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What will you sacrifice in order to live your extraordinary passion?

The desire to live out one's passion always seems to come at a price. The stuff you'll have to give up is not just one but many things. Take a MD to-be for example, other than the sleepless nights and bulk of money he's throwing in just to complete the long and tedious road of education, he would have to endure the pressure coming from the society on various decisions he has to make in life.

Here is a young undergraduate at internship pondering about her passion. I am aspired to become a physician. Yesterday I stumbled upon an article,
10 things you need to give up to become a doctor
Maybe it's easier said than done but I feel like I'm ready to give them all up except for #6. This dream this passion has been the greatest source of motivation for a slacker like me to work hard in college.

What's your passion?
Is there a limit to how much you would sacrifice for it?


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  • Aug 12 2013: Wow, sounds a little like my calling. I recently left a six-figure job in the Pharmaceutical industry to return to school and become a Minister.

    I have trouble with #6 too especially since I already have family, a husband and children who rely on me. My calling (passion) I'd from God which makes it a little easier. I'm not sure if you believe in God, but if you do and you earnestly go in Prayer, you will put to rest your worries because you will be moving forward in your own calling.

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