TURNING POINTS OF A GOOD DISCIPLE
LOURDES P. DADURAL
This season of tours and travels is likewise a journey of reflection into turning points of a good disciple where his paramount goal is to enrich a desirable schoolcommunity life. While he continues to pacify number of barriers yet his confidence appease his degree of readiness.
He confidently interacts along individuals in a community school and assures an ounce of confidence. The rich experience of a disciple like him notably grows and he better learns the turning points of his daily plan with healthy attitude. Opportunities would knock at the door and once, and so the swift getting-up attitude would depend to openess and willingness to respond.
Each day, one expects his co-disciple to understand one another's way of life, its own lifestyle. There are persons who have different styles of upbringing and they are not fine to get along with. Thus, as a good disciple, he has turning points to offer.
Think of a "lifeline" representing the years you have lived from birth to present. Imagine, you form a straight line above. You jot down several chronological periods,childhood, teendays, college, first love and first job. Below, you write the place where you were living on these periods. Pinpoint on these lines four "turning points" or growth experiences which significantly influenced your life and induced you to shape your present values.
The drama and primetime of your high school life, when your parents' relationship was in commotion or when The Holy Spirit reached out to you last year. Your number of evasion from the flip of struggle, finally, the positive way of being determined and witful.
If you are through with equipping your mind with the 'flashback' encore, then, the "flashlight" is better lively working on! You arrive pretty to a level of progress. For sure you put colors to symbolize the penitence and the triumph. Other insight would come from people near you, be able to relay. Do not get fed-up in explaining every detail of your points along with theirs. When you listen attentively, you then, resume to clarify ideas. Besides, you, definitely, take turns in sharing. In tracing your turning points ideally, you arrive at a high level of interest on yfellows. In school, in particular, lot of anxious faces begin to smile and smile back.
Turning points switch on beautiful memories.Things like nostalgic feeling recalls how hard life was,and putting them altogether sprouts the new life of rediscovery of lasting joy.
A good disciple's turning points should qualify growing stages of a perpetual process of becoming. It is comfortive of him, of you, and any beautiful mind to believe that in order to fully develop ourselves along with creative turning points, then,we must be in a constant, spiritual,emotional and intellectual evolution. 'Whether we admit or not,the fact remains that we are not the same two days in a row. The sum total of experiences in one day is enough to qualify our thinking".
The author is Master Teacher
I at Betis High School