Spiritual Quiz

Spiritual Quiz
How Spiritual Are You?
Cloninger‚ 2004
 
1.    I often feel so connected to the people around me that it is like there is no separation between us.
2.    I often do things to help protect animals and plants from extinction.
3.    I am fascinated by the many things in life that cannot be scientifically explained.
4.    Often I have unexpected flashes of insight or understanding while relaxing.
5.    I sometimes feel so connected to nature that everything seems to be part of one living organism.
6.    I seem to have a "sixth sense" that sometimes allows me to know what is going to happen.
7.    Sometimes I have felt like I was part of something with no limits or boundaries in time and space.
8.    I am often called "absent-minded" because I get so wrapped up in what I am doing that I lose track of everything else.
9.    I often feel a strong sense of unity with all the things around me.
10.Even after thinking about something a long time‚ I have learned to trust my feelings more than my logical reasons.
11.I often feel a strong spiritual or emotional connection with all the people around me.
12.Often when I am concentrating on something‚ I lose awareness of the passage of time.
13.I have made real personal sacrifices in order to make the world a better place‚ like trying to prevent war‚ poverty and injustice.
14.I have had experiences that made my role in life so clear to me that I felt very happy and excited.
15.I believe that I have experienced extrasensory perception.
16.I have had moments of great joy in which I suddenly had a clear‚ deep feeling of oneness with all that exists.
17.Often when I look at an ordinary thing‚ something wonderful happens. I get the feeling that I am seeing it fresh for the first time.
18.I love the blooming of flowers in the spring as much as seeing an old friend again.
19.It often seems to other people like I am in another world because I am so completely unaware of things going on around me.
20.I believe that miracles happen.
 
True‚ False
SCORING:
Give yourself one point for each TRUE answer and 0 points for each FALSE answer.
14 and above = highly spiritual‚ a real mystic
12-13 = spiritually aware‚ easily lost in the moment
8-11 = spiritually average; could develop more spiritual life if desired
6-7 = a practical empiricist lacking self-transcendence
1-5 = highly skeptical‚ resistant to developing spiritual awareness
 
 

Cloninger‚ Robert C. (2004). The Quiz: How spiritual are you? Time Magazine cover story‚ October 17‚ 2004