5.4 Values and the Crossroads of Life—Work File
After reading the course resources, answer questions 1-10. (10 points each) Please take time to answer each question completely.
- Think of a person who has positively influenced your life or for whom you have great admiration. Write down the characteristics that person has/had that you would like to develop.
- 15 years from now being surrounded by the most important people in your life. Who are these people and what are they doing?
- Think about what deeply inspires you and write about this inspiration.
- List 10 things you love to do. Several of you have indicated that you love to play a musical instrument. That could be one answer.
- If you could study anything you wanted, what would you study?
- You are facing a tremendously dangerous situation. You have the choice to take the risk or not take this risk.
What would motivate you to take this risk?
Examples of possible motivation….money, life of a loved one, fame, and etc.
- If you could spend 1 day with anyone who has ever lived, whom would you spend it with, and what would you ask this person?
- Research about experiences and interests of the person you chose in question seven. Explain the primary appeal and significance of the person to you. Use and list at least 2 non-fiction research sources (For example, “I chose my grandfather because he fought in World War 2. Some of the conditions and requirements of a World War 2 soldier were….”).
- Choose two of your favorite quotes or verses and write them here. (“Sticks and stones may hurt my bones, but words can hurt the heart.” Author unknown)
- Using the information above, write your mission statement. It can take many forms: a song, picture (explain the picture), theme, or collage. Make it uniquely you. A mission statement should be short enough to commit to memory but contain those points that are important to you.