Y9 Article – Your Calling by Beatrice C
by Beatrice C
When living your life you always need something which makes you follow the correct path. This is also known as your calling. What exactly is it? How can you discover it?
Your calling is the urge to help people and to share gifts around the world. When sharing something or helping someone, immediately after you feel grateful and the joy of being fully alive. Your calling can be summarized in the reason you get up in the morning. It is important to recognize this so that you can live your life happily, giving aid and helping others. Your calling answers many philosophical questions such as: Who am I? Where do I belong?
Your calling is really important and difficult to identify. There are four main things you need to identify before finding your calling: your gifts, your passions, your values, and your purpose.
Your gift is what describes you. It sometimes helps you connect to others which will then help you have friends and enjoy your life to the fullest. When recognizing your gift, it is important to understand how it helps others so that you can create connections. This is step one of the processes in finding your calling.
Step two is identifying your passions and once again finding a way it could connect to helping others. Passions help identify you, just like gifts do. Once you find something you are passionate about, you can base your life on it, making it meaningful and joyful. Once you find your passions, you can connect it to helping others and then even transform it into a career.
Next you need to identify your values. Your values are what you consider important to the life you want to live. They inform your priorities and can even form your character. When identifying your values, you need to keep track of your dreams and hopes. Once you find them, you can be sure that they will correctly shape your life in such a way that you can enjoy it and hit the bullseye of life.
Once you have completed all of these steps, you can add them up and find your purpose. In some way the purpose is what gives your life a meaning which means that when adding up your values, your passions and your gifts they will then create your calling. This will help you wake up in the morning with a purpose and with the joy to live your life following your dream.