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Arend Doppenberg FYE100-2 12/10/13 Vocation and Values At this point in my schooling I feel drawn to the field of engineering. Ever since growing up there’s always been something about building things which I find joy in. I’m not sure exactly what I want to do with it yet as far as after college plans, but I definitely want to do something that makes a difference and with engineering I know I’ll have many options. On the other hand, if one day during the year the good Lord reveals to me a different path for the future I surely will be open to that. Now along with being an engineer, being able to integrate my values and the Lord somehow into what I do is something I’m unsure of. I’ve heard of engineers who go to third world countries and help out by building churches, that’s one of the most direct ways I can think
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Unformatted text preview: of to express the Lord through my work. Do I feel compelled to do this? Not at the moment, but it would be something I’d consider. I could also end up at a job where I feel my work doesn’t seem to make a huge impact. This doesn’t me I can’t be a light to those around me because I’ve learned from the different values here I can by serving others and being an example of the Lord in how I act. Maybe someone in my workplace will notice I’m not like the world and be curious as to why which could be the right time to tell them about the Lord. I just know that as much as it would be awesome to make an impact I can see right away, this doesn’t always happen the first time. I do know that where ever I end up I’ll be able to use myself and my work to glorify God....
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  • Fall '13
  • Wood
  • Lord, Arend Doppenberg

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