Mary Sharon Moore, founder of Awakening Vocations, is a Catholic writer, speaker, and spiritual director to Catholic moms and many others, nationwide, who seek to integrate the sometimes wild ride of life with the mystery of God’s calling. Mary Sharon is author of the dynamic family resource Living in God’s Economy; Anointed for a Purpose: Confirmed for Life in the 21st Century; an in-depth resource on spiritual and vocational direction titled Moving in God's Direction; and a collection of essays on mature spiritual life titled Touching the Reign of God. Visit Mary Sharon’s website, www.awakeningvocations.com, for full bio, archived articles, and much more.
Speaking your No to more stuff dials down the noise, the distractions, the time drain that keeps you from paying real attention to the One who has rightful claim to your entire life.
Aren’t we all meant to be vessels of the divine? Are we not all equally baptized, anointed, and missioned forth into our particular world to reveal God—Real Presence—in such unobstructed ways?
Revealing the reign of God is the essence of vocation.
How would our lives be different if we lived as though heaven were opened and we didn’t decide how we would live?
Today baptized men and women are being called upon to come forward courageously and to stand in those gaps where anguish dwells, to speak the truth to powerful forces who can pay to not hear it.
Mary Sharon Moore believes that each of us has been anointed for a unique and special purpose. What’s yours?
I recently came across a phrase written by 20th century Catholic French novelist Léon Bloy: “The worst evil is not
Among the prophetic books of the Old Testament, Jeremiah’s account of his vocational crisis is almost too painful to read.
One of my earliest and most consoling childhood memories is of sitting next to my father in church on Sunday
In my one-to-one conversations with people who seek to discern God’s calling for their lives, I always feel a rush