Working late at the office one night, I got the call. “Hun, you might need to come home. I am talking with our son and I’m not sure what to do,” says my wife. “Can you tell me over the phone?” My reply.
“No, not really, can you please come home?” I could hear the distress in her voice.
My mind is racing. I don’t even remember the ride home, but I am sure it was not one that would have been approved by local law enforcement. Bursting through the door I see my son sitting in our dining room, tears in my wife’s eyes.
“What’s going on I ask?”
“You might want to sit down,” replies my wife.
“I am fine would someone please just speak?!”
My son looks at me and drops the bomb, “Dad, I’m an Atheist.”
I want to change the world. Well, at least, my world. Our family is embarking on a new opportunity and adventure. For years, I have been involved with technology. However, up until now, I have been involved with technology primarily as a job.
Our family has now decided to allow God to move us in a new direction and apply my years of technology in the digital space into a vocation we like to call Oppermania (but we’ll come back to that).
One year ago, after reading Dan Miller’s 48 Days to the Work You Love, I had a vision. I was inspired by what Dan called a “vocation.” This concept of vocation as Dan puts it is your “calling”. Not just what you do for a living but the foundation of everything you do. If you haven’t read this book, I would highly recommend it. Without giving too much away, let me sum up.