Unsure of where I am going


#1

So for a while now I have been wondering what God has been calling me to do. I have always, always felt that I was going to be a wife and a mom. It wasn’t until maybe a year ago that I realized I should consider other vocations, becoming a nun. I became more and more confused about what my calling was. I have prayed to frequently about my vocation and I just seem to keep getting more lost. One time I prayed and I was so frustrated about not knowing what God was saying, and I asked Him if there was a man somewhere in the world that He created so that we would be married and help each other to grow closer to Him and raise our children to follow Him. I instantly felt this overwhelming peace and so I knew the answer was yes. But occasionally I still see signs that God might be calling me to be a nun, so now I am even more confused which I didn’t think was possible. I just need to find the right and definite answer. I know no one but God can tell me the answer, but I figured this site could give me some help. :slight_smile:


#2

Chose a convent, go for a time, see how GOD touches you while in you are there.


#3

Get a spiritual director; they can help you discern if you are called to religious life, or not.


#4

Praying to the Holy Spirit to give you guidance & direction in your time of need.


#5

Also praying for you!

My Jesus, I trust in you.


#6

Active or contemplative? Vocation directors will go off of what you’re feeling attracted to.

Start looking locally first.

In which diocese do you reside? Their website would show which religious communities are represented within the diocesan boundaries. Each diocese is part of a larger archdiocese, and their website would have links, as well.

Diocesan vocation directors will usually put you in front of the Blessed Sacrament. Remake the acquaintance of the Holy Ghost.

Do you pray the Liturgy of the Hours? Mass? Rosary? Angelus? Divine Mercy? Make a morning and hour of sleep offering? Utter a prayer before starting a new task? Little things mean a lot.

And always be charitable to everyone.

Blessings,
Cloisters


#7

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