Core Life Values Essay

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Core life values that I consider to be important, and why they are important to me: 1. Spiritual development: Religion is a huge part of my life, and it determines everything that I do, but I feel that my spiritual development within my religion is even more important because it shows that I am living out the beliefs of the doctrine. 2. Availability to spouse/significant other: I do not currently have a spouse or significant other, but if/when I do they will be one of the most important people in my life because I am family-oriented, so I will want to be around them. 3. Availability to children: Like a significant other, I do not currently have any children, but if/when I do they will be some of the most important people in my life because…show more content…
Loyalty: I have a great appreciation for people who can be consistently supportive, especially towards me, so I do my best to return the favor. 6. Honesty: I was raised to be an upright and honest person. Also, in most cases it is hurtful to find out that you have been lied to, and I do not want to cause others to feel that way. 7. Church participation: Religion and church are a really big part of my life, so I find participation in church-related activities to be very important, and a part of my spiritual development, which I listed as my most important core life value. 8. Generosity: Through my parents and my religion I have been taught to be loving and generous to everyone and have taken their value in this as my own. 9. Friendships: My friends are like my family, and I am a very family-oriented person. 10. Integrity: I was raised to value integrity and always have it, so it is now something that I believe in and do my best to uphold. 11. Religion: My father was a pastor and my mother has been a very religious person for most of her life, so I was brought up in their religions and have known nothing else. Now that I am older I believe in many of the same things as them and keep with their religion. It is a huge part of my life, and I have no clue what I would do without
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