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What is your Vocation..?

September 12, 2013

Vocation – definition : a particular occupation, business, or profession : calling

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Have you remained on the path you envisaged as a youth? Do you still walk the planned route you wanted for your life or did life take you down new and unexpected roads?

When we are embroiled in the mundane day to day stuff of life, we loose sight of the bigger picture so easily. All of a sudden a month, a year have passed and we look back asking where did the time go. As we grow older time’s passing seems to speed up – children are born, in school, graduated, moved out and have families of their own.

As many of you think on this, I’m sure you will remember the endless possibilities of youth. Don’t lose that – it’s never too late to take a leap. I envisaged a life as an interior designer but went into nursing! Never wanted to work in an office but ran my own company for over two decades.

My emigration to Canada was unthinkable to me a mere eight years ago but here I am. I have found a new passion in life, which would never have even occurred to me in England. We cannot take life or the people we love for granted – cherish your moments.

Take advantage of all and any opportunities given to you. They may be the ‘thing’ you have waited all your life to achieve or experience. Grab life by the horns and tussle with it.

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