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"Recognize your highest calling as early as possible in life." - Frank McKinney

"I've found my true calling in life, and I'm living life on my terms." - Kai Greene

"Being a person of prayer is the most important calling in one's life." - Mike Bickle

"Being a person of prayer is the most important calling in one's life." - Mike Bickle

"I've been blessed, I think, to have tremendous joy in my life in pursuing my vocation, my calling." - Cornel West

"Do not be satisfied with God's calling or His gifts in your life. Be satisfied with Jesus Christ Himself." - Brother Yun

"'Your Life Calling' is the first thing in my long career I've ever actually invented. It is my entrepreneurial debut." - Jane Pauley

"It's America calling the shots in everything" - Mikhail Gorbachev

"Are you living just a little and calling that life?" - Annie Dillard

"I have a hard time even calling myself a musician, but I still have to be involved in music in some capacity in my life." - James Paxton

"Calling a taxi in Texas is like calling a rabbi in Iraq." - Fran Lebowitz

"Recognize your highest calling as early in life as possible. Proactively and creatively persist, day in and day out. Leave an enduring legacy." - Frank McKinney

"What is the point in calling anything God if it does not also hold sway in every part of one's life-especially one's politics?" - Shane Claiborne

"I have a calling in my soul, if you like, to try to make my life in some way worthwhile. What is the value of my existence?" - Annie Lennox

"Through the years our business has been killing;-it was our first calling in life. Our knowledge of lif eis limited to death." - Erich Maria Remarque

"I grew up in church and it's always been important to me. I've always had a sense of calling to do life and faith-affirming media." - Brian Bird

"My main hope for my children would be that whatever profession or calling they choose in life, that they pursue it with passion." - Shakira

"My main calling in life is to seek and achieve spiritual balance, and to express that through my instrument. Everything else is here today, gone later today." - Steve Vai

"My health may be better preserved if I exert myself less, but in the end doesn't each person give his life for his calling?" - Clara Schumann

"Germany calling! Germany Calling!" - William Joyce

"... The most worthy calling in life is that in which man can serve best his fellow man. ... The noblest aim in life is to strive to live to make other lives better and happier." - David O Mckay

"The secret to living a strong life is right in front of you, calling to you every day. It can be found in your emotional reaction to specific moments in your life." - Marcus Buckingham

"Success in God's eyes is faithfulness to His calling." - Billy Graham

"You can't fulfill your calling in your comfort zone!" - Steven Furtick

"Our deepest calling is not to grow in our knowledge of God. It is to make disciples. Our knowledge will grow - the Holy Spirit, Jesus promised, will guide us into all truth. But that's not our calling, it is His. Our calling is to prepare the world for Christ's return. The world is not ready yet. And so, we go about introducing a dying world to the Savior of Life. Anything we do toward our own growth must be toward that end." - Jeff Bryant

"Start embracing the life that is calling you and use your life to serve the world." - Oprah Winfrey

"Calling means that everyone, everywhere, and in everything fulfills his or her (secondary) callings in response to God's (primary) calling." - Os Guinness

"I think I can tell you how I experience God. I experience God as the power of life calling me to live, I experience God as the power of love calling me to love. That's the God I see in Jesus of Nazareth, that's the God I see in the fourth gospel." - John Shelby Spong

"What in your life is calling you, When all the noise is silenced, The meetings adjourned... The lists laid aside, And the Wild Iris blooms By itself In the dark forest... What still pulls on your soul?" - Rumi

"Susannah." My dance partner's breath was soft against my cheek. "Susannah...." Yeah. In my dreams. In real life, the voice calling my name wasn't a bit masculine. That's because it belonged to a twelve-year-old boy." - Meg Cabot

"Everybody has a calling. And your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you were meant to be, and to begin to honor that in the best way possible for yourself." - Oprah Winfrey

"When you live your life knowing the mission and calling and voice of God in your soul and you know where that compass is driving you forward, you will become a rare commodity in a world searching for direction." - Erwin Mcmanus

"I caught glimpses of white-clad figures striding purposefully to and fro, heard men's voices calling each other in tones of authority and urgency, as if life had suddenly become more serious, as if battle were in prospect." - L. P. Hartley

"He was so tenacious he defied the distraction of women by refusing to have them in his presence, just as later in life he denied his blindness by calling for more and more candles." - Kit Williams

"Love your calling with passion, it is the meaning of your life." - Auguste Rodin

"Your primary calling is to worship ... to pursue celebration and rejoicing as a way of life." - Graham Cooke

"Listen. Are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?" - Mary Oliver

"The greatest calling of all is to have a literary life." - Lisa See

"I just live my life. I go where I feel God is calling me." - Jurnee Smollett

"Listen-are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?" - Mary Oliver

"The secret of contentment is the realization that life is a gift, not a right. Next to faith this is the highest art - to be content with the calling in which God has placed you." - Martin Luther

"I was doing that [ a collaboration with Kurt Cobain] to try to save his life. The collaboration was me calling up as an excuse to reach out to this guy. He was in a really bad place." - Michael Stipe

"Socrates told us, "the unexamined life is not worth living." I think he's calling for curiosity, more than knowledge. In every human society at all times and at all levels, the curious are at the leading edge." - Roger Ebert

"The artist cannot look to others to validate his efforts or his calling. If you don't believe me, ask Van Gogh, who produced masterpiece after masterpiece and never found a buyer in his whole life." - Steven Pressfield

"You know the Prince song where the girl's phone rings but she tells him, "whoever's calling couldn't be as cute as you?" I long to live out this moment in real life." - Rob Sheffield

"Every time you make a choice that expresses respect for life, you bring a little more love in your body, into your family, into our society, and into a world that is calling out for this blessing." - John Robbins

"I've always been a black sheep. That's a hard thing to be until you find your calling in life. I was bullied a lot at school, probably because I was perceived to be different from everyone else." - Natalie Dormer

"I"ve always been a black sheep. That's a hard thing to be until you find your calling in life. I was bullied a lot at school, probably because I was perceived to be different from everyone else." - Natalie Dormer

"I didn't have a calling to be a therapist. I really went to Pacifica for a very specific kind of life experience, to really kind of find my path in a deeper way." - Kelly Carlin-McCall

"The sum and substance of education is the right training that effectually leads the soul of the child at play on to the love of the calling in its adult life." - Rebecca Goldstein

"I am indebted to [my grandmothers] always for cradling me in the heart of Christ and encouraging my passion to press towards the mark of the high calling on my life, wherever that takes me." - Aisha Hinds

"I wouldn't say music is my passion, or my calling, or anything like that. I mean, I don't really believe in that kind of stuff. Life is a series of chance happenings, so I just fell into it." - Zachary Cole Smith

"AIDS respects no national boundaries; spares no race or religion; devastates men and women, rich and poor. No country can ignore this crisis. Fighting AIDS is an urgent calling - because every life, in every land, has value and dignity." - Laura Welch Bush

"AIDS respects no national boundaries; spares no race or religion; devastates men and women, rich and poor.No country can ignore this crisis. Fighting AIDS is an urgent calling - because every life, in every land, has value and dignity." - Laura Bush

"This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play." - Alan Watts

"I felt the calling to adopt. You just know in the deepest part of your being that you are meant to find this little soul and guide them through life." - Jillian Michaels

"I think of fiction as the highest calling. I'm kind of addicted to it. It's the thing that has gotten me through all the hard points in my life." - Ruth Reichl

"If you were to ask me about a mistake I have made, it's calling my fourth album, 'New Jersey', because for the first time in my life, we were compared to the E Street Band." - Jon Bon Jovi

"It is not what I do that matters, but what a sovereign God chooses to do through me. God does not want worldly successes, He wants me. He wants my heart in submission to Him. Life is not just a few years to spend on self indulgence and career advancement. It is a privilege, a responsibility, a stewardship to be lived according to a much higher calling, God's calling. This alone gives true meaning to life." - Elizabeth Dole

"The church is only the church when it exists for others. To make a start, it should give away all its property to those in need. The clergy must live solely on the free-will offerings of their congregations, or possibly engage in some secular calling. The church must share in the secular problems of ordinary human life, not dominating, but helping and serving. It must tell men of every calling what it means to live in Christ, to exist for others." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"You've heard of people calling in sick. You may have called in sick a few times yourself. But have you ever thought about calling in well" - Tom Robbins

"Thus, for followers of Christ, calling neutralizes the fundamental position of choice in modern life. "I have chosen you," Jesus said, "you have not chosen me." We are not our own; we have been bought with a price. We have no rights, only responsibilities. Following Christ is not our initiative, merely our response, in obedience. Nothing works better to debunk the pretensions of choice than a conviction of calling. Once we have been called, we literally "have no choice." - Os Guinness

"Most of us use 'I'm waiting for God to reveal His calling on my life' as a means of avoiding action. Did you hear God calling you to sit in front of the television yesterday? Or to go on your last vacation? Or exercise this morning? Probably not, but you still did it. The point isn't that vacations or exercise are wrong, but that we are quick to rationalize our entertainment and priorities yet are slow to commit to serving God." - Francis Chan

"I do not think of God theistically, that is, as a being, supernatural in power, who dwells beyond the limits of my world. I rather experience God as the source of life willing me to live fully, the source of love calling me to love wastefully and to borrow a phrase from the theologian, Paul Tillich, as the Ground of being, calling me to be all that I can be." - John Shelby Spong

"Most of us use "I'm waiting for God to reveal His calling on my life" as a means of avoiding action. Did you hear God calling you to sit in front of the television yesterday? Or to go on your last vacation? Or exercise this morning? Probably not, but you still did it. The point is' that vacations or exercise are wrong, but that we are quick to rationalize our entertainment and priorities yet are slow to commit to serving God." - Francis Chan

"Most of us use "I'm waiting for God to reveal His calling on my life" as a means of avoiding action. Did you hear God calling you to sit in front of the television yesterday? Or to go on your last vacation? Or exercise this morning? Probably not, but you still did it. The point is' that vacations or exercise are wrong, but that we are quick to rationalize our entertainment and priorities yet are slow to commit to serving God." - Francis Chan

"The missionary calling has sometimes been interpreted as a calling to stem this fearful cataract of souls going to eternal perdition. But I do not find this in the center of the New Testament representation of the missionary calling." - Lesslie Newbigin

"Mark in what order: first, our calling; then, our election; not beginning with our election first. By our calling, arguing our election." - Joseph Hall

"I realized that calling yourself a feminist or not calling yourself a feminist, just by being in a band of all girls, it's all you talk about." - Kathleen Hanna

"The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head." - William Osler

"But real action is in silent moments. The epochs of our life are not in the visible facts of our choice of a calling, our marriage, our acquisition of an office, and the like, but in a silent thought by the wayside as we walk; in a thought which revises our entire manner of life, and says." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When God calls His child to live the life of a missionary, He gives him the desire with the calling." - David Sills

"Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence." - James Bryant Conant

"Too often we are posers. Don't be afraid. Be you. Live a life worthy of the calling YOU'VE received." - Bob Goff

"Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance." - James Bryant Conant

"My calling, as one imperfect human, is to celebrate and uphold life every time I get the chance." - Victoria Moran

"I think a child calling for his mother is the most beautiful sound in the world." - Edward Kennedy

"The sky is falling, the wind is calling Stand for something, or die in the morning" - Kendrick Lamar

"I used up all my sick days, so I'm calling in dead." - Abraham Maslow

"There are three way of courting ruin - women, gambling, and calling in technicians." - Georges Pompidou

"Einstein ... always spoke to me of Rutherford in the highest terms, calling him a second Newton." - Chaim Weizmann

"No profession, trade, or calling, is overcrowded in the upper story." - P T Barnum

"Truths begin by a conflict with the police - and end by calling them in." - Emil Cioran

"The seal of suffering impressed upon our destiny announces in clear characters our high calling." - Joseph Marie de Gerando

"President Bush spent the day calling names he couldn't pronounce in countries he never knew existed." - Jay Leno

"The ones that you're calling wild are going to be the leaders in a little while." - Johnny Cash

"Purpose has to do with one's calling - deciding what business you are in as a person." - Ken Blanchard

"Everybody was calling. I think everybody called every player in the league. Thats history right there." - Dwyane Wade

"I'm in love, sweet love. Feel me calling out your name, I feel no shame." - Anita Baker

"I've been calling plays in the huddle since I was seven." - Philip Rivers

"There's nightingales calling, shooting stars falling, like jewels in the rain." - David Gray

"My account is paid in full. So, why are you calling me?" - Jon Jones

"If you are looking for your purpose or calling, you will find it in your pain." - Drew Brees

"Even talking about serious issues - it's hard to fit in anything around calling a baseball game." - Joe Buck

"The White Hope! Every paper in the country is calling you that." - Howard Sackler

"Calling them devadasis we insult God Himself in the name of religion." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Feeling like the voice she liked best in all the world was calling her name." - C S Lewis

"Nothing can stand in the way of the power of millions of voices calling for change." - Barack Obama

"In L.A., though, people get off busses calling themselves actors, so many are really not professionals." - John Ratzenberger

"I don't believe in email. I'm an old-fashioned girl. I prefer calling and hanging up." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"Truths begin by a conflict with the police - and end by calling them in." - Emile M Cioran

"In fact, I thought my calling was to be a painter." - Patti Smith

"Being in a state of mystery seems to be my calling." - Luci Shaw

"Gymnastics was my calling. I think it chose me in a lot of ways." - Dominique Moceanu

"The goal of our life should not be to find joy in marriage, but to bring more love and truth into the world. We marry to assist each other in this task. The most selfish and hateful life of all is that of two beings who unite in order to enjoy life. The highest calling is that of the man who has dedicated his life to serving God and doing good, and who unites with a woman in order to further that purpose." - Leo Tolstoy

"Wherever you are, that's your stage, your circle of influence. That's your talk show, that's where your power lies. ... You have the power to change somebody's life. Everyone has a calling, and your real job in life is to figure out what that is and get about the business of doing it." - Oprah Winfrey

"Wherever you are, that's your stage, your circle of influence. That's your talk show, that's where your power lies. ... You have the power to change somebody's life. Everyone has a calling, and your real job in life is to figure out what that is and get about the business of doing it." - Oprah Winfrey

"Memoir isn't the summary of a life; it's a window into a life, very much like a photograph in its selective composition. It may look like a casual and even random calling up of bygone events. It's not; it's a deliberate construction." - William Zinsser

"Calling has this weight that somehow we think that your calling is fixed. That your calling is this line that you've finally found and now you're on that track and that's what you're gonna do forever and maybe that's the case. But I feel like calling has much more to to do with the moment that you're in." - Jon Foreman

"Calling has this weight that somehow we think that your calling is fixed. That your calling is this line that you"ve finally found and now you're on that track and that's what you're gonna do forever and maybe that's the case. But I feel like calling has much more to to do with the moment that you're in." - Jon Foreman

"Viola? Keep calling for me- And I'll keep searching for you- And I'll find you- You bet yer life on it- I'll find you- Keep calling for me, Viola- Cuz here I come." - Patrick Ness

"Viola? Keep calling for me- And I'll keep searching for you- And I'll find you- You bet yer life on it- I'll find you- Keep calling for me, Viola- Cuz here I come." - Patrick Ness

"Viola? Keep calling for me- And I"ll keep searching for you- And I"ll find you- You bet yer life on it- I"ll find you- Keep calling for me, Viola- Cuz here I come." - Patrick Ness

"Viola? Keep calling for me- And I"ll keep searching for you- And I"ll find you- You bet yer life on it- I"ll find you- Keep calling for me, Viola- Cuz here I come." - Patrick Ness

"Viola? Keep calling for me- And I'll keep searching for you- And I'll find you- You bet yer life on it- I'll find you- Keep calling for me, Viola- Cuz here I come." - Patrick Ness

"Viola? Keep calling for me- And I'll keep searching for you- And I'll find you- You bet yer life on it- I'll find you- Keep calling for me, Viola- Cuz here I come." - Patrick Ness

"The eternal spring is hidden in this living bread for our life's sake, although it is night. It is here calling out to creatures; and they satisfy their thirst, although in darkness, because it is night. This living spring that I long for, I see in this bread of life, although it is night." - John of the Cross

"In ourselves, rather than in material nature, lie the true source and life of the beautiful. The human soul is the sun which diffuses light on every side, investing creation with its lovely hues, and calling forth the poetic element that lies hidden in every existing thing." - Giuseppe Mazzini

"Jesus' life and words are a challenge at the same time that they are Good News. They are a challenge to those of us who are poor and oppressed. By His life He is calling us to give ourselves to others, to sacrifice for those who suffer, to share our lives with our brothers and sisters who are also oppressed. He is calling us to "hunger and thirst after justice" in the same way that we hunger and thirst after food and water: that is, by putting our yearning into practice." - Cesar Chavez

"When you heed the calling of your heart, you are following your purpose. Having purpose in your life gives you the courage to do the things you are meant to do. When you are purpose driven, you have learned to listen to your intutition and never let no get in your way." - Rhonda Britten

"Having the courage to dream means following your calling today, in some way, despite the facts in your life that seem to be unmovable obstacles. And then, if your canvas is unfinished at the moment you die, at least you'll die an artist rather than a dabbler who talks about how she or he would truly like to live." - Alberto Villoldo

"I feel a little as if the Buddhism is creeping back, but I mention all this simply in order to illustrate that there is, in my life, a fundamental sense of conflict between something that I am calling 'Buddhism' and my creative impulse." - Quentin S. Crisp

"The root cause of abortion is the failure to be satisfied in God as our supreme love. And, for all the great legal work that needs to be done to protect human life, the greatest work that needs to be done is to spread a passion - a satisfaction for the supremacy of God in all things. That's our calling." - John Piper

"This is the substance of the Way of the Samurai: if by setting one's heart right every morning and evening, one is able to live as though his body were already dead, he gains freedom in the Way. his whole life will be without blame, and he will succeed in his calling." - Yamamoto Tsunetomo

"There really has been only one thing in my life that has made me feel complete, and that is the game of football. The ability to throw a football was my God-given talent. That was my blessing and my passion; that was my calling in live, and everything that I've accomplished has derived from that." - Terry Bradshaw

"Over the years, people have often said to us that they were going through some horrible thing in their life - maybe the worst thing that had ever happened, or that they could think would ever happen - and that, somehow, in that state, we made them laugh. And I was like, 'That's a wonderful calling.'" - Robin Quivers

"Your life is too valuable, your calling too great, & your God too awesome to waste your life on what doesn't matter." - Craig Groeschel

"When you share the gospel, you're not calling people to a better way of life, you're proclaiming to them eternal life." - Kevin Deyoung

"learned decades ago that if I ignore my inspired calling, my life is bumpy. When I decide to follow my inspiration, life is smooth. I prefer the latter." - Joe Vitale

"We feel unhappy and confused with our life when we don't do the focus or calling that God has on our life." - John C Maxwell

"Lipgloss is my calling!" - Vanessa Hudgens

"Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance. . . . There will always be the false snobbery which tries to place one vocation above another. You will become a member of the aristocracy in the American sense only if your accomplishments and integrity earn this appellation." - James Bryant Conant

"Sasha snorted. "I have never in my extremely long life seen anyone take so long to answer a question. It's like you went into your brain and got lost. you need a bread crumb, buddy?" He made a noise like he was calling his pet. "Here Lassie, here. Come back girl." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"We despise and abhor the bully, the brawler, the oppressor, whether in private or public life, but we despise no less the coward and the voluptuary. No man is worth calling a man who will not fight rather than submit to infamy or see those that are dear to him suffer wrong." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Of all the animal creations of God, main is the only animal who has been created in order that he may know his Maker. Man's aim is life is not therefore to add from day to day to his material prospects and to his material possessions, but his predominant calling is, from day to day to come nearer to his own Maker." - Mahatma Gandhi

"As long as I can remember, the compelling force behind my calling is a desire to know Jesus more and to make Him known. I believe I was created for a relationship with Jesus, so growing in my relationship with Him and worshiping Him with all my heart and life is preeminent." - Louie Giglio

"Yet rather than calling the earliest religions, which embraced such an open acceptance of all human sexuality, 'fertility cults,' we might consider the religions of today as strange in that they seem to associate shame and even sin with the very process of conceiving new human life. Perhaps centuries from now scholars and historians will be classifying them as 'sterility cults." - Merlin Stone

"When I went into gospel, I didn't think it was respectful to still do R&B and gospel at the same time. It is not because of anything written or the church going off on me. It was more of Regina putting stipulations on herself and stating where she couldn't go because she got this calling in her life." - Regina Belle

"That is certainly the point: when the human species was born, on the African savanna, life was pretty good; we could live in harmony with the rest of nature, and that's what I've been calling Eden. The only technologies that humans devised for some 2 million years were fire and the hand ax. That's all. Eden didn't need anything more" - Kirkpatrick Sale

"The imaginative young vagabond quickly loses the social instincts that help to make life bearable for other men. Always he hears voices calling in the night from far-away places where blue waters lap strange shores. He hears birds singing and crickets chirping a luring roundelay. He sees the moon, yellow ghost of a dead planet, haunting the earth." - Jim Tully

"When I was about 16 years old, God was beckoning me and calling me. He was relentless with me and I finally just gave up. I got to a point in my life where I realized that everything I was trying to grasp for was leaving me empty. It was totally unsatisfying." - Dominic Balli

"When I can no more stir my soul to move, and life is but the ashes of a fire; when I can but remember that my heart once used to live and love, long and aspire- O, be thou then the first, the one thou art; be thou the calling, before all answering love, and in me wake hope, fear, boundless desire." - George Macdonald

"You were ambitious - for your life, what it was like when you woke up in the morning, and not for some attainment. Like most people who did not answer a particular calling from an early age, you placed work beside yourself; any occupation would fill up your day but not your heart. I liked that about you. I liked it enormously." - Lionel Shriver

"The first time I walked on a stage I knew that was what I was created to do. I knew that there was a calling and a sense of purpose in my life that gave me fulfillment and a sense of destiny." - T D Jakes

"There's no greatest moment in the arts. It's a life, it's a continuity thing. You can't have a great moment because it's spiritual. It's a belief, it's a calling. If you're an artist, doing your own thing on your own, it's while you're doing it that counts. It's a process. If you get too elated, you can get too depressed." - Leroy Neiman

"I was lucky enough to know exactly what I wanted to do when I was growing up. I think one of the hardest things to figure out in life is what your calling is, and what truly makes you happy - not what you want to work at, but what you want to do." - Scott Foley

"I wasn't a smart kid and I still don't think I'm too smart when it comes to book smart, but I was very good with what I knew and with my craft and I think that was my calling in life. But even today I never went to college." - Criss Angel

"There's no greatest moment in the arts. It's a life; it's a continuity thing. You can't have a great moment because it's spiritual. It's a belief; it's a calling. If you're an artist, doing your own thing on your own, it's while you're doing it that counts. It's a process. If you get too elated, you can get too depressed." - Leroy Neiman

"When God interrupts your life, He is calling you to follow Him in a new way. By breaking into your settled pattern, He is moving you to a new place where you can make fresh discoveries of His grace. Embracing God's call is never easy, but this is where the pursuit of a God-centered life begins, and where the shame of a self-centered life is exposed." - Colin S. Smith

"When God interrupts your life, He is calling you to follow Him in a new way. By breaking into your settled pattern, He is moving you to a new place where you can make fresh discoveries of His grace. Embracing God's call is never easy, but this is where the pursuit of a God-centered life begins, and where the shame of a self-centered life is exposed." - Colin S. Smith



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