Flashcards in Life Calling Chapter 13- Needs Deck (20):
Quote by who...?
"The kind of work God usually calls you to is the kind of work that you need most to do and that the world most needs to have done... The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet."
Where does personal mission begin to emerge from?
our encounter with and response to the needs of the world around us—situations of service where we en-
counter different types of people, locations, opportunities and problems.
What do we need to do to successfully discover a Personal Mission related to our Life Calling?
we need the freedom to respond in a focused manner without feeling that we have to respond to everything.
a compelling desire for some type of achievement or
to make distinct and clear (VOCAB)
existing conditions or surroundings (VOCAB)
cause to move in a particular direction by or as if by a pulling force (VOCAB)
place of settlement, activity, or residence (VOCAB)
lack of something deemed necessary (VOCAB)
situation or condition in a good position, or with a
good chance or prospect for advancement or success (VOCAB)
a system of principles used for guidance in practical
any question or matter involving danger, doubt, uncertainty, or difficulty (VOCAB)
the things one believes have relative worth, merit, or
moral excellence (VOCAB)
As we start the process of putting together a Personal Mission, there are four key questions to ask:
1) Who or what is the target of my mission?
2)What is it that I will be doing?
3) What will it look like if my mission is successful?
4) What do I need to do in order to get started?
What does our unique design indicate?
what we “need most to do”
What does unique design inspire?
How does Buechner believe we usually find out God's calling?
He went on to say that it is where these two personal dynamics within us intersect with the external dynamics of what “the world most needs to have done” and where “the world’s deep hunger”
What does the “sweet spot" mean?
You have a flow to your life
- you're not arrogant because you get to experience this wonderful moment because your'e in God's will.