More misunderstanding of vocation

Cranach | 1/11/2017 | Gene Veith
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Work dominates adult life, with most of us spending more than 92,000 hours at our place of employment. So it’s not surprising that we aspire for work that has more meaning than just allowing us to pay the bills. What we hope to find is not a job, but a vocation – what the American author Frederick Buechner defines as “the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep need”. In his book, Let your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation, the writer, teacher and activist Parker Palmer urges us to first discover who we are, and let that then shape what we do: “The deepest vocational question is not, ‘What ought I...
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