Discernment is not
just about deciding what to do in life. It really is much more about the
"who" of life, the total person. In essence discernment is about
making decisions and choosing a path in life that God calls us to.
"Who does God
want me to be?" and not "What do I want to do with my life?" is the
basic question in discernment. In answering that basic question one needs
activities and work of life
and attitudes one holds in one's heart
the choice to
love that one makes
discernment implies a life of faith and a sense of one's relationship with God
in Christ. Discernment requires a heart ready to listen and respond in
prayer and reflection. Discernment also requires a head prepared to learn
about options and carefully select those choices which will bring greater joy to
God, self, and world.
These pages provide
some excellent resources for the heart and mind ready to ask and answer the
question, "Who does God want me to be?"
Know that we pray
for the many people each day who use this site to further their journey with God
in discovering the path of service that they are to follow.
May God give
you a courageous spirit and generous heart to
Answer the Call!
If we can be
of any further assistance along the way, please feel free to firstname.lastname@example.org at email@example.com.
Thank you for visiting the
Vocations Online -- Discernment Site!