A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Awakening the Vision

"To say a 'yes' to God means answering a call, rather than initiating it. The process leading to that answer and later affirmation by the Church is called discernment.

"In some ways, vocation discernment is similar to career planning. Both involve recognizing talents and personality traits suited to work tasks.

"However, recognizing a vocation is so much more than deciding on a career.

"We choose our career.

"Our vocation is God’s choice of us."

from the Vocations website of the Diocese of Arlington