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    Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    Okay, here's another question for everyone:

    What makes you decide that something is important in your life?
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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    Quote Originally Posted by cherish
    Okay, here's another question for everyone:

    What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    Money $$$



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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    No kidding...
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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    Well, something that definitely help me consider things are:
    Security
    Past experiences

    Meaning, my family, job, and studies offer me security (surety) So they are important to me, past experiences lead me towards girlfriends - I know what happened, so, they are now not important to me

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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    Good point, Hannes.
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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    The Love of God - which can overcome all trials and tribulations.

    The word of God from the scripture says:

    My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.(2Cornithians 12:9)

    Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.(Psalm 23:4)


    With the life experience, as a child of God, i can strongly testify it
    Humble yourselves before the Lord and He will lift you up

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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    Quote Originally Posted by alpha
    The Love of God - which can overcome all trials and tribulations.

    The word of God from the scripture says:

    My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.(2Cornithians 12:9)

    Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.(Psalm 23:4)

    With the life experience, as a child of God, i can strongly testify it
    Don't forget that "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me." (Phillipens 4:13)

    Quote Originally Posted by cherish
    What makes you decide that something is important in your life?
    Don't you think that's rather a general question? I find it hard to aswer. It depends. Probably things that bring me confort, joy and security have greater chances to be considered important.
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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    i agree with cilu also depends on what you are refering to ? as important ..? deciding on one thin is rather difficult as in life what future holds no one knows, and as time passes priorities changes, and hence their importance. well just my openion
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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    Thanks Cilu for the verse

    In fact i wanted to quote one more verse:
    I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.(Hebrwes 13:5)
    I was not able to recollect the verse number while posting.
    Now i referred it.
    Humble yourselves before the Lord and He will lift you up

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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    True, it is a general question.

    For me, generally speaking... anything that has a profound effect in my future.. those things are what I would consider important in my life.
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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    This is a very general question. Bad things can be important, good things can be important. Past things, future things, events, actions, history, drop-down comboboxes everything is important. Everything will play a part in the story of life.

    So I guess I wouldn't say I decide what makes something important, rather everything that affects us, I'd say is important.
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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    For me it's how does it affect my life.. Things/People that lift me, make life (and the important things in life) easier, Stand by me..

    If it has a large positive effect on my life it is very important...
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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    Quote Originally Posted by cherish
    What makes you decide that something is important in your life?
    As Marius said: When asked that way, it's indeed a very general question. But I guess I know what you mean (actually, you clarified it somewhat later on).

    Well, my answer is that you never (or only very rarely) know in advance. If you did, all decisions would be easy, and life would probably be pretty boring...

    Tiny little events which influence your life / future (to the good or to the bad) keep happening all the time - some have very little effect, some have significant impact, and yet some prove to be true turning points in your life. However, you usually only find out during the aftermath (sometimes only years later) that something that looked like an unconspicious little detail at first (like a phone call received / a particular seat taken on a train / a specific link clicked in a Google serch result list instead of another) has actually been the single causal event that turned your life upside down.

    // Two movies come to mind which have their storyline based on this very subject: "Run Lola Run" (one of the few German / European productions that made it into the US cinemas), and "Sliding Doors".

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    Re: Ice Breaker #11: What makes you decide that something is important in your life?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cherish
    What makes you decide that something is important in your life?
    Everything in my life is important to me. Punkt!


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