John Chrysostom, “On virginity”; “On penitence”, Dom. It is a difficulty that arises even when our decision is to influence the rest of our lives as, for instance, should we have to decide whether to emigrate or to remain in our own country. http://nicenaomiross.redcarolinaparaguay.org/2016/08/04/some-practical-concepts-for-rudimentary-solutions-for-interview/The Dom Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves We shall, in this chapter, discuss the problem of vocation for women under present conditions. I have had to learn that one does not always choose one’s vocation. 1 the activity by which one regularly makes a living Synonyms calling, employment, game, lay, line, profession, trade, occupation, work Related Words call, lifework ; business, enterprise, field, livelihood, living, métier also metier, racket slang; assignment, engagement, gig, mission ; art, craft, handicraft, handicraft ; appointment, berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation ; duty, function, job, load, task, workload Near Antonyms’ avocation, hobby, pursuit In the simplest terms, “vocation” means a “call.” It keeps opening our eyes to new awareness of God’s loving presence. testimonies Consecrated laywomen Sr Pamela Catherine easel Please click to rate this item: Unless you can find someone to pay you to sip fancy tropical drinks on the beach, your vocation is not likely to be a “holiday.” It is their duty also to discover the germ of a vocation, and develop it by forming the character and encouraging the generosity of the will. For someone who has chosen a single life, even though they have not formally taken the three vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, yet they make a personal commitment to put their freedom at the service of others in their work and prayer. A teacher might have a vocation as a mentor or worship leader. In the broader sense, Christian vocation includes the use of one’s gifts in their profession, family life, church and civic commitments for the sake of the greater common good.