.http://abigailwilsontrust.denaliinstitute.org/2016/08/05/medicine-basic-insights>Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publbehers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for vocationn early 15c., “spiritual calling,” from Latin vocation em nominative vocatio, literally “a calling,” from vocatus “called,” past participle of vocare “to call” see voice n.. http://owenhendersonmind.universitypunjabi.org/2016/08/01/we-see-no-reason-to-apply-retroactively-the-terms-of-the-tenure-plan-to-an-employment-contract-already-in-existenceAs Frederick Buechner puts it in a well-known passage from Wishful Thinking: A seekers AC, the place God calls you is the place where your deep gladness and the worlds deep hunger meet. That intersecting point is your calling, your vocation. Drawing on Aristotle, Ryken suggests that that the moral ideal is the golden mean between the two extremes of being lazy and being a workaholic. 10 Some Christian theologians also draw on the doctrine of redemption to discuss the concept of work. analysing Character Katherine M. They listen for the voice of God calling them to the crossroads of their deep joy and the worlds deep hunger. For those who have chosen the ordained ministry, through sacramental ordination, they share in the priesthood of Christ in a special way. Subscribe to the ShoreLines’ Newsletter All Contributions are Tax Please join us in offering prayers of thanksgiving for our generous benefactor who made this website possible. An ecclesiastical or religious vocation is the special gift of those who, in the Church of God, follow with a pure intention the ecclesiastical profession of the evangelical counsels.