What do you think your purpose in life is?

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  1. Moon Willow Lake profile image68
    Moon Willow Lakeposted 12 years ago

    What do you think your purpose in life is?

  2. profile image0
    Vari786posted 12 years ago

    This is a really interesting question and it can be taken so many ways (ie: career; philosophically; personal improvement; etc.)

    Well, for my career I hope even one tiny little thing that I write can change someone's life even if I'm not considered a successful writer.

    Philosophically; I hope to one day completely understand myself and why I do the things I do. A clarity I think I will only achieve on my deathbed.

    As for personal improvement; I hope to always treat myself well-something I don't do now, thought not for lack of trying-and with respect by upholding my own personal code of honor to myself.

    I really enjoyed answering this question. It took a lot of introspection while we normally-as writers-look out into the world for inspiration.

  3. Mark Upshaw profile image61
    Mark Upshawposted 12 years ago

    As King Solomon said:  Eat Drink and Be Merry.  Nothing else.  But, I prefer to eat with family and knowing that I help others feed themselves, to drink with family and to help others have clean drinking water, and to be merry with family and in some way facilitate the happiness of others.  The others being an extension of my family - the human and not so human race;)

  4. Ashantina profile image61
    Ashantinaposted 12 years ago

    Maybe to heal through poetry.. and to spend as much money as possible in vintage boutiques..

  5. Neverletitgo profile image63
    Neverletitgoposted 12 years ago

    To be God loving and follow his orders because the life is test from God.

  6. RDSPhD profile image60
    RDSPhDposted 12 years ago

    Earning the nobel prize in both Physics and Chemistry big_smile

  7. profile image0
    Butch Newsposted 12 years ago

    I would have liked the Nobel Prize in Theoretical Physics but will have to settle for some lesser honour I guess.

    Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;
    I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.
    The evil that men do lives after them;
    The good is oft interred with their bones;
    So let it be with Caesar.

  8. lostdogrwd profile image60
    lostdogrwdposted 12 years ago

    to live it and for God to use me as for his will.

  9. Jarn profile image59
    Jarnposted 12 years ago

    To entertain people with my writing. That or serve as an example to others of what not to become. We'll see which eventually.

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    lar and asrposted 12 years ago

    For us it is to leave be happy and go through our lives face problems and progress until the end but the only logical purpose for us being here is there is no purpose we are a mistake or something if there were a being mighty enough to create of for something why wouldnt he just create that thing

  11. guy1973 profile image57
    guy1973posted 12 years ago

    to me the purpose of my life is to find who i am, to walk with God and live the life to its fullest enjoying all the great things he has made. bring my unique contribution to  the world, and live at peace with all men.

  12. JDeAngelis profile image60
    JDeAngelisposted 12 years ago

    To know the questions and find the answers.

  13. lone77star profile image76
    lone77starposted 12 years ago

    The purpose of this precious human life is to awaken the sleeping immortal, within. This is the child of God. By awakening, we once again walk with God, and live with humble confidence.

    Once we've achieved this? These Homo sapiens bodies are no longer of any use to us, like what it said in Genesis 6:3. I suppose then, we'll merely do some creating, like our Father in heaven.

  14. Thesource profile image68
    Thesourceposted 12 years ago

    I believe the only purpose of life is self-definition.

    Life give you opportunities to make choices that will define you.
    Everybody whether your are rich, poor, handicap, workers, politicians, and others have to make choices.

    Life is full is decisions. They include whether to kill, to flee, to fight, to surrender, to deceive, to give up, to persevere and so on.

    Your life will tell who you really are.

  15. Lady Wordsmith profile image79
    Lady Wordsmithposted 12 years ago

    The pursuit of happiness.  Pure and simple, unselfish happiness, to share and to spread around.

  16. lynevejcnt profile image61
    lynevejcntposted 12 years ago

    I think my purpose in life is to better serve others, if its strangers or my own family.

  17. netslums profile image76
    netslumsposted 12 years ago

    This is actually something that's been on my mind for awhile now. I often find myself in depressing moods pondering my existence and wondering what my purpose in life is. My best guess, or at least the one i hope becomes true, is that I'M here to become a writer and change people's perspective of the world or themselves.

  18. joe mitchell profile image59
    joe mitchellposted 12 years ago

    well to be true, i just turned 14 and my big goal in life is making the most of it. you should not just be laying around on the floor saying you did nothing today, cause tomorrow could be another story. you only have a one life so make it a good one.

  19. stclairjack profile image80
    stclairjackposted 12 years ago

    most of us will get to the end and not even be able to answer, "what WAS your perpose in life?",... we can wander in the dark for the answer we might say about ourselves.. but the truth lies in what others might say about us in answer to this question....

    wow that was deep, even for a shallow mind such as mine,.. i think i'll have  drink and drown a brain cell before that happens again.

  20. Keith Worth profile image60
    Keith Worthposted 12 years ago

    The purpose of life is simply to live it. We all have a set time that we can't see, so we should make the most of what we have while we have it.

    When tomorrow is a maybe, to me the purpose to life is doing what makes you happy while you have the chance. Maybe that's love, maybe that's money; so long as it doesn't come at the expense of others I don't think there is really a wrong answer.

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    atlantaentposted 12 years ago

    The purpose of life is to find your purpose of life.

  22. Dennis Pace profile image59
    Dennis Paceposted 12 years ago

    To make heaven on earth

    to love as Christ loved

  23. SaraMarieJames profile image61
    SaraMarieJamesposted 12 years ago

    Having fun, being healthy, and taking care of my children.  I think that's pretty much it!

  24. Godlike profile image60
    Godlikeposted 12 years ago

    To share my information and experience that might help people build a better future. Thelp where help is needed and to fight for equal rights.

  25. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image84
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 12 years ago

    If one were to peruse how I spend most of my waking hours, they would conclude that my purpose in life is to talk to women on facebook, drink beer, and produce hubs.

  26. profile image50
    Klexingtonposted 12 years ago

    Selfish happiness

    Go read Atlas Shrugged

  27. Joyus Crynoid profile image77
    Joyus Crynoidposted 12 years ago

    To dance and sing and play the blues,
    To think and write and follow my muse;
    To laugh and cry, carry on and make do,
    To find the Love that makes life new.

  28. rishi-bhrigu profile image61
    rishi-bhriguposted 12 years ago

    to build a meditation centre in my country.

  29. Reptarking17 profile image58
    Reptarking17posted 12 years ago

    To be happy with your life and changing other peoples lives so they are happy with their life.

  30. kiriFTW profile image60
    kiriFTWposted 12 years ago

    I like to think my existence is to create and inspire. You know, have an impact/significance on another life (or lives, I'm rather ambitious).

    And then, when the expectations I'm given feel so overbearing and I lose track of what I want, I ask myself this:

    Wouldn't it be HILARIOUS if God was an existentialist?

    Come on, you don't have to believe in a god, or the Christian god to think that's funny.

    And, it might just be me, but everything just stops spinning and the world seems funnier than it was and I can go on living with a smile on my face. I'm my own motivational speaker.

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    ecriderposted 12 years ago

    to find out what my personal talents are, and develop them into a business. To develop the talents of other people and create future businesses.

  32. jacques.gim profile image61
    jacques.gimposted 12 years ago

    I am a people person and i like to help when possible and give services.

  33. F.B. Spannigan profile image61
    F.B. Spanniganposted 12 years ago

    To have the most craziest, beautiful life as possible. Dancing till Dawn, reasearch, love.

  34. profile image58
    bettybootsposted 12 years ago

    The Purpose of Life is first to Love and Believe in God and follow His Commandments, Love the Lord with all Your Heart , All Your Soul, All Your Mind and All Your Strength and Love Your Neighbors the Same Way...this is the purpose of all human life..Yes Lord You will make it happen..amen..

  35. cobrien profile image63
    cobrienposted 12 years ago

    I think I was put hear by God with this sorry excuse of a life in order to use my experience to help others.

  36. CARIBQUEEN profile image66
    CARIBQUEENposted 12 years ago

    To be happy and make others happy and we will have a little heaven down here.  Maybe also to win a little lottery somewhere along the way.

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    deadfox12posted 12 years ago

    To become one with ones self and love all others. And to make bank of course

  38. PROUDPATRON profile image60
    PROUDPATRONposted 12 years ago

    The purpose in my life is the same purpose in everyone's life. It goes along with "What is the meaning of life". I realize that there more that will disagree than will agree with me but that is just the way things are. I believe the purpose of life is to serve Jesus Christ with all our hearts, mind and soul. To do His bidding as He instructs. Stand for and with Him and your right on tract.

  39. Druid Dude profile image59
    Druid Dudeposted 12 years ago

    To be the best possible me I can be without losing myself along the way.

  40. ukbusinesslink profile image59
    ukbusinesslinkposted 12 years ago

    to witness the discovery of other life forms other than the ones found on earth...

  41. kelli.e.z.baby profile image54
    kelli.e.z.babyposted 12 years ago

    everyone has different purposes in life and they live it different.

  42. OldSkoolFool profile image59
    OldSkoolFoolposted 12 years ago

    Scientifically speaking, the purpose of life is to procreate and ensure your offspring's survival so that another generation can live and do the same.

    Philosophically however, the question becomes much more complicated. I guess its questionable whether there IS a purpose in life.

    My purpose? To cultivate my personal relationships with friends & family!

  43. goody6 profile image57
    goody6posted 12 years ago

    my purpoes in life is to answer any question ask of me. PLEASE SEE MY HUB PAGE !

  44. Variety Writer profile image59
    Variety Writerposted 12 years ago

    i don't think I have found my true purpose. Always trying to create a better me. I am sure though that my purpose does involve helping other people.

  45. azimimpossible profile image59
    azimimpossibleposted 12 years ago

    Well i think one's purpose should be to make own life beautiful and live with peace.

  46. Chouji-Von-Lycan profile image60
    Chouji-Von-Lycanposted 12 years ago

    to be honest, i think it's to help the people around me

    sounds sad saying, bt it means soemthing to me

  47. have2write profile image61
    have2writeposted 12 years ago

    To help people who haven't had the opportunities and blessings that I have had.


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