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I FEEL LIKE I HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO DO GREAT THINGS. THIS [FEELING] CAME FROM MY FAMILY AND FROM TEACHERS.… I WANT TO BE PREPARED FOR IT.

John Stormer

Bay Area business leader

I THINK MY CALLING IS TO WORK WITH PEOPLE I LIKE AND TO MAKE GOOD THINGS HAPPEN.… I AM OMNIVOROUS, DRAWN TO ALMOST ANY PROJECT THAT PRESENTS A CHALLENGE AND INVOLVES WORKING WITH—OR MAYBE FOR—SOMEONE I LIKE.

Sandy Smith

Consultant and coach, Seattle

WE HAVE DESCRIBED CALLS and our response to them. Now, let’s be very practical and look at how calls work in our everyday lives.

Mother Teresa often talked about her calling to work with the poor. Before a meaning-filled train journey she had been a teacher; after she had a prayerful conversation with God ...

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