The Universal Call to Work

May 18, 2018By DPC EditorVocation Formation

Originally posted on Theology of Work. This article is part of a larger series entitled, “Calling & Vocation: Overview“. Before we can discuss the possibility of God’s guidance to a particular kind of work, we must recognize both that God created people to work and that he commands people to work to the degree they are able. At the beginning of the … Read More

The Truth About Happyness

May 9, 2018By DPC EditorVocation Formation

Originally posted at Made to Flourish. Tim Kasser, professor of psychology at Knox College and his team have done widespread research on happiness. They have found that the idea of happiness comes from either intrinsic or extrinsic goal setting. Intrinsic goals are relational and communal. These goals include purposeful things like learning something new or working hard. Extrinsic goals … Read More

Prayer for Vocations

April 16, 2018By DPC EditorVocation Formation

by Steve Garber, originally posted on Made to Flourish. God of heaven and earth, we pray for your kingdom to come, for your will to be done on earth as it is in heaven. Teach us to see our vocations and occupations as woven into your work in the world this week. For mothers at … Read More