25 Questions: How many can you answer?

Sometimes the questions of life give us pause, make us think and help provide perspective. Actually, though, it’s the answers to those questions that bring clarity for our lives.

So, here are 25 questions for you as we continue down the Quarantine Highway! Questions that you now have time to answer.

And here’s an additional challenge: Leave your answers — or at least the ones you’re comfortable with — in the comments section below.

  1. What is the one overwhelming thought you can’t escape during this coronavirus crisis?
  2. What if God wanted to separate you in this time to get your attention?
  3. Is there one person who keeps coming to your mind over and over? Why is that?
  4. What does your last Facebook post look like? Is it encouraging, demeaning, argumentative?
  5. What if it is actually your last Facebook post? Is it what you want to leave as your legacy?
  6. What have you done today for someone who will never be able to repay you?
  7. Have you asked God to do something for someone else recently?
  8. What’s it like to be your friend?
  9. Think of an event in your life when you were very happy and fulfilled. What made that time fulfilling?
  10. Remember those things that just two months ago you said you didn’t have the time for? How ya doing on those things now that you have the time?
  11. What may change in your life over the rest of 2020? Are you prepared for those changes, mentally and emotionally? How can you prepare?
  12. Are you limiting God in your life?
  13. What is your purpose in life? No, really, why are you here? What are you not doing that you should be doing?
  14. What are you reading? Did you know that if you read 20 minutes a day, you would read 20 200-page books in a year (Zig Ziglar)?
  15. If you started your life from scratch today, would you end up in the same place?
  16. Can you think of 10 things for which you are grateful? Write them down.
  17. What is the one greatest fear in your life? What can you do about it?
  18. What’s one thing you could learn from someone else that would change your life?
  19. How do you set #18 in motion?
  20. What is one thing that, if you implemented immediately, would improve your health by the end of this month?
  21. In 12 words or less, how would you describe yourself? Write it down, then read it out loud.
  22. Do you have someone you could call at 2 a.m. if your world came crashing in?
  23. Would anyone call you at 2 a.m. if their world came crashing in?
  24. What are you holding onto that you need to let go of?
  25. If you’re writing your epitaph, what would it say?

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself. Ursula K. Le Guin.

5 comments

  1. Im goin big!

    What is the one overwhelming thought you can’t escape during this coronavirus crisis? — What if I don’t get to go back to a job I love that fulfills me?
    What if God wanted to separate you in this time to get your attention? — I’ve been thinking that more and more. Listening now…
    Is there one person who keeps coming to your mind over and over? Why is that? — My grandmother.. she’s 93 and I am worried for her health.
    What does your last Facebook post look like? Is it encouraging, demeaning, argumentative? — It is loving and encouraging, celebrating moms!
    What if it is actually your last Facebook post? Is it what you want to leave as your legacy? — That I am a caring, loving person (most of the time!).
    What have you done today for someone who will never be able to repay you? — Bought my mailman & garbagemen coffee shop gift cards for the art work they’re doing keeping this society running.
    Have you asked God to do something for someone else recently? –No
    What’s it like to be your friend? — You get love and attention, good food, laughs, and caring messages. I also am a big card giver!
    Think of an event in your life when you were very happy and fulfilled. What made that time fulfilling? — I was making an impact on those around me and getting recognition from my peers and leaders.
    Remember those things that just two months ago you said you didn’t have the time for? How ya doing on those things now that you have the time? — Good! Getting a lot accomplished.
    What may change in your life over the rest of 2020? Are you prepared for those changes, mentally and emotionally? How can you prepare? — I may not go back to the place I called my ‘job home’, and I am not very prepared. I also know if I do go back it will look and feel different.
    Are you limiting God in your life? — Not intentionally.
    What is your purpose in life? No, really, why are you here? What are you not doing that you should be doing? — My purpose if to teach and bring people up through positive affirmations and proper training. I am an encourager who thrives off of seeing others success and happiness. I should be creating this for myself vs relying on others to provide for me.
    What are you reading? Did you know that if you read 20 minutes a day, you would read 20 200-page books in a year (Zig Ziglar)? — Dragon Teeth- Michael Crichton one of my favorite authors.
    If you started your life from scratch today, would you end up in the same place? — Definitely not exactly, but close.
    Can you think of 10 things for which you are grateful? Write them down. — My husband, my dogs, my home, my access to safe and clean food & water, my family, my career, my health, freedom, open future full of possibilities!
    What is the one greatest fear in your life? What can you do about it? — That I am not going to amount to anything significant and not leave a legacy, no matter how small. I am working to create a network of people who I can help and rely on to remember what we did to make this world better.
    What’s one thing you could learn from someone else that would change your life? –Time management.
    How do you set #18 in motion? — Research and just ‘doing it’
    What is one thing that, if you implemented immediately, would improve your health by the end of this month? — Cardio HAHA
    In 12 words or less, how would you describe yourself? Write it down, then read it out loud. — Caring, loving, sarcastic, foodie, family-oriented, social introvert, warm, open.
    Do you have someone you could call at 2 a.m. if your world came crashing in? — Yes.
    Would anyone call you at 2 a.m. if their world came crashing in? — I would think so.
    What are you holding onto that you need to let go of? — Fear of change and control over change.
    If you’re writing your epitaph, what would it say? — Loved big, loved small, brought a smile to many.

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    1. Nice that you’re “going big!”! Thanks for sharing Amy! Love questions that cause you to stop and think. Great to see you not being stagnant in this weird time! Keep pressin’ on!

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