I think this quiz from Soul Prints by Marc Gafni is pretty illustrative of where my heads is at these days as far as what direction I'm headed. I think it'll echo for many. I like how Gafni says, "Vocation comes from the latin word vocare, meaning "voice." My vocation is my calling - the place where I found my voice."
Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest.
Name the last five people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
Name the last half dozen Academy Award winner for best actor and actress.
Name the last decade's worth of World Series winners.
How did you do?
I know I did horrendously. The point is this: We forget yesterday's headliners. These people are the best in their fields. But the applause dies. Trophies tarnish. Achievements are forgotten. Accolades and awards are buried with their owners.
Here's another quiz. See how you do on this one.
List a few teachers who aided your journey through school.
Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time.
Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile.
Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special.
Name half a dozen heroes whose stories have inspired you.