What's your purpose in life?

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    I was reading an interesting article about figuring out one's purpose in life. It had me thinking about whether I have a purpose. I may post it later just to see what people think, but I'd like to see how people respond first.
     
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    I'm not sure what my purpose is.

    I've been a muse to folks, but I don't think that's it.

    I'm a nurse, so I guess you'd think that healing folks would be my calling,

    but it goes much farther than just peeps bodies.

    Maybe my purpose is to just be here, when someone needs me for something.

    As a Christian, I firmly believe that I need to "shine His light, abroad,"

    and the truth is, He keeps me "up" and happy, ALL of the time, even through things I NEVER thought I'd even be able to live through.

    So, my answer is this: I don't know, but He does, and I love and trust Him.
     
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    My purpose in life is what I decide it is, when I decide it is. It is, of course, subject to change.
     
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    But, of COURSE! :rofl:
     
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    Who says my life has to have just one purpose? I prefer to multitask.
     
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    Just look back over the years and see what would not have been if you had not been there.
     
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    I'll probably never know, but I've had so many close brushes with death that I eventually figured I'm alive today for a purpose. I just hope I have the strength to fulfill it when the time comes.
     
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    Your purpose is based on what is best in Life....

    To defeat your enemies, see them driven them before you, and hear the lamentations of thier women..

    (Apologies to Conan)
     
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    I think we do have a purpose in life and we don't necessarily know or need to know that purpose.

    I truly believe that people come into and out of our lives for a reason and that things happen for a reason. It may be an immediate reason or something that will happen a little further down the road.

    Been there, done that. It happens.
     

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