1. Have you ever wished you were invisible or wanted to hide? If so, why?
2. The characters in Invisible each display attributes of Saint Augustine whose struggles thousands of years ago are similar to many of our struggles today. Was there one character you most related to? Or did you see parts of yourself in each character? Explain.
3. Did reading Invisible change your view of Genesis 1:27? If so, how?
4. What does it mean to you to be made in the image of God?
5. How did believing God’s Word set both Ellyn and Sabina free?
6. Have you ever felt angry with God? Did you express that anger? Why or why not?
7. Sabina blamed herself for the deaths of two people close to her. Have you ever assumed responsibility for something you had no control over? If so, why?
8. Earl’s lies were woven into Ellyn’s being, affecting her beliefs about herself and about men. Have you believed lies about yourself that kept you from recognizing the truth about yourself or others?
9. What was the difference between the way Miles and Sabina handled their grief? Did you learn anything from Miles that might help you look at your own loss, grief, or frustrations, in a new way?
10. Ellyn and Twila both struggled with body image issues and food choices, though in different ways. Why did Twila seem to grasp emotional health and freedom sooner than Ellyn?
11. What shift took place in Ellyn’s thinking that led her to finally pursue a romantic relationship with Miles?
12. Invisible is a story of being set free from the bonds of shame. Has shame bound you in any way? How might you, like the characters in Invisible, ultimately enjoy freedom?