Station 1 – Deep Connections

Journal Questions

Journal Reflections represent an interior dialogue with your deepest essential reality. While your responses are for you alone, the relational practice of objectifying a response in written form can be helpful in achieving clarity and determining what may or may not have value to share with others.

  1. What five images or sounds from Deep Connections captured my attention?

  2. What lines or phrases from the story or narration linger in my awareness?

  3. The five people in my life with whom I am most compelled to connect and communicate include:

  4. With whom do I most desire a deep connection and clear communication at this present moment in my life?

  5. The overarching message I received from my encounter with Deep Connections is:

  6. “We are a narrative species. We exist by storytelling, by relating our situations.” How do I experience this truth?

  7. The following statement closes Deep Connections:

    We also have a need to communicate beyond our human and social context; a need to personally communicate and connect with an Ultimate Reality.

    What questions does this statement raise that you hope to explore and resolve in the remaining eleven modules of Life Journey #3?"

  8. Other questions I wish the group to discuss are:

*Please star your response to one or more of the questions above to write it in the “Comments” section at the end of the module. This contribution is your personal “seed” in nurturing a depth conversation with others.

Group Questions

  1. What images or sounds from Deep Connections captured your attention?

  2. What lines or phrases from Deep Connections do you remember?

  3. Where or how did you personally identify with any of the individuals in this story?

  4. Talk about the universal message you sense Deep Connections presents regarding the human condition.

  5. What example(s) can you share of how the need to connect and communicate has played out in your life? How is it a factor now?

  6. What is the meaning of the statement: “We are a narrative species. We exist by storytelling, by relating our situations.” How do you experience this truth?

  7. Describe the connection between “freedom” and “storytelling” as illuminated in this segment. How do you personally experience this life dynamic as true?

  8. What additional questions does Deep Connections raise that you wish the group to discuss?

  9. The following statement closes Deep Connections:

    We also have a need to communicate beyond our human and social context; a need to personally communicate and connect with an Ultimate Reality.

    What questions does this statement raise that you hope to explore and resolve in the remaining eleven modules of Life Journey #3?

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