Reflective Essay: Coming To Taylor As A Christian Person

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As I said in some other essays I wasn’t a Christian person. So, coming to Taylor was a pretty big decision to me. I thought a lot of things and I just didn’t know what to think about Taylor in that moment because I found out that Taylor is a Christian Community. It was not just a cultural change or language change. It was more than that. I wasn’t having a good relationship with God. I wasn’t having faith to Him. I was like forgetting about religion. But I took the decision and I came to Taylor. At the beginning, I was feeling weird and uncomfortable. I thought that I wouldn’t fit in this environment because as the lecture says, “its distinctive should be an education that cultivates the creative and active integration of faith and learning, …show more content…
I had great reading, where I learned a lot, and slowly I was feeling more like I am getting involved with God and Taylor Community; learning from the Bible and knowing more about Christians. Every day of classes I was able to understand a lot of different things such as topics and definitions, and this has made me change my way of see the world. According what I learned, my perspective and my thinking are changing and I realized that I 'm not the same scared person who came to Taylor University, because now I know this is what God had prepared to me and Taylor is the beginning of a flourishing …show more content…
To live a good life directed to flourish as a Christian, I must have a good relationship with God, creation and neighbor. What I learned about this topic was that to become a Good Samaritan, I have to be a good person, help everybody without expecting anything in return, and look at Christ as a model. We should mirror his actions when he came and walked on the Earth. In others words, the parable of the Good Samaritan means that we should love our neighbor as ourselves and love as Christ would. In conclusion, over this past course I have learned how to glorify God through loving my neighbor because "we are not of this world, but sent into it", it means that we are passengers on the world and no matter what religion you are involved, what matters is that we should live every day glorifying God. I can apply this concept to my current life here in Taylor. I can show love to my wing mates, friends, partners, team mates and

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