Examine Your Spiritual Beliefs

Spiritual – Activity: Examine Beliefs

“An unexamined life is not worth living” -Socrates


1: a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing
2: something believed; especially : a tenet or body of tenets held by a group
3: conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or phenomenon especially when based on examination of evidence

Beliefs may be either spiritual or mental. Either way, the key question is: What are your guiding principles?

Examples: Many religions provide guiding principles. For examples of more guiding principles see DesiderataBen Franklin’s Governing Values, Rotary’s Four Way Test, and Don Miguel Ruiz’s Four Agreements.

Tools to Examine Spiritual Beliefs:

What’s Your Spiritual Type? at Beliefnet.com, and the Big Religion Chart at Religionfacts.com.

See also Examine Your Mental Beliefs, Part Four of Discover U in Ten Steps.

This is one of the weekly activities for a Year of Personal Development.

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