Tag: discernment

It's Your Vocation, Not a Vacation!

Vocation, vocation, Vocation, vocation.  I will not stop talking about this. It’s just too important.  As long as people continue to ask the wrong questions and refuse to let God initiate, I will keep talking about this.  Considering the long standing habitual stubbornness of humans, I will probably be talking about this for my whole…

Let Yourself Be Pursued

Discernment is mostly passive. A friend passed this nugget of wisdom onto me a few weeks ago and I’ve been mulling over the implications ever since. Discernment is mostly passive.  God asks us to wait in prayerful silence, learning to listen to His voice.  God always initiates and we need to let him pursue us.…

What About Africa?

For all of my readers asking this question, you should know that I am too.  For the longest time I was so sure that God was calling me to foreign missions, particularly in Africa.  But as I continue to surrender my dreams to His will, something strange is happening: he is calling me in completely…

A God of Surprises

So I wrote a post about two months ago revealing I am discerning religious life.  It has become obvious that God is definitely calling me down that path and now that almost everyone in my life knows, I’ll be using this blog to track my journey towards sisterhood from now on. God sure likes keeping…

Isaiah 55:8-9 "My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways"

Once in a while, as I’m going about planning my perfect life, God stops me in my tracks and sets me straight again.  I have all of these grand plans involving saving the world and “changing the system”.  I said in my last post that I want to have a “cool” life.  My idea of…

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