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Finding Your Calling Part V: Obstacles to Embracing Your Vocation

by Brett & Kate McKay

In Parts I and II of our series on vocation we talked about what a vocation is. In Part III we put forth an argument for why every man should pursue his vocation. In Part IV we discussed how to find your vocation. In this final installment in the series, we will discuss the obstacles […]

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Finding Your Calling Part IV: Discovering Your Vocation

by Brett & Kate McKay

In Parts I and II of our series on vocation we talked about what a vocation is, and in Part III we put forth an argument for why every man should pursue his vocation. Today, we’ll be discussing how to find your vocation. Your True Vocation=Your Gifts+Your Passion As we’ve discussed so far, your calling […]

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Finding Your Calling Part III: Why Pursue a Vocation?

by Brett & Kate McKay

This is Part III of a series about finding one’s vocation. See here for Part I and Part II. Why should a man pursue a vocation? Is it really a worthwhile endeavor? Shouldn’t a man be satisfied to work any job that supports his family and allows him to earn a living? Is striving to […]

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Finding Your Calling Part II: The Myths and Realities of Vocation

by Brett & Kate McKay

When I started this series on vocation last week, I thought it would be just a two part series. However, the more I pondered the topic and dug into the research, the more fascinating the subject became and the more insights I felt impressed to share with you. Finding one’s calling encompasses so much of […]

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Vocation: The Necessity of Dead Work

by Brett & Kate McKay

Editor’s note: In conjunction with the series we’re doing on vocation and calling, we will be publishing excerpts from Self-Culture Through the Vocation by Edward Howard Griggs (1914). Dead Work There is no honest vocation that cannot be made to some extent a fine art. That is, in every honest vocation, each day, growth is […]

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Vocation: Action Versus Dreams

by Brett & Kate McKay

Editor’s note: In conjunction with the series we’re doing on vocation and calling, we will be publishing excerpts from Self-Culture Through the Vocation by Edward Howard Griggs (1914). Actions Versus Dreams Since the vocation is a way of life, is it not a pity that it is currently regarded merely as an opportunity of making […]

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Finding Your Calling Part I: What Is a Vocation?

by Brett & Kate McKay

“Blessed is he that has found his work! Let him ask no other blessedness.”—Carlye There are two great decisions in a man’s life, two poles around which the first quarter of his typically life revolve: whom to marry and which occupation to pursue. The latter is a question we face as soon as we are […]

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