Monthly Archives: October 2014

VOCATION — FOUR MAJOR ISSUES, PART VIII. . .

This morning, gentle reader, we will continue to explore Greenleaf’s fourth major issue: Facing the requirements for growth; accepting some process for drawing forth one’s uniqueness. Greenleaf writes: …what I believe to be some valid tests, some indicators that there … Continue reading

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VOCATION – FOUR MAJOR ISSUES, PART VII. . .

This morning, gentle reader, we will continue to explore Greenleaf’s fourth major issue: Facing the requirements for growth; accepting some process for drawing forth one’s uniqueness. Greenleaf writes: ‘Entheos’ does not come in response to external incentives. In fact, it … Continue reading

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VOCATION – FOUR MAJOR ISSUES, PART VI. . .

This morning, gentle reader, we will briefly explore Greenleaf’s fourth major issue: Facing the requirements for growth; accepting some process for drawing forth one’s uniqueness. Greenleaf writes: I would like to see a word that has fallen into disuse restored … Continue reading

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VOCATION – FOUR MAJOR ISSUES, PART V. . .

Today we will briefly explore Greenleaf’s third major issue: the struggle for significance – the complications of status, property, achievement. Greenleaf writes: . . .significance is blocked by compulsive drives for goals that do not provide fulfillment. . . When … Continue reading

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VOCATION – FOUR MAJOR ISSUES, PART IV. . .

Today we will briefly explore Greenleaf’s second major issue: The tension between the requirement to conform and the essential person. Greenleaf writes: ‘Conformity’ has become a nasty word. . . The attacks on conformity confuse the issue because in any … Continue reading

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VOCATION – FOUR MAJOR ISSUES, PART III. . .

Today, gentle reader, we will conclude our exploration of Greenleaf’s first of his ‘Four Major Issues.’ The Consequences of Stress and Responsibility. Greenleaf writes: One of the important testing grounds in decision making is the meeting of personal conflicts, when … Continue reading

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VOCATION – FOUR MAJOR ISSUES, PART II. . .

This morning, gentle reader, we will continue to explore the first of the ‘Four Major Issues’ that Greenleaf identified and wrote about. The consequences of Stress and Responsibility – Greenleaf writes: The test is in the heat of action. If … Continue reading

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