How to find your calling

Elise Amyx of the Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics on finding your calling:

One piece of advice I wish I heard in college is that your calling is not something you discover, it is something you recognize.

Your calling is always present. It’s not something you find under a rock or something that falls from the sky onto your lap. Instead, it shows itself, being revealed after prayer, reflection and input from trusted friends and relatives.

She even has a practical method of exploring this more deeply:

Here’s what you need:

1. One hour.

2. A close friend or family member.

3. Paper and something to with which to write.

Read more about what this hour’s journey of self-exploration might teach you here.  Image: kiara, Flickr.

 

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