In many ways, but, as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta responded when asked how someone knows if she is called: “She knows, she knows.”
This is the language of the heart, and often it is difficult to put words to the language of the heart. The Good News is, no one discerns a vocation in the Church alone — with the help of a vocation director, you will be able to discern whether the Lord is calling you to one community or another, or to marriage or the single life.
All disciples of Christ are called to love without limits, to give the gift of our very selves to others. Those called to religious life are called to live this “more” in a radical way, a way that would be impossible without the grace given by Him to carry it out.