I used to love taking personality tests. I was convinced that each new inventory, rather than the last one, would reveal my future. I would finally see how my unique set of gifts and talents fit me for a particular task. I would finally know the mission for which God had been preparing me since I was born. Each academic year I acquired a new set of skills, and I believed they were taking me another step closer to accomplishing the life work God had already determined for me. My destiny. [I’m writing over at Venn Magazine today. Will you read the rest there?]
If you’re visiting from Venn Magazine, you might enjoy Dream Big, Dream Long, or what I learned when I went to Guatemala last fall. I promise I’ll post more about last week’s trip to Guatemala on Friday.