Flashcards in Life Calling Chapter 11+12 TEST Deck (44):
exposure to hazard and the chance of injury or loss
to steer you toward a course of action.
something that precipitates or accelerates an event or change
wish, crave, or long for as for something that brings satisfaction or enjoyment.
to cause you actually start moving in the right direction.
an attraction or curiosity about something.
to keep you moving forward in the right direction.
energy or power to influence, affect, or control.
to surrender something for the sake of something else.
What is the primary reason individuals stop dreaming or having hope in their dreams?
Fear of disappointment
What Old Testament verse discussed young people having visions and old people dreaming?
Why is it significance that old people have dreams?
They have HOPE despite the disappoints they have
experienced in life
What does the story of Narcissus teach about misguided passions?
Drown in self-absorbed
What are the three levels in which our passions emerge?
What did the author identify as one of the “real problems with discovering our passions”?
Determining which interests to choose: Find what our interests are vs. the overwhelming outside interests that are influencing us
What are the three important conditions outlined in Psalm 37:3-6 about receiving the desires of our
a. When we trust in the Lord’s ways as being good, our desires will be for those “good” ways.
b. When we delight in the Lord, our desires will be for that in which we delight – The Lord and His
c. When we commit our ways to the Lord, we will restrict our desires to only those ways that are of
What does Proverbs 4:23 teach us about pursuing our passions?
That we need to guard what enters our
heart, for it is where the passions come from.
What does Philippians 2:3-4 teach us about our interests?
We are always to HUMBLY consider the
interests of others, and avoid pursuing our own interests in a VAIN or CONCEITED manner.
Who was credited in scripture as modeling the behavior outlined in Philippians 2:3-4?
In the exercise on discovering one’s interests in the 90 descriptions on emotion, what did each letter in each
21. (R) _realistic_
22. (I) _investigative_
23. (A) _artistic_
24. (S) _social_
25. (E) _enterprising_
26. (C) _conventional_
jobs involve the use of tools, machines, or physical skill. Builders like working with their hands and
bodies, working with plants and animals, and working outdoors.
jobs involve theory, research, and intellectual inquiry. Thinkers like working with ideas and concepts,
and enjoy science, technology, and academia.
jobs involve art, design, language, and self-expression. Creators like working in unstructured
environments and producing something unique.
jobs involve assisting, teaching, coaching, and serving other people. Helpers like working in cooperative
environments to improve the lives of others.
jobs involve leading, motivating, and influencing others. Persuaders like working in positions of
power to make decisions and carry out projects.
jobs involve managing data, information, and processes. Organizers like to work in structured
environments to complete tasks with precision and accuracy.
existing conditions or surroundings.
of essential and decisive importance.
the degree of strength or severity.
persistent, irrational fear; resulting in avoidance.
What is guaranteed upon your arrival at the next destination in your life (upon high school graduation),
regardless of which option you choose to pursue next?
You will face problems and difficult circumstances
which will TEMPT YOU to believe that you made the wrong choice.
What is the primary point being made by Robert Frost ‘s quote at the start of the chapter?
God has called each of us in a UNIQUE manner (that is the road LESS traveled). Whereas individuals are tempted to
follow the crowd (that is the road WELL traveled).
What are the three critical forces that shape our experiences?
What was the example the author gave from the physical earth to illustrate how three shaping forces
Carbon – which starts as coal, becomes graphite and then a diamond
What is the name the author gave to his advice for each of you to write your own autobiographies?
Who were the four individuals from the Bible that the author used to illustrate how our life calling is often
formed by our life experiences?
Joseph, Paul, Moses, Daniel
What are the seven (7) behaviors that “God hates” that are outlined in Proverbs 6:1-19
1. haughty eyes
2. lying tongue
3. hands that shed innocent blood
4. heart that devises wicked schemes
5. feet that are quick to rush into evil
6. a false witness who pours out lies
7. person who stirs up conflict in the community