Flashcards in Life Calling Chapters 11&12 Deck (67):
Two roads diverged in a wood and I—I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
existing conditions or surroundings
of essential and decisive importance with respect to an outcome
process or fact of personally observing, encountering, or undergoing something
the degree or extent of strength or severity
persistent, abnormal, and irrational fear of a specific thing or situation that compels one to avoid it
If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don’t want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all.
On what three levels do passions emerge in our lives?
3) Life Calling
something that precipitates or accelerates an event or change
steer you toward a course of action
wish, crave, or long for as for something that brings satisfaction or enjoyment
energy or power to influence, affect, or control
cause you to actually start moving in the right direction
the intrinsic or inherent realm of our existence
attraction to or curiosity about something; fascination with something captivating
deep forces in our lives that burn within our hearts and often drive the actions or paths we take
keep you moving forward or onward in the right direction
exposure to hazard and the chance of injury or loss
to surrender or give up, or permit injury or disadvantage to, for the sake of something else
What does the author say is the sad thing that happens to people on the road from childhood into their teen and college years and then life beyond?
They lose their ability to dream
Catalytic passions are deep forces that do what three things?
What are the three tiers or levels that build to create passion?
a condition in which the novelty of something makes you want to learn more about it
What is one of the real problems with discovering our passions?
It's hard to distinguish between our own interests and passions and those that others have thrust upon us
Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.
Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Take delight in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.
What are the three important conditions set up qualifications for receiving the desires of our heart?
1) trusting in the Lord
2) taking delight in the Lord
3) committing our ways to the Lord
Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. They are brought to their knees and fall, but we rise up and stand firm.
Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.
May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.
Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.
I have no one else like him, who takes a genuine interest in your welfare. For everyone looks out their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. (Who is the verse referring to?)
Philippians 2:20-21, Timothy
Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.
Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, ‘This is the way; walk in it.
Many peoples will come and say, ‘Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways, so that we may walk in his paths.
He [the Lord] gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
What are the three critical forces that influence our life experiences?
1) circumstances- positive/negative
2) intensity- strong/weak
3) time- when/duration
What is the example the book gives of how these three shaping forces can be found in the realm of geology?
Carbon turning into coal, graphite, and diamonds
What is a common theme found throughout the Bible?
God uses the events of our lives to shape who we are and who we will become
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Then Joseph said to his brothers, “Come close to me.” When they had done so, he said, “I am your brother Joseph, the one you sold into Egypt! And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you.
For I am the least of the apostles and do not even deserve to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect.
1 Corinthians 15:9-10
What does ICCP stand for?
What does IMAGE stand for?
What are the 7 intrinsic motivations (or areas of strengths) that are included in the IMAGE Report?
Which of the seven motivations (or areas of strength) displays a willingness to speak out about concerns regarding what is morally right or wrong?
Which of the seven motivations (or areas of strength) displays the ability to encourage?
Which of the seven motivations (or areas of strength) displays the ability to identify with the emotions of others in order to lend their support?
Which of the seven motivations (or areas of strength) displays a willingness to be a supportive assistant?
Which of the seven motivations (or areas of strength) displays the ability to carefully explain the difficulty of a topic in
a manner that is easy for others to understand?
When analyzing your motivations, what does the CAUTION section communicate to you?
Problems others may see in you
When analyzing your motivations, what does the WARNING section communicate to you?
Problems you may develop yourself
What does PILOT motivation represent?
The first motivation in your profile, maintains the strongest influence on your decisions and role
What do PROACTIVE motivations represent?
The fist three motivations in your profile, the ones you lead with as strengths
What do REACTIVE motivations represent?
The fourth through seventh motivations in your profile, influence you only occasionally, usually in response to duty or obedience, rather than continually and intrinsically compelling you as a strength
formed by the clarity of distinction between the proactive motivations
occurs when your preference for your pilot motivation was so much stronger than the other proactive motivations that it impacts your motivational makeup on its own with very little effect from the other motivations
Pilot dominant pattern
occurs when your preference for you pilot motivation and your second motivation are nearly equal in strength
Proactive doublet pattern
occurs when your pilot motivation and your second and third motivations are nearly equal in strength of preference
Proactive blend pattern
occurs when the first four or more of your motivations are nearly equal in scores
What are the three sections that the Motivational Compatibility Scale is broken into?
1) weak compatibility
2) mid-range compatibility
3) strong compatibility
What are the seven different Professional Categories covered in the ICCP Report?
On the Motivational Compatibility Scale, what does the STAR represent?
An individual's score
On the Motivational Compatibility Scale, what do the DASHED LINES represent?
The range of scores for most people
What does this example mean: ------------------ *?
this occupation is strongly compatible with this person's motivational makeup and above at least 85% of most females
What does this example mean: --------*----------?
the strong compatibility is typical of females, so this person will not have a motivational edge over others even if the score is high