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Spiritual Self-Assessment

Reflect for several moments on each spiritual issue as you presently understand them. Then, as you perceive each spiritual issue in the context of your life, try to identify where you might be on the continuum. You might find it helpful to write these down, as you see them below, or print this page and mark a spot along the dotted line.

Despair..........................Hope

Brokenness....................Wholeness

Dread/Fear.....................Courage

Loneliness......................Connectedness

Meaningless....................Meaningful

Guilt/Shame....................Grace

Helplessness...................Power


One or more markings placed to the left side of the continuum may suggest that you are in a place in your spiritual journey where spiritual support may be beneficial.

Resources for Reflection
God never did answer Job's intelligent inquiries, and He will not respond to all of yours. Every person who ever lived, I submit, has had to deal with seeming contradictions and enigmas. You will not be an exception. --James Dobson

Fall down nine times, get up ten. --A Japanese Proverb

Some say roses have thorns. I like to say that thorns have roses. --A Greek Proverb

One sees great things from the valley, only small things from the peak. --G.K. Chesterton

I lift up my eyes to the hills - From where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. --Psalm 121:1-2 Lord, I want to be faithful when the night is dark and lonely, when the supports are sliding away, one by one, when personal doubts and fears seem valid, show me how to cultivate faith, when as I look above, the sky seems to be falling. --Randy Becton