Essay about Solving My People Puzzle

1584 Words Nov 17th, 2013 7 Pages
Solving My People Puzzle: Phase 1

Anthony D. Whorley
November 9, 2013

PACO 500: Introduction to Pastoral Counseling
Instructor: Dr. John Hobbs Liberty University

Abstract

Solving My People Puzzle Phase 1 involves discovering my personality. This paper will bring to light how I operate through the descriptions that are provided, throughout this paper. Part of this assignment, I had to submit a survey to at least two of the people who knew me best and they had to describe me based on the questions that were on the survey. I also had to participate on an online assessment and disclose its results. This journey of discovering me, made me come face to face (according to the assessment), the “me
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My weakness are being taken for granted, abused, sometimes to patient and to kind, vulnerability in going the extra mile with those who are stronger and carrying others burden causing burnout. I am mostly an introvert and tend to harbor feelings instead of expressing them. I am a great listener and that is always appreciated (Peterson p.96). My friend Tara seems to see me as a beaver. Beavers are (Melancholy/Compliance), Strengths– Analytical, self-disciplined, industrious, organized, aesthetic, sacrificing; weaknesses– Moody, self-centered, touchy, negative, unsociable, critical, revengeful (Trent, 2013). So that does somewhat fall in line with the S personality.
2. What Hallmark Purpose will govern your relational style?
“This student Loves God, his neighbor and himself” and in order for this student to Love God, his neighbor, and himself, the student must purpose to seek God above everything on a daily basis. This student must respect and honor his neighbor and especially of those in the house hold of faith and he must possess his own soul, through a process of training-in new lifestyle patterns such as attitudes, actions, emotions, communication and connecting lifestyle, that will helps those on the other side of “me” to remember the Jesus in “me”.
According to Hawkins and Clinton (2009), this student relational style cannot be developed and managed

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