No wonder then, that I gravitated to, "If Questions for the Soul" by best-selling authors Evelyn McFarlane and James Saywell.
While I don’t go ‘round with the book in one hand and a virtual microphone in the other; I do find it therapeutic, in partnership with prayer, to exercise these old brain cells. Often times, the questions serve to put my mind in a more peaceful place just prior to sleep.
Today’s post isn’t intended to solicit anyone else’s (deeply personal) answers. That would be rude, wouldn't it? Perhaps, the publisher says it best:
The ultimate task we face in life is the process of finding and accepting our true selves, our souls. It’s often too scary, too overwhelming, or too time-consuming to begin the whole introspective process of self-discovery. So we often don’t look. But what we forget – or maybe never know – about soul-searching is that this process can deeply rewarding.
Here’s but a sampling.
If you had to pick the most sacred spot you’ve ever seen, where would it be? If you could have met one religious figure from history, who would you choose? If you were to add an 11th Commandment, what would it be? If you were to describe the time or activity that makes you feel most spiritual, what would you say it was? If you could have prevented one religious event, which one would
If you were to make a religious site out a place that currently
isn’t one, which would it be?
If you were to select the religious symbol that means the most to you personally, what would you choose? If you could add one annual religious holiday, what would it be for and when would it be?
I hope you all will thoroughly enjoy your beautiful new week!