flash bang

March 13, 2017

MOST OF YOU PROBABLY AREN’T OLD ENOUGH TO REMEMBER A SHOW CALLED “THIS IS YOUR LIFE”.

WELL THINK ABOUT THESE QUESTIONS, AND THEN I’M GOING TO THROW YOU A CURVE BALL.

What special memories do you have about your childhood?

  1. How did you get along with each of your parents? What were they like’

  1. What did you like and dislike about your parents’

  1. What were your hurts and disappointments as a child’

  1. What were your hobbies and favorite games’

  1. How did you usually get into trouble’

  1. How did you usually try to get out of trouble’

  1. What did you enjoy about school and its activities’

  1. What pets did you have? Which were your favorites and why’

  1. What did you dream about doing when you were older’

  1. Did you like yourself as a child? Why or why not’

  1. What were your talents and special abilities’

  1. What awards and special achievements did you win’

  1. Did you have a nickname’

  1. Who were your close friends? Where are they today’

  1. What would you do on a hot summer afternoon’

  1. Describe the area where you grew up—people, neighborhood, etc.

  1. What were you afraid of? Do you have any of those fears today’

  1. How did you get along with your brothers and/or sisters?

  1. If you had none, which relative were you closest to?

  1. Who did you date and for how long? Where did you go on dates?

  1. How did you feel when you liked someone and that person didn’t care for you?

  1. What was your spiritual life like as a child? As an adolescent?

  1. How has being an adult changed your life?

  1. How are you different today than you were 20 years ago? Ten years ago?

  1. What have been your greatest disappointments? How have you handled them?

  1. What have you learned from them that you would want me to learn’

  1. If you could live your life over again, what would you do differently’

  1. What do you want to be remembered for?

  1. How did you meet my mother?

  1. What was your first impression of her?

  1. What was happening in your lives at the time you met?

  1. How did your parents respond to your dating and engagement? How did her parents respond’

  1. How did you make the decision to marry? Who proposed and how’

  1. What have been the strengths and weaknesses of your marriage’

  1. How did you get along with your in-laws at first?

  1. How did you feel when my mother was expecting me?

  1. What was it like to have children? How did it change your life’

  1. What did you like and dislike about being parents?

FLASHBACKS, GOING DOWN MEMORY LANE ALL THE QUESTIONS ABOVE WERE PRETTY SOFTBALL QUESTIONS. EVEN IF YOU HAD A DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY, SALVATION AND THE NEW FAMILY GOD GIVES YOU MAKES UP FOR A LOT OF PAINFUL MEMORIES, AT LEAST FOR ME. I TRY NOT TO DWELL IN THE PAST EVEN ON FOND MEMORIES. BEING PRESENT TENSE IS IMPORTANT TO YOU AND TO ALL AROUND YOU.

BUT!!! IF YOU HAVE MEMORIES YOU ARE ASHAMED OF, FEEL GUILTY ABOUT LET ME RECOMMEND A COUPLE OF THINGS THAT HELP.

DURING YOUR NEXT COMMUNION SERVICE SPECIFICALLY CONFESS THOSE SINS.

OR, WRITE THEM DOWN, THEN BURN OR BURY THEM. I PREFER BURNING.

IF IT’S REALLY BAD SEEK PROFESSIONAL HELP.

HOPE THAT HELPS, GOD BLESS FROM SCUMLIKEUSCHURCH@GMAIL.COM

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: