Questions for Reflection

Reflection Questions for December 2018 – MYSTERY

What was the first mystery to capture your imagination? How does that still shape you today?

Who has taught you the most about “living with and loving the mystery”?

What’s the most unprovable thing you place your faith in?

What mysterious experience still nags at your disbelief?

Do sunsets and sunrises whisper to you?

Have you ever heard silence speak?

If you had to name one “holiday miracle” you believe in, what would it be?

Has mysterious “meaningful coincidence” (synchronicity) ever pointed you in the direction you needed to go, right when you were not sure of your way?

Pico Iyer says that “The opposite of knowledge isn’t always ignorance. It can be wonder. Or mystery. Possibility. And in my life, I’ve found it’s the things I don’t know that have lifted me up and pushed me forwards, much more than the things I do know.” When has “what you don’t know” pushed you forward into new possibilities and greater knowing?

In your experience, has love been a mystery or a choice? Has it been an accomplishment you created and choose or a mysterious “other presence” that choose and created you?

Do you spend more time treating life like a problem to be solved, a game to be won, a struggle to be survived or a mystery to be lived?

It’s said that we will never experience the fullness of our being until we get in touch with the mysterious “divine that dwells within us.” Has this been true for you? Maybe more importantly, what if it’s true?

It’s said that we stop struggling to feel at peace once we experience the mysterious and transcendent “love that will not let us go.” Has this been true for you? Maybe more importantly, what if it’s true?

What’s your question? Your question may not be listed above. As always, if the above questions don’t include what life is asking from you, spend the month listening to your days to hear it.