Asking yourself thought provoking questions is a form of meditation. As you read the following list, don’t try to force the answer. The whole point of the thought provoking question is that it provokes thought, all by itself. After you read each question, allow your mind to conjure up an answer spontaneously. Perhaps you can take a few mindful breaths right now to bring your attention into the present moment.
If you could make a 30 second speech to the entire world, what would you say?
If you were going to die at midnight, what would you be doing at 11:45pm?
How do you really KNOW anything for sure?
If you had all the money in the world but still had to have some kind of job, what would you choose to do?
When you’re 90 years old, what will matter most to you?
What do you regret most so far in life?
How can you apply the lesson you learned from that regret to your life TODAY?
What would you change if you were told with 100% certainty that God does not exist? Or if you don’t believe in God, that he does exist?
If you lost everything tomorrow, whose arms would you want to run into? Does that person know how much they mean to you?
Do you fear death? If so, do you have a good reason?
What would you change if you knew you were NEVER going to die?
If you were at heaven’s gates, and God asked “you why should I let you in?”, what would you say?
When will you be good enough for you? Is there some breaking point where you will accept everything about yourself?
Is the country you live in really the best fit for you?
What would people say about you at your funeral?
What small thing could you do to make someone’s day better?
(If you believe in god) would your relationship with god change it all if you were told with 100% certainty that he was actually a she?
What do you believe stands between you and complete happiness?
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