Our precious protected selves

On Radio 2 at the weekend I heard the ABC quoted as saying, “we shall not find life by refusing to let go of our precious, protected selves”
I thought it was a great piece of spiritual wisdom and challenge, well communicated. I brief trawl on google tracked the context down to a sermon in 2005. I’m putting it here so I can find it again, and in case it grabs you too!