7.4 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.
1.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.
2.Imagine 15 years from now being surrounded by the most important people in your life. Who are these people and what are they doing?
3.Think about what deeply inspires you and write about this inspiration.
4.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.
5.If you could study anything you wanted, what would you study?
6.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.
7.If you could spend 1 day with anyone who has ever lived, whom would you spend it with, why, and what would you ask this person?
8.If you could choose an animal or symbol to represent you, what would it be and why?
9.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)
10. 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. (10 points)