We set goals for ourselves every day to develop our skills and achieve some type of success. We don’t often think of our moral aspirations in the same way – of how we want to not only do better but be better. Try it out. List the items on your moral bucket list card below, choose the image you like best, and download or share your card using #MoralBucketList.
Do you think you have found the purpose to your life? If so, how did you find it? Was there a person, experience or book or sermon that decisively helped you get there? We’ll share as many of your responses as we can on The Conversation blogand feature a few in David’s NYTimes column.
“What a wise person teaches is the smallest part of what they give. The totality of their life, of the way they go about it in the smallest details, is what gets transmitted. Never forget that. The message is the person, perfected over lifetimes of effort that was set in motion by yet another wise person now hidden from the recipient by the dim mists of time.” – Dave Jolly (quoted in The Road to Charatcer, Introduction.)
Who are the heroes of humility and character in your life, or the public square, whom you look up to most? What traits or actions define them? What do you think their message is? Write a 500 word character profile of them and we will share as many as we can on The Conversation blogand feature a few in David’s NYTimes column.
Who are you walking with? re you living for your resume or your eulogy? One way to find out is to try writing out the eulogy you hope to merit. Write a 500 word eulogy for yourself. Then write a reflection on what how the process made you think about your life. We’ll share as many of these as we can on The Conversation blogand feature a few in David’s NYTimes column.