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What is the purpose of my life?
Purpose of life
All of the self help books suggests that in order lead a successful, happy,
prosperous and fulfilling life you need to first find out your purpose
of life. Then follow that purpose. Set goals and never give up.
Constantly follow that purpose. But what is the purpose of your life?
Many ask this question and try to find out the purpose of their life.
Self help books suggest that doing the thing which you like, which give you happiness is the purpose of your life. Really! Is that the purpose of our life? Some times we focus on something and we run after it. Over the years, we loose interest in that thing. Then we find some other things which give us more happiness, which we like to do. That too, over the time, become very tedious and boring. Then what is that which give us lasting happiness?
A life without purpose
What is the purpose of our life. Purpose comes from our origin. To find out the true purpose we need to know our origin and creator. Who brought us to this world? and For what purpose he brought us? Many believe that we come to this earth by random chance. They believe that by the explosion happened in the milky way, many million years ago, or through random chance we came into existence. If it is like that, then there is no purpose for our life. If there is no purpose then there is no reason to live. Then our life is meaning less and there is no hope. It is a chance and we cease to exist after our death. These people look for their forefathers in the animal kingdom. Some believe that monkeys are the forefathers of human beings. If you believe that, then there is no purpose for your life.
Find out your purpose of life
On the other hand Word of God says that God created the earth and
everything in it. Then he created human being. Adam never looked for
a place to live. God knew that Adam need a place to live and created a
beautiful garden for man before He created Adam. Adam never asked for
a companion. God found it necessary that man need a companion. If God
created us, and the world around us, then He has a purpose for it. God
has a purpose for me and you. That is why we are here on this earth.
God created us. We need to find out the purpose of God. Then live the
life of that purpose. That is the true purpose of our life.
The greatest mistake of human being is that he tried to find out his own purpose, without recognizing the purpose of God. He found a purpose which is entirely different from the purpose of his creator. There starts conflicts between the purpose of God and men. Many times we tempt to adopt what seems or feels better to us as our purpose of life.
What is the true purpose of our life
The true purpose of our life is to know God and lead a life that
pleases God. God loved to have fellowship with Adam and Eve. That is
what God want from us. Our fellowship. Our worship. And our
Acknowledging Him and His work. Knowing that we are his handy work and
creation. We are his creation. Around us we can see and feel His
creation. We enjoy his Creation. When we know His purpose all our
other purpose of life go away. The scale we use to measure our success
will change. Then we understand that our running after for material
things, wealth or worldly things are not the true purpose of our life.
It will slowdown our life.
Our life is filled with many things. We have to do many thing every day. We are like a spinning wheel. Running around with high speed on its axis. When we realize our true purpose, we can stop our run. Take breath and live a life that is purposeful. Our purpose is not gaining more money. Not creating a legacy. Worshiping God and knowing God will give you peace and happiness. You will find new dimensions and meaning of life. Experience God! God will help you to go through the depths and heights of your life. That would be a wonderful journey.
What God want from us? What is His expectation? How He loved us? These are the some questions we need to think over. Answer to these questions will give us more clarity to lead a purposeful life. Knowing God and his likes and dislikes will help you to lead a better life. The best way to know God we need to read the word of God. Read it, as much as you can. It will give you new meaning to your life.