.Continued>It is what we were meant to do. When he felt he had hit a wall in his working life, it was prayer, Scripture, reflection and the counsel of fellow believers that led him in a new direction. Everyone should make it their goal to have their avocationn become their vocation. Each of us is called to be someone and to do things it is part of human existence and discovering these things is a lifelong process of growth and change. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for vocation early 15c., “spiritual calling,” from Latin vocation em nominative vocatio, literally “a calling,” from vocatus “called,” past participle of vocare “to call” see voice n.. Dennis Mishler 82 illustrated this image with the story of his life choices. It is their duty also to discover the germ of a vocation, and develop it by forming the character and encouraging the generosity of the will. May their love of God, the Church, and vocations be an example for us all. And in doing so, they strive to follow Christ in their daily lives. Words from the Latin Mox or vocāre have something to do with the voice or with calling.