The Messy Quest for Meaning: Five Catholic Practices for Finding Your Vocation

The Messy Quest for Meaning: Five Catholic Practices for Finding Your Vocation Stephen Martin
  • Title: The Messy Quest for Meaning: Five Catholic Practices for Finding Your Vocation
  • Author: Stephen Martin
  • ISBN: 9781933495323
  • Page: 276
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Messy Quest for Meaning: Five Catholic Practices for Finding Your Vocation Stephen Martin The Messy Quest for Meaning Five Catholic Practices for Finding Your Vocation Drawing on lessons learned from Catholic monks and saints as well as his own experience Stephen Martin has crafted five unique practices to help Catholics and other seekers grapple with life s truly
    Drawing on lessons learned from Catholic monks and saints as well as his own experience, Stephen Martin has crafted five unique practices to help Catholics and other seekers grapple with life s truly important questions and discover their calling in the world.The Messy Quest for Meaning is one of the first books to tap into the wisdom of the Catholic spiritual tradition toDrawing on lessons learned from Catholic monks and saints as well as his own experience, Stephen Martin has crafted five unique practices to help Catholics and other seekers grapple with life s truly important questions and discover their calling in the world.The Messy Quest for Meaning is one of the first books to tap into the wisdom of the Catholic spiritual tradition to help readers discern a vocation that will not only provide them with a livelihood but also just might help save their lives.Martin first tells of his own struggle to find meaning and purpose in his life and then details the five transforming practices that he learned, over time, from the Trappist monks with whom he studied, interviewed, and prayed Follow your own desires and discover what really attracts you.Hone in on what matters most to you and channel your passions.Let go through an act of humility and accept where your desires lead instead of where you want to steer yourself.Realize that you are not likely to find or to fulfill your vocation solely by yourself but that you need to find it in community.Journey into the unexplored regions of your community and, even significantly, your own heart, mind, and soul.
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    1. 3.5 stars so we ll round up This book surprised me with its small but powerful insights into vocation I found the first couple of chapters difficult to get into with the description of Martin s own life story, but gradually the book unfolded in such a way that really speaks to you in a startlingly practical way rooted in concrete examples and ultimate faith in God It was a helpful reminder of how to discover and live out our vocations and all the messiness that entails.

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    2. I m always skeptical of books or movies titled finding the real you or a better life in 1 year by using 5 steps towards improving ourselves My suspicions are often confirmed when I see that there are 5 volumes of the book, each selling at 25 Who is this really about I ask To be honest, I had a very similar feeling when I first read the title of this book as well What irked me was the fact that it was 5 Catholic Practices specifying that it would employ themes from a denomination that I have had [...]

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    3. Stephen Martin does a great job not being a sappy self help book by using examples of saints and inspirational people applying these things in their lives I feel like this book will stay with me for quite a while I am already trying to do the thinking about these things to find that elusive vocation Great book

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    4. It s a good general outline rather than a promise that by the end of the book, the vision quest will be made clear.

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    5. If you know anyone who is trying to figure out what to do with their life, please buy them this book right now

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