Answer the following questions in your journal, as you prepare to voluntarily share some of your responses in a class discussion.
1. To what extent did Douglass’s performance align with his purpose? In what ways does your performance align with your purpose?
2. To what extent and in what ways do your unique characteristics enable your pursuit of a life that is on track to achieve your purpose?
3. To what extent and in what ways does your performance align with your identity and purpose? What are you doing this very day to cultivate skills and interests that will connect today’s purposes with your long-term opportunity to enhance and protect the life and liberty of others?