Showing posts from June, 2013

"Don't let life randomly kick you into the adult you don't want to become." - Cmr. Hadfield + vocation

Canadian astronaut, musician and social media phenomenon Commander Chris Hadfield continues to inspire people around the globe now that he is back on Earth. Back in his home country of Canada, he is visiting schools, giving inspiring talks, etc... about his experiences. He is continuing to tweet images of our planet that he photographed while in orbit and that are among the most stunning images of the natural world that I have ever seen.

The below text is from an article that appeared on Linkdin a couple of weeks ago and for me it chimes with the whole question of vocation. When you sense in your heart that God is calling you to a particular way of life, you still need a certain single-mindedness, focus, determination and persistence to be able to respond to that call. God doesn't simply roll out a red carpet. We have to engage ourselves fully in what we do. It is only in this way that we will get the most out of whatever way of life we choose in response to God's promptings,…