Examples of calling in a Sentence
He had always felt a calling to help others.
He experienced a calling to enter the priesthood.
Recent Examples of calling from the Web
So in response to the Koch Brothers’ attempt to sway their flocks, Wilson and others affiliated with black churches in Virginia have channeled their outrage into a new calling: climate advocacy.
Wednesday, April 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. To be courageous and spiritually awake is our greatest calling as men and as human beings.
Turns out, the rumors was true: Trump had agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, after months of nuclear brinksmanship and name-calling.
Rapping wasn't a calling but a way to make legal money and stay out of jail.
Cutting taxes for the wealthy is not some minor pecuniary errand to Ryan but a defense of liberty and a moral calling of the highest order.
At most places, play calling duties fall solely on an offensive coordinator or are shared by one coordinator and the head coach.
The son then went to medical school and eventually found his calling in researching the extremely refined, nearly invisible workings of the brain.
That attention to detail matters because quality is a Model F calling card.
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Synonym Discussion of calling
- her work as a hospital volunteer
- your employment with this firm is hereby terminated
- his occupation as a trained auto mechanic
- the ministry seemed my true calling
- her family considered medicine the only proper pursuit
- acting was my one and only métier
- the business of managing a hotel
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