What Are You Looking For?

What are you looking for? I’m not referring to your car keys, or the location for your next date night, but what are your deepest desires for your walk with Christ?

This thought-provoking video poses questions and gives insight to the things that get in our way of really knowing what we’re looking for. Check it out and leave your comments below or discuss it at your next home group meeting.

About Jean Vanier:
Jean Vanier is a Catholic philosopher, theologian and humanitarian. He is the founder of L’Arche, a community for people with disabilities to live with those who care for them. The organization’s primary philosophy is people with disabilities are teachers, not a burden to those around them. There are 147 L’Arche communities worldwide.

2 thoughts on “What Are You Looking For?

  1. Worth a thought! Jesus said we must Deny ourselves, take up the cross and follow Him! I am not trying to be simplistic but doesn’t that directive trump our desires!

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  2. Great comment, Dale. You are right, of course. The premise of the video, though, is about how to determine “vocation” when one is unsure of God’s invitation. If one knows God’s invitation and says “but I want this” (clearly going in a different direction) then one obviously goes off course. Make sense? In my experience, I believe Vanier to be correct–that discerning one’s vocation (or calling) often begins with getting in touch with our desires–for in so doing God reveals to us how he has uniquely made each one of us to live out his calling in the world.

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