The below rules are a combination of items that have been scrounged from various walks of life, books, methods, and even a few are of my design. One must be careful about how we address such structures for planning our lives because (as humans) we can become easily entangled in the method instead of the experience! Life’s meaning is found in experiential living and not in dogmatic efforts to be perfect!
A worldview is the lens through which I see the world and how I choose to interact with the world. Everyone has a worldview, although, many people do not realize they do because they haven't taken the time to write it down. Writing down a worldview is important because a written statement about how you see the world becomes real to you and will (should) help to drive you toward accomplishing your goals.
In Isaiah 40-42, the Lord God has rebuked His spiritual people (Israel) for gross negligence on their part to follow His Commandments and caused great oppression and other calamities to fall upon them for their sins. Isaiah Chapter 43 contrasts the previous chapters and tells of the outpouring of God's mercy and grace not because of Israel's own merits, but because and only because of God's grace.
This method is my simple restatement of the Bible’s Salvation Story in three simple steps. Each of these steps must be done sincerely and only after understanding what each step really means. It is simple enough to be understood by children and adults alike. Children often find it an easy process, as they are much more in tune with their natural state of need for this method. Adults, however, may see it as difficult, unreasonable, scary, wholly unappealing, and some even resenting it entirely. Yet, there are fewer things more rewarding than turning over a new leaf in life, turning away from all the things that have haunted you, repenting of your sins, and knowing your conscience is clear. Jordan Peterson, the world’s renowned Psychologist, says, “…that a clean conscience is better than happiness!”
This article is one of the first in a series that I am calling: My Life Intents!
I understand that there are many values that can be and are considered to be essential to human life: physical and spiritual. However, I believe that every individual should have a set of personally outlined values that they have chosen as their sacred criteria for achieving solutions in their everyday life. It will be these values that grounds that person’s beliefs, ideas, worldview, and how they interact with the people in their lives.