Many are Called

Marilyn Kurata is our speaker for this service.  She says, “The recent Service of Affirmation for our own Ruth Vann Lillian was very moving and uplifting. But it also prompted me to think about what constitutes a calling and what challenges impede a person achieving fulfillment. Who has a calling? What is the difference between calling, vocation, and talent? I believe that many people have a calling, but being able to follow and fulfill one’s calling depends upon a multitude of factors, only some of which are within an individual’s control. Let’s enlarge our perspective on those whom a famous Victorian writer once described as a latter-day ‘Saint Theresa, foundress of nothing.'”