generation of people today are considered “Millennials.” According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the term Millennials generally refer to the people born between the early 1980s and 1990s, and some people also include children born in the early 2000s. In a livescience.com article, studies have identified some characteristics of millennials which include lazy, narcissistic and prone to jump from job to job. They also emphasize extrinsic values like money, fame, and image, and less emphasis on intrinsic values like self-acceptance, group affiliation and community. Rappler also conducted a study of Filipino millennials (2016) which reported that the top five words to describe themselves are “confident”, “driven”, “self-centered”, “ambitious”, and “passionate.”
In the gospel of Mark, an unnamed young man came to Jesus, knelt before him and asked, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” The unnamed young man was rich. He followed the rule. He is confident and in control of his life. The rich unnamed young man could be the millennial of his time.
Eternal life - according to Pope Francis is “happiness. ‘Eternal life’ is not only the life of there beyond, but