Spiritual autobiography made easy

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THE MAGAZINE

 

Have you ever written a spiritual autobiography?  It’s a great exercise to help you see the movement of God in your life, but it can also be an exhausting undertaking.  So we here at the Cafe offer this simplified fill-in-the blank spiritual autobiography template.  This template will will make it easier than ever for you to produce a narrative about your spiritual life in just a few easy minutes. Simply enter any word fitting the description in these blanks, and then plug them in to our ready-to-use text below.

 

Number   __________

Number   __________

Adjective __________

Adjective __________

Adjective __________

Adverb     __________

Adjective__________

Adjective__________

Verb ending in –ing         __________

Plural noun         __________

Adjective             __________

Verb ending in –ing         __________

Name    __________

Verb      __________

Adjective             __________

Adverb __________

Name    __________

Adjective             __________

Exlamation          __________

Adjective             __________

Noun     __________

Verb      __________

Adverb __________

Verb ending in –ing         __________

Verb      __________

Adjective             __________

Verb ending in –ing         __________

Verb      __________

Plural noun         __________

 

 

Growing up with my [number] __________ brothers and [number] __________ sisters in a very [adjective] __________ part of the country, I had a(n) [adjective] __________ time finding my own [adjective] __________ voice. Mom and Dad took us to church [adverb] __________, but you might say we were more [adjective] __________ than [adjective] __________. It wasn’t until high school that I took [verb ending in –ing] __________ to church into my own [plural noun] __________. One [adjective] __________ day, I heard God [verb ending in –ing] __________ my name. “[name] __________,” a voice seemed to [verb] __________ into my ear. This seemed [adjective] __________, as I was [adverb] alone at the time. “[name] __________,” I heard again. I was so [adjective] __________, I answered “[exclamation] __________!” Eventually God and I had a(n) [adjective] __________ [noun] __________ together, and my life has never been the same since. I try to [verb] __________ my story to others as [adverb] __________ as I can. Sometimes people come [verb ending in –ing] __________ to hear it. Now I like to [verb] __________ I’m following in Jesus’ [plural noun] __________ just like I’m called to. Someday, I hope I will [verb] __________ the church in a(n) [adjective] __________ capacity, but for now, I try to live out my faith by [verb ending in -ing] __________ [adverb] __________ with others.

 

Play at your own risk.

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JC Fisher
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JC Fisher

Hey, what happened to my post? JCF. [Link to another spiritual autobio template---courtesy of well-known Episcopal blogger Susan Russell---here: http://www.swva.net/fred1st/wif.htm ]

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Shirley O'Shea
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Shirley O'Shea

Very refreshing - because, of course, there is no template, and for that I am grateful - I think.

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Anne Smith
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Anne Smith

Glad you enjoyed it. I'm the author: Anne Smith+.

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Gillian Barr
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Who should get the credit for this? Definitely filing away to use in multiple contexts!

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Antoinette Ponzo
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Antoinette Ponzo

I love it!
Should make the first few weeks of EFM a hoot. 🙂

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