My Reflection On Being Patient With Myself

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Relationships Through this assignment, I have chosen one of the five themes and reflect on the three or four objectives listed under the term. Also, the paper should provide a signification portion of dedicated to considering implication and application for the second half of the semester. Furthermore, the theme I have decided upon is theme #1 which is the aspect of relationships. Through this semester, I have applied and am still striving upon valuing relationships and intentionally engaging in relationship with God, with others (especially cross-culturally) and with myself. Therefore, both their inherent value and for the role they can play in helping me better understand the world and my role in it through affective and behavioral. Value…show more content…
For example, this semester I have learned about being patient towards my supervisor. Many times, my supervisor does not tell me what I am going to do until the day of and also many times it is difficult to locate my supervisor because he is very busy with his other responsibilities. It made me realize that it is sometimes alright not to know what is going to happen or how it is alright not to be in control of a situation. It also made me reflective on what causes those thoughts and triggers towards not being patient with my supervisor. As a result, I am applying the second half of the semester to be patient to not only my supervisor, but with friends, family, coworkers, and beyond. This can be through focusing on being with them and having a mindset of openness even in the…show more content…
Compassion is the understanding to enter into a place of uncomfortableness. Nouwen, H. J.M., McNeill, D.P. & Morrison, D.A. stated “compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and powerless with the powerless. Compassion means full immersion in the condition of being human” (1982, 4). As result, I have considered implication and application for the second half of the semester to strive to be compassionate towards others. It is very easy for me to avoid suffering and become numb to the difficulties in life. However, reading Compassion has shown me an aspect of suffering and realizing that being compassionate is place of growth and a great understanding outside of the unknown. Even though avoid the pain of the world is an easy solution, but it is not the fulfilling solution. As result, I have considered implication and application for the second half of the semester to engage in compassion with others. I believe one aspect I can incoordinate this practice is by having humility towards other and not being selfishness of my own desires. However, I am a sinful human and therefore being compassion cannot be done alone, only with strength of God then I can apply compassion to others. This can be through pray, reading the Bible, and fellowshipping with other believers. The next half of the second I will participate in

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