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wish, crave, or long for as for something that brings satisfaction or enjoyment.

desire

2

to cause you actually start moving in the right direction.

impel

3

an attraction or curiosity about something.

interest

4

to keep you moving forward in the right direction.

propel

5

to surrender something for the sake of something else.

Sacrifice

6

What is the primary reason individuals stop dreaming or having hope in their dreams?

Fear of disappointment

7

What Old Testament verse discussed young people having visions and old people dreaming?

Joel 2:28

8

Why is it significance that old people have dreams?

They have HOPE despite the disappoints they have experienced in life

9

What are the three levels of passion that illustrates how passion is developed?

Interest
Desire
Sacrifice

10

What did the author identify as one of the “real problems with discovering our passions”?

Determining which interests to choose: Find what our interests are vs. the overwhelming outside interests that are influencing us

11

Which New Testament writer did our author quote when advising “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also the interest of others.”?

Paul

12

What does Psalm 37:4 teach about pursuing desires?

Delight in GOD FIRST

13

Which book in the New Testament does Paul write about the sacrifices he made in pursuing his passions?

2 Corinthians

14

Did Paul communicate this account to bring glory to himself?

No

15

In the exercise on discovering one’s interests in the 90 descriptions on emotion, what did each letter in each characteristic represent:
18. (R)​
19. (I)​
20. (A)​
21. (S)​
22. (E)​
23. (C)​

realistic
investigative
artistic
social
enterprising
conventional

16

Which dimensional analysis: Activities that involve the precise, ordered use of objects, tools, machines and animals and include agricultural, electrical, manual, physical and mechanical things and activities. Example: Working on cars

Realistic

17

Which dimensional analysis: Activities that involve the exploration and examination of physical, biological and cultural things to understand and control them: sometimes includes scientific and mathematical activities. Example: Reading fiction.

Investigative

18

Which dimensional analysis: Activities that involve the use of physical, verbal or human materials to create art forms or products; includes activities and things related to language, art, music, drama and writing. Example: Listening to music.

Artistic

19

Which dimensional analysis: Activities that involve interaction with other people for enjoyment or to inform, train, develop, cure and educate. Example: Entertaining guests.

Social

20

Which dimensional analysis: Activities that involve interaction with other people to reach organizational goals or economic gain; leadership, interpersonal and persuasive activities included. Example: Working for a community action or political organization.

Enterprising

21

Which dimension analysis: Activities that involve the precise, ordered use of data, e.g., keeping records, filing materials, organizing numerical and written data, clerical, computational and business. Example: Working as a treasurer for a political campaign.

Conventional

22

to steer you toward a course of action.

compel

23

existing conditions or surroundings

circumstances

24

of essential and decisive importance.

critical

25

the degree of strength or severity.

intensity

26

persistent, irrational fear; resulting in avoidance

Phobia

27

What is guaranteed upon your arrival at the next destination in your life (upon high school graduation), regardless of which option you choose to pursue next?

You will face problems and difficult circumstances which will TEMPT YOU to believe that you made the wrong choice.

28

When the author recounted his struggles and near drowning on a mission trip to Costa Rica, from what two sources did he receive strength?

1. emotional commitment to his family
2. spiritual strength from God

29

What are the three critical forces that shape our experiences?

circumstances
intensity
time

30

What was the example the author gave from the physical earth to illustrate how three shaping forces work?

Carbon – which starts as coal, becomes graphite and then a diamond

31

Who were the four individuals from the Bible that the author used to illustrate how our life calling is often formed by our life experiences?

Joseph
Moses
Daniel
Paul