Absolute certainty doesn’t exist. Scientists speak of probability instead. What we know for sure is constantly changing – which is why it’s important to see what’s true for you right now. Find a quiet corner to reflect on the following statements. You may either choose 2 to do an in-depth paragraph for 20 points each or do all 4 as you “scratch the surface” for 10 points each.
1. When life seems uncertain, you can stay centered by appreciating everyday “sure things”. Write a paragraph about the people, routines and small pleasures that make your life worthwhile.
2. Finish these sentences in paragraph form. Include why, why not or any other information that makes sense to you.
A. When all else fails, I __________.
B. What I am most proud of in my life is __________.
C. I regret that I __________.
D. I’m glad I didn’t _________.
E. I would never __________.
3. There is an old song in the musical “Godspell”. The lyrics are: Three things I pray/To see they more clearly/Love thee more dearly/Follow thee more nearly/Day by day….Think of your own life and in a paragraph, explain: What would you like to see more clearly? Love more dearly? Follow more nearly?
4. In a paragraph, explain what you don’t know for sure from the personal to the cosmic. Which could you start exploring now? How would that help you grow?