June 22, 2012
My Christian Worldview
Worldview is the overall perspective in which a person sees the world. As a Christian by birth, faith, and life, I have a strong worldview in which I live. My worldview and my faith are known about me by those around me. The three components that make up my worldview are God, Ultimate Reality, and Human Nature, because they shaped my thoughts, experiences, education and life decisions.
God is the most important factor in shaping my life. Being raised in a family that believes in Christ, but were not active Christians has helped me learn more about God on my own. I have had to rely on myself to learn God’s word. I have trusted myself to raise my children knowing who God is and teach them to worship and spread the word of God. God has influenced my life by showing me that even when I think I am alone He is always there with me. I learned from experience that God would not trust us with more than we could handle. I had to make a decision that would affect my daughter and I tremendously. God showed me that I could do anything as long as I trusted him.
I know that God is always there for me, and I trust him, but life happens and we face reality daily. We hope for things to happen the way we want them to and even the way we plan for them to, but reality is something we can never predict. I try to think of many different conclusions, and prepare for different scenarios, but things happen the way they do whether we prepare for them or not. I entered college right after high school thinking that I would go for four years and get a degree and a job. Reality struck and here I am, 31 years old and back in school trying to pursue my dream.
Human nature is a factor that we often have to remind ourselves of throughout life. Remembering that it is human nature to react certain ways in different situations is something we should keep in mind when making...