On virtually every measure of economic well-being and career attainment—from personal earnings to job satisfaction to the share employed full time—young college graduates are outperforming their peers with less education. The pay gap was significantly smaller in previous generations. But do these benefits outweigh the financial burden imposed by four or more years of college?
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It can also be used as an introduction to writing a fuller autobiography structured around the 4 Sources. Autobiographical Introduction to the Four Sources Where is your spiritual life and practice right now?
What movie, news item, advertisement, book, current event has affected you recently? What is one event or experience that stands out in your current life? This is some information I hand out as an introduction to writing a spiritual autobiography.
Spiritual Autobiography We begin each year with an exercise in spiritual autobiography. We reflect on the people, times and incidents that have been significant in our spiritual lives. We are looking for the things that have made us the spiritual beings we are today.
What is the point of writing an autobiography, especially for those of us who are not bound for fame? As with journaling, the autobiography can give us a sense of theme and pattern in our lives. So it is with our spiritual side. Writing your spiritual autobiography can give you a good sense of those themes of your spiritual world which have shaped you.
It can also give you an idea as to which questions have pursued you. The best way to approach your spiritual autobiography is to first of all simply tell the story. Of importance, too, are early experiences that had great impact on your subsequent spiritual journey.
In my case, for instance, I lost two sisters to spina bifida. This raised the "Why? That question has dogged me ever since. You can then explore your early experiences with organized religion and any particular events that may have impacted you.
You may want to talk about persons who influenced you spiritually. You may also begin to explore your experiences with the concept of sin.
My own thought at this point is that each of our faith experiences is a story about community. My own spiritual autobiography is made up of many stories, not so much about dogma, but about people.
As you work through your teen and early adult years, the notion of doubts may take center stage. Similarly if you have traveled through midlife, this spiritually tumultuous time may require much reflection.
Important Markers Method Quickly list the important markers of your life. This list should not be made with careful consideration and extensive reflection. Rather, it is a "this is what comes to mind when I reflect upon my life.
An experience is a process: On a second day join the people, events, and experiences in a chronological sequence. Include only those persons, events, and experiences that seem significant to you now. As you make these connections between people, events, and experiences, look for: Trends or patterns; Ways that God is active in your life; Principles you use to evaluate whether God is active in your life.
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