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    What do you believe is the purpose of life? Specially, the purpose of your life?

    Probably an overused one, but I really think mine is to help people, both in my career and personal life. I really want to raise a family, either biologically or adopt/foster and help to raise an educated, kind, and accepting next generation. I want to keep learning and better myself as much as possible, but also make sure I am happy and experience life
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    (Original post by BurstingBubbles)
    What do you believe is the purpose of life? Specially, the purpose of your life?

    Probably an overused one, but I really think mine is to help people, both in my career and personal life. I really want to raise a family, either biologically or adopt/foster and help to raise an educated, kind, and accepting next generation. I want to keep learning and better myself as much as possible, but also make sure I am happy and experience life
    I d pretty much say the same thing , I get a sense of purpose from helping people
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    I d pretty much say the same thing , I get a sense of purpose from helping people
    Me too! I think it's really important to get the balance between helping others and looking after yourself too. Do you find you get that balance? I think I'm getting better at it but need to remember to still
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    You definitely seem to be fulfilling that purpose, do you feel like you are?
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    You definitely seem to be fulfilling that purpose, do you feel like you are?
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    (Original post by AprilFeather)
    Do whatever the hell you want. Except murder people
    So only a little bit of punching? :mmm:

    But seriously, agreed, as long as you're not hurting others and are happy
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    (Original post by BurstingBubbles)
    Me too! I think it's really important to get the balance between helping others and looking after yourself too. Do you find you get that balance? I think I'm getting better at it but need to remember to still
    I used to struggle with it but I can say no if I need to look after myself.
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    To use a quote from The Sound of Music: in my case, I feel my purpose in life/here on earth is "to find out what is the will of God and to do it wholeheartedly" :jebus:

    Unfortunately much of the time, I have no idea what God wants of me :erm: So I just try to take every opportunity to be kind and good to others, and to help people feel better about themselves. I do believe that God asked me to look after someone many years ago, and I did everything possible to do so. I think I did a good job of looking after that person in that time/place/space

    One of the most popular Roman Catholic saints, St Therese of Lisieux, said of herself that she was not destined to do big things for God, but rather to scatter flowers before Him and do little acts of kindness. I quite like that image, and feel it is true for me too
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    (Original post by BurstingBubbles)
    What do you believe is the purpose of life? Specially, the purpose of your life?

    Probably an overused one, but I really think mine is to help people, both in my career and personal life. I really want to raise a family, either biologically or adopt/foster and help to raise an educated, kind, and accepting next generation. I want to keep learning and better myself as much as possible, but also make sure I am happy and experience life

    Probably an overused one, but I really think mine is to help people, both in my career and personal life. I really want to raise
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    (Original post by BurstingBubbles)
    What do you believe is the purpose of life? Specially, the purpose of your life?

    Probably an overused one, but I really think mine is to help people, both in my career and personal life. I really want to raise a family, either biologically or adopt/foster and help to raise an educated, kind, and accepting next generation. I want to keep learning and better myself as much as possible, but also make sure I am happy and experience life
    Those that are spiritual (not a religion) or aware of consciousness know that life is simply to live and experience. We are spirit having a physical experience, everything that comes after is our choice.
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    (Original post by BurstingBubbles)
    What do you believe is the purpose of life? Specially, the purpose of your life?

    Probably an overused one, but I really think mine is to help people, both in my career and personal life. I really want to raise a family, either biologically or adopt/foster and help to raise an educated, kind, and accepting next generation. I want to keep learning and better myself as much as possible, but also make sure I am happy and experience life
    Just two things and everything else comes from these.

    1. Love God
    2. Love one another.

    Once you love God and realise He loves you your purpose in life is much clearer. It's like a release to get on with life without worrying.

    To love one another is then to show God's love to other through your words and your actions. Actions range depending on what your calling is. Basic stuff like being kind and helpful, helping those in need locally to fully committing to do charity work abroad like working on feeding programmes in deprived areas etc.

    How does God work? through you and me.
 
 
 
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