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    “ Vocation is where your deep gladness meets the world's deep need”-Frederick Buechner
    What does that quote mean? I don't really understand, can anyone explain it?

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    Default Re: a good quote

    Quote Originally Posted by san2612 View Post
    “ Vocation is where your deep gladness meets the world's deep need”-Frederick Buechner
    What does that quote mean? I don't really understand, can anyone explain it?
    If something causes you deep gladness (such as watching TV), but the world doesn't need it, that's not a vocation.
    If the world has a deep need (such as reducing pollution), but you can't provide it, that's not a vocation either.
    However, if something causes you deep gladness and your doing it meets the world's deep need for it, then you have a vocation.

    (By the way, how do you know it's a good quote if you don't understand it?)

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    thank you very much. I don't understand it but I see its title is a good quote.

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