Let’s ask ourselves whether we can “get up” on the backs of others’ lives without a sense of our own unique calling. Do others’ lives help to clarify or appreciate our own calling? Whose life are you presently drawing energy and inspiration from? Does it relate in any way to your own vocation?
Roddy O’Neil Cleary is a retired Emerita UU minister who is a religious hybrid, a catholic unitarian. She was a member of a religious community of sisters for almost 15 years, a campus minister at UVM for 15 years, and served at 1st UU in Burlington for 11 years. She is working at present in Hospice and prison ministry.