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an inner urge to pursue an activity or perform a service

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As the count's title sounded on his ear he rose, and addressing his colleagues, who were members of one or the other Chamber, he said, -- "Gentlemen, pardon me for leaving you so abruptly; but a most ridiculous circumstance has occurred, which is this, -- Thomson & French, the Roman bankers, have sent to me a certain person calling himself the Count of Monte Cristo, and have given him an unlimited credit with me.
"You will, I trust, excuse me, monsieur, for not calling you by your title when I first addressed you," he said, "but you are aware that we are living under a popular form of government, and that I am myself a representative of the liberties of the people."
I have acquired the bad habit of calling persons by their titles from living in a country where barons are still barons by right of birth.
"And for that reason I did myself the honor of calling upon you, in order to beg for an explanation."
Richard's interests are broadly in the areas of positive and vocational psychology, and he specifically focuses on the study of strengths use and career callings.
Although they may not be able to pinpoint God actually speaking to them directly, a variety of things make these callings significant in each of their lives.
Jobs, careers, and callings: People's relations to their work.
The call of the wild: Zookeepers, callings, and the double-edged sword of deeply meaningful work.
Adding to the complexity, a specific calling is not necessarily or even usually singular; multiple callings may exist, both over time and simultaneously within diverse life roles (e.g., worker, church member, parent, spouse; Schuurman, 2004).
True callings draw us closer God, to the fulfillment of our human potential, to our brothers and sisters: War separates us from God, signifies a weakness in the human condition, and divides us from one another.
In the case of Herbert, the effort to connect the general and the particular callings underwent a transformation between the early poems in the Williams manuscript and his later work.
All but two physicians stated that their callings were influenced by important people in their lives.
Participants described their callings as being delivered in two ways, external or internal.
Presence of Calling scores for the Other Careers group were normally distributed, but for Search for Calling, the Time 1 and Time 3 of variables were characterized by some minor negative skew.
Conversations about calling; advancing management perspectives.