The thing is I really WANT to get married and have kids, but I'm scared that if I pray about it God will lead me towards religious life. Religious life is a wonderful vocation, but I am hoping for marriage because that vocation is also beautiful. I would get God and a husband and a family. I know God puts desires in our hearts and if God was calling me to the religious life and I prayed about it I'd be happy to let Him lead the way. I'd love religious life, and realize I'd be happier there than I would be in marriage. However, I'm hoping that if I do pray for my vocation that it is marriage. I pray for my future husband, but I've never prayed for God's will on my calling. Does this make sense? Is this normal?
Is the above a typo? If you think you would be happier in religious life than in marriage, why wouldn't you choose religious life?
I think we should never be afraid of asking for God's will in our life. God's will is always the best. I think God wants a person to enter into religious life out of Love, not because they are forced into it. The same goes with marriage.