Please read questions and answer. Use following books for references:
Kushner, H. (2002). When all you’ve ever wanted isn’t enough: The search for a life that matters. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.
Schwehn, M. R., & Bass, D. C. (Eds.). (2006). Leading lives that matter: What we should do and who we should be. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.
A Bible: Seek a modern translation from the original languages as opposed to a translation of a translation.
Harold Kushner argues that people say they want one thing out of life, but they really want something else. What do people say they want? Can one pursue this? What do people really want? How does what people really want relate to what they say they want?
In Just Work, Russell Muirhead discusses our concept of “fitting” work. Discuss the following two questions in connection with this concept. First, what does the concept of “fitting” work do to our notion of freedom in choosing work? Second, Muirhead suggests that we now live with the idea that everyone deserves work that fits. Is this a realistic belief? Why, or why not?
Based on the readings in Leading Lives that Matter, what do you think a balanced life is? Do you think some types of work make a balanced life impossible? Do you think a balanced life is a possibility for you?
The Waldorf mission statement talks about educating the whole person emphasizing integrity and equipping students to succeed and to serve the communities where they live and work. How do you see your life—your whole life being a life of integrity, a life of success, and a life of service to the community in which you live and work? Be specific.
Do you believe a balanced life can be a significant life? Why, or why not?