VocationVisions of Vocation

Relational Healing

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A physician mentor once told me, “Healing is not simply transactional; it is highly relational.” In December of 2009, my father revealed the unexpected news that my mom had cancer, Acute Myeloid Leukemia. I was terrified. My mother, the All-American track athlete and record-breaking superstar was entering the toughest race of her life. For the...

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VocationOn Daily Work

Screaming Louder than God

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Work often seems to scream louder than God when I walk into my office on Massachusetts Avenue – especially in light of Genesis 3:17b-19: Cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life; thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you; and you...

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VocationOn Daily Work

Living the Blame Game

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I live in the midst of the blame game – I work for a general contractor.  In the construction industry, you exist in this middleman role between the owner and architect who hire you to build a building and the subcontractors who actually build it. The general contractor (us) is like the drill sergeant or...

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