What I'm Passionate About

My friend Rhett Smith is doing a weekly segment on his blog called “What Are You Passionate About?” What he’s doing every Friday is asking different people he knows to talk about their passions and share them with his readers. Here’s what he writes:

One of the questions I’m constantly curious of is, “What are you passionate about?” It doesn’t matter if it’s in a therapeutic setting, church setting, or in a casual conversation with a friend, or someone I hardly know.

Locating your passion in life is of utmost value, especially when it correlates with what you do in life, whether that be your vocation, hobbies, service work, etc.

So I’m starting a new series where I plan on asking a different person online “What are you passionate about?” It’s my hope that it’s a great opportunity to get to know others better and see what drives them, and what things we can learn from them.

This week he asked me to answer these questions:

  • What are you really passionate about?
  • How does what you are doing vocationally or volunteer wise serve that passion?
  • How can those around you (friends, online community, etc.) best support you?
  • How can those around you (friends, online community, etc.) best support you?

You can read my answers over on his blog “Wess Daniels: What Are You Passionate About?

While you’re at it check out the other two people that have done the segment so far:

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...is the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. Wess has a Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, served as a "released minister" at Camas Friends Church, and is the father of three. He enjoys sketchnoting, sharing conversation over coffee with friends, listening to vinyl and writing creative nonfiction.