace>>
In your room you come to rest.\n\n<<replace>>You close your eyes.\n<<becomes>>You focus on where you are.\n<<becomes>>You bring quietness to your being.\n<<becomes>>You are [[still|Home-a]].<<endreplace>>\n\n\n\n\n\n\n
Why? \n\nWhy do we persist in the face of, sometimes, overwhelming adversity, to defend a set of beliefs that we dare not *seriously* question?\n\nThat <<revise hurt "hurts" "hurts" "hurts" "hurts" end>> ourselves?\n<<revision hurt "">><span class="doubt6">(such wretched violence)</span>\n<<gains>>That hurts others?\n<<gains>><span class="doubt6">(such wretched violence)</span>\n<<gains>>\n[[regret...|whathaveidone]]\n\n<<endrevision>>\n\n
Where are you?\n\nI'm trying my best, what more do you want?\n<span class="doubt4">(nothing's ever good enough)</span>\n\nThese feelings, they're not going away.\n<span class="doubt4">(abandoned)</span>\n\nDigging, digging, digging through to my foundations\n<span class="doubt4">(so long ago, what were they?)</span>\n\nGot to <<continue "believe.">>believe, to have [[faith|digging]].\n\n
A fellow believer - absent for a <<continue "while.">>while. \n\n"Hi!"\n\n<<timedinsert 0.5s>>Pain on their face <<gains>> speaks of verbal [[violence|exChurcha]] <<gains>> from others in our group.<<endtimedinsert>>\n\n
\n<<if $iam eq "His child">>Yes, I am loved by <span class="god">Him</span> still.\n<span class="doubt3">(yeah, but what does that *mean*?)</span>\n<<elseif $iam eq "free">>Yeah, free. 'Free indeed' I suppose...\n<<elseif $iam eq "doubting">>Yeah, but that's okay. It's good, right? <<timedreplace 1.5s>><<becomes>>Healthy even..<<gains>>\n<span class="doubt3">(few others seem to think so)</span><<endtimedreplace>>\n<<elseif $iam eq "troubled">>But how could <span class="god">He</span> be wrong? I just follow <span class="god">His</span> voice.\n<<timedreplace 2s>><<becomes>><span class="doubt3">(do you?)</span><<endtimedreplace>><<endif>>\n\n\n<<timedreplace 4s>>...<<becomes>>[[We gather.|Church3]]<<endtimedreplace>>\n
Yes, a sense of place.\n\nComfort, support and rest.\n<span class="doubt2">(some of the time)</span>\n\nBut sometimes, just sometimes, I'm not sure I really have anything in common with the people here.\n\nDo I really belong here, with my fellow believers?\n\nYes, yes <<continue "I do.">>I do.\n\nWe are all family and share everything in common under <span class="god">Him</span>.\n\n<<continue "I know">>I know. <<continue "I just do.">>I just do.\n\nI'm certain.\n\n<<timedreplace 2s>>...<<becomes>>[[I'm alright.|Otherreligions]]<<endtimedreplace>>
It's okay really. \nI'm in the right - I can hear his voice and I belong to him.\n\nThem? They're all lost. <span class="doubt1">I'm not sure they are... </span>They might laugh and joke and look like they're having fun. \nBut deep down, they know they're missing something.\n\nThey're hurting.\n\n<<timedinsert 2s>>They just don't want to admit it.<<endtimedinsert>>\n\n<<timedinsert 3.5s>>[[Listen|Home2]]<<endtimedinsert>>\n
When you really start to think about it, what *do* we know?\n\nI hid from myself, and myself hid from me, in a dance of magnets where the same poles never meet. So alike and yet so far from each other.\n\nFor years I deceived myself...\n\nAnd now, the security, <<continue "the rhythm">>the rhythm, <<continue "the comfort">>the 'comfort' in belonging, in 'knowing' is [[gone|final]]. <<endrevision>>\n
You feel for <span class="god">His</span> <<continue "words.">>words.\n\nWhat is <span class="god">Your</span> <<continue "will?">>will?\n<span class="doubt2">(what do I want?)</span>\nWhat would <span class="god">You</span> have me do <<continue "today?">>today?\n\nHow should I <<continue "serve you?">>serve <span class="god">You</span>?\n\n<<continue "Who am I?">>Who am I?\n\nI am <<cyclinglink $iam "an average person" "a sinner" "His child" "free">>.\n\n<<timedreplace 3s>>...<<becomes>>[[Yes|andIam2]]<<endtimedreplace>>
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Yes, a sense of place.\n\nComfort, support and <<continue "rest.">>rest.\n<span class="doubt2">(some of the time)</span>\n\n<<timedreplace 1.5s>>...<<becomes>>But sometimes, <<gains>> just sometimes, <<gains>> I'm not sure I really have anything in common with the [[people here|Question2a]].<<endtimedreplace>>\n\n\n
<span class="ohno">WHY?</span>\n\n<<replace "Niche social norms">>Duty<<becomes>>Guilt<<becomes>>Expectations of the ideal<<endreplace>>?\n\nFor all these reasons and <<continue "more.">>more.\n\nEventually, the more you disturb <<continue "yourself">>yourself, the close you come to your real <<continue "self.">>self.\n\nIt's who <<continue "I am.">><span class="god">I am</span>. \n\nIt might be who <span class="god">I</span> always was.\n\n<<timedinsert 2s>>Did I just suppress <span class="god">myself </span>all this time?<<endtimedinsert>>\n\n<<timedreplace 4s>>...<<becomes>>[[Maybe|Home5]]<<endtimedreplace>>
You feel for his <<continue "words.">>words.\n\nWhat do you <<revise want "want" "want" end>> with me?\n<<revision want>><<becomes>><span class="doubt3">(who am I talking to?)</span><<endrevision>>\n\n<<timedreplace 3s>>...<<becomes>>[[Listen|Prayer3a]]<<endtimedreplace>>\n
Together with other believers.\n\nWe sing.\nWe listen.\nWe encourage and talk to each other, helping each other stay on the <<revision right>>straight <<becomes>>[[straight|Question3]]<<endrevision>> and narrow.\n\nI belong. I have a sense of place.\n\nWe all agree here. We boost each other up, and stop each other from falling.\n\nWe look out for each other and make sure we're all on the <<revise right "right" end>> path. Challenging each other and helping each other grow stronger day by day.<<endrevision>>\n\n\n<span class="doubt3">(never really thinking outside of our defined boundaries)</span>
<<continue "Sitting at a desk.">>Sitting at a desk.\n\nIt's not the best job, but I'm doing my best to make <span class="god">Him</span> look better.\n\nI sometimes hear my co-workers snigger and make comments. <<revise rude "So rude." "So rude." "So rude." "So rude." end>> <<revision rude>><<becomes>>I wish they'd just be honest and talk to me and not about me.<<gains>>\n\nThey're just nervous really. They can't stand to talk about those kinds of things, that I hear <span class="god">His</span> voice and that I have guidance from without. \n<<gains>>\nThey're jealous of my happiness, of my relationship with <span class="god">Him</span>. That I hear <span class="god">His</span> voice and what [[He|workplace-a]] wants for my life - to live to its fullest.<<endrevision>>\n\n\n\n\n
<<continue "We gather together.">>Together with other <<continue "believers.">>believers.\n\n<<continue "We sing.">>We sing.\n<<continue "We listen.">>We listen.\n<<continue "We encourage and talk to each other.">>We encourage and talk to each other, helping each other stay on the straight and narrow.\n\n<<revise belong "I belong." "I belong." "I belong." "I belong." "I belong." end>> I have a sense of place.\n\n<<revision belong>><<becomes>>We all agree here. <<gains>>We pick each other up, <<gains>>and stop each other from falling.\n\n<<gains>>We look out for each other and make sure we're all on the right path. Challenging each other and helping each other grow stronger [[day by day|workplace]].<<endrevision>>\n\n
tommakesgames
The problem here is that no-one ever *really* doubted. I mean, I was 'strong in <span class="god">Him</span>' and you would have expected the foundations of my belief to be stronger than most others.\n\nBut they weren't. They couldn't stand up to honest scrutiny - and this is the trouble.\n\n<<continue "No one REALLY doubts..">>No one REALLY doubts - because subconsciously everyone knows that leads to ruin.\n\nBut then, how can we keep going with [[this?|fromChurchc]]\n\n\n
I [[share|FromChurcha]] my doubts with a believer. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n