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What am I looking for?

It has been almost 5 months since I finished school. And, it has been 3 months since I graduated with a diploma in Chemical Engineering. Honestly, I did had a hard time for the past 3 years in school. 503 more words


"Embracing Uncertainty"

My essay “Embracing Uncertainty: Project-Based Learning and Vocation” is up at The Infinity School website. You can read it here:


The Infinity School

Writing About Writing

I don't know what it is, but the process of just writing these words – of just starting – is potent. It doesn't matter how much time has passed; the act of writing is always new. 111 more words


Who Are You?

The next time someone asks you “What do you do?” try not to tell them about your job. It’s hard. Making and spending money is so central to our way of thinking that we have completely confused value with vocation. 199 more words


Who do you work for?

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not human masters”- Colossians 3:25, NIV

People have various valid motivations for working, including financial independence, career advancement, and self- actualization, etc. 543 more words


Sidney S. Boatwright, "dean of local barbers."

Wilson Daily Times, 19 January 1950.

Wilson Daily Times, 18 March 1977.

In the 1910 census of Legett, Marion County, South Carolina: laborer Joe Williams, 19; wife Dina, 39; and step-children Lillie, 17, Lida, 14, Sherwood, 9, and Mizoula Boatright, 7. 221 more words

City Of Wilson

Job-Hunting Versus Vocation

Job-Hunting Versus Vocation
By Carol Robinson, Integrity magazine

Nothing could be more unnatural by way of discovering one’s life work than the current, debasing system of “job-hunting.” … Back of today’s perusal of the want-ad columns, back of today’s dreary trek from employment agency to employment agency, back even of the scheming and conniving through one’s father’s friends for “pull,” is the terrifying assumption that one is extraneous to the world’s affairs, that there is no place waiting but that an opening has to be hacked in a desperate competitive effort at survival. 3,546 more words