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1

exposure to hazard and the chance of injury or loss

risk

2

to steer you toward a course of action.

compel

3

something that precipitates or accelerates an event or change

catalyst

4

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

desire

5

to cause you actually start moving in the right direction.

impel

6

an attraction or curiosity about something.

interest

7

to keep you moving forward in the right direction.

propel

8

energy or power to influence, affect, or control.

force

9

to surrender something for the sake of something else.

sacrifice

10

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

Fear of disappointment

11

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

Joel 2:28

12

Why is it significance that old people have dreams?

They have HOPE despite the disappoints they have
experienced in life

13

What does the story of Narcissus teach about misguided passions?

Drown in self-absorbed

14

What are the three levels in which our passions emerge?

_interests
_desire_
_sacrifice_

15

What did the author identify as one of the β€œreal problems with discovering our passions”?

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

16

What are the three important conditions outlined in Psalm 37:3-6 about receiving the desires of our
hearts?

a. When we trust in the Lord’s ways as being good, our desires will be for those β€œgood” ways.
b. When we delight in the Lord, our desires will be for that in which we delight – The Lord and His
ways.
c. When we commit our ways to the Lord, we will restrict our desires to only those ways that are of
the Lord.

17

What does Proverbs 4:23 teach us about pursuing our passions?

That we need to guard what enters our
heart, for it is where the passions come from.

18

What does Philippians 2:3-4 teach us about our interests?

We are always to HUMBLY consider the
interests of others, and avoid pursuing our own interests in a VAIN or CONCEITED manner.

19

Who was credited in scripture as modeling the behavior outlined in Philippians 2:3-4?

Timothy

20

In the exercise on discovering one’s interests in the 90 descriptions on emotion, what did each letter in each
characteristic represent:

21. (R) _realistic_
22. (I) _investigative_
23. (A) _artistic_
24. (S) _social_
25. (E) _enterprising_
26. (C) _conventional_

21

BUILDING

realistic

22

jobs involve the use of tools, machines, or physical skill. Builders like working with their hands and
bodies, working with plants and animals, and working outdoors.

building

23

THINKING

Investigative

24

CREATING

Artistic

25

HELPING

Social

26

PERSUADING

Enterprising

27

ORGANIZING

Conventional

28

jobs involve theory, research, and intellectual inquiry. Thinkers like working with ideas and concepts,
and enjoy science, technology, and academia.

thinking

29

jobs involve art, design, language, and self-expression. Creators like working in unstructured
environments and producing something unique.

artistic

30

jobs involve assisting, teaching, coaching, and serving other people. Helpers like working in cooperative
environments to improve the lives of others.

helping

31

jobs involve leading, motivating, and influencing others. Persuaders like working in positions of
power to make decisions and carry out projects.

persuading

32

jobs involve managing data, information, and processes. Organizers like to work in structured
environments to complete tasks with precision and accuracy.

organizing

33

existing conditions or surroundings.

circumstances

34

of essential and decisive importance.

critical

35

the degree of strength or severity.

intensity

36

persistent, irrational fear; resulting in avoidance.

phobia

37

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.

38

What is the primary point being made by Robert Frost β€˜s quote at the start of the chapter?

God has called each of us in a UNIQUE manner (that is the road LESS traveled). Whereas individuals are tempted to
follow the crowd (that is the road WELL traveled).

39

What are the three critical forces that shape our experiences?

_circumstances_
_intensity_
_time_

40

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

41

What is the name the author gave to his advice for each of you to write your own autobiographies?

biologs

42

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, Paul, Moses, Daniel

43

What are the seven (7) behaviors that β€œGod hates” that are outlined in Proverbs 6:1-19

1. haughty eyes
2. lying tongue
3. hands that shed innocent blood
4. heart that devises wicked schemes
5. feet that are quick to rush into evil
6. a false witness who pours out lies
7. person who stirs up conflict in the community

44

How do the seven (7) warnings above support the teaching in Romans 11:22-24 about the kindness and sternness of God?

Shows the kindness of God through God’s forgiveness of you if you’ve participated in the behavior above. Shows the sternness of God through the negative consequences people will receive for these behaviors