Taken from “The Emotionally Healthy Church” Fr. Michael Sorial St. Mary & St. Antonios Church Queens, NY 2 3 4 5 6 7 Name meaning “fruitful in land of suffering” 8 9 10 1. Recognize the Iceberg in You from Your Family 2. Discern the Good God Intends “in, through and, in spite of,” Your Family and Past 3. Make the Decision to do the Hard Work of Discipleship “You intended (PLANNED) to harm me, but God intended (PLANNED) it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” 11 Genesis 50:20 Questions 1. When you “look beneath the surface” of your iceberg, what do you see that makes you mad? sad? anxious? glad? 2. Why do you do what you do? What is the reason why you started serving? Is it still the same reason that leads you to serve today? If not, are you satisfied with the reason for which you serve today? If not, what do you believe needs to happen to allow you to serve for the “right” reasons? 3. What positive / negative influence spiritually (emotionally, etc.) did your family have on you growing 12 up?