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I Believe Our Purpose In Life Is to Listen, Learn, and Love

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 224 People

    Love And Purpose

    If I had to define a purpose to my life, I think I would have to say:  I'm here to learn about love.  This seems to be what the story lines of my life have been about.  The defining moments of my life appear to point to this.  The struggles.  The...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 10 Responses Dec 11, 2009

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always like learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills up and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we are...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always like learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills up and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we are...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always liked learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills us and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Mistakes and Failures

    are the beginning of most successes. At least that is what Winston Churchill would like us to believe.  I have found this to be the truth. 
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always like learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills up and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we are...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    “Believe that life is worth living

    and your belief will help create the fact.” ~William James
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 12, 2014

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    Our Purpose In A Nutshell....

    The most basic of all human needs is the need to feel understood. We have external physical senses, and we also have internal senses that most people have either not tapped into of forgot they are there. Life is about experiencing as much as you can while gaining a better...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 7, 2013

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    Life Is Beautiful.

    Life is so beautiful. So many people don't realize the beauty in it , and that makes me sad. I used to think this world was so cruel, and that it would be better to leave it. But then i realized Its my life. If i want to be happy, than happy i shall be. I noticed that i was...
    Kat5683 Kat5683 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    Just A Thought

    I am where im suppose to be. Im where the beginning meets the end, and all is for once revealed. Life is too precious to spend stressing or worrying. I worry about everything from the things my son does, to the way people perceive me, to the composition of the molecules I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 25, 2013

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    Be Happy & Learn From My Mistakes

    If I'm happy and learn from my mistakes, everyone benefits.
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Words Of Wisdom My Father Taught Me

    Listen: listen to the wind in the trees, the still symphony of nature and all She has to share with you. listen to the heartbeat of the Earth, to the rhythm of Life and to changes in the rhythm. the Earth is weeping. Learn: learn everything. everyone is a teacher. every...
    intrepidtraveler intrepidtraveler 31-35, F 19 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always like learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills up and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we are...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    So, life has granted me these words of inspiration to those who are lost, confused about what lost is, and is for everyone who is living. Life is life. The enjoyment of living is...
    WarzJack WarzJack 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I need to learn now to give you up. The image of you. The idea of you. I know now it will never be. So to hold on to this faint notion of attraction is to hope for more sun in the...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    "I truly believe everything we do and everyone we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we're all teachers - if we're willing to pay attention to the...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I have two beautiful little girls with a man who I have been with for five years. When we met he had had a stable job for a few years and one for almost a decade before that. Now...
    stormcloudsinmyhead stormcloudsinmyhead 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    When the important people in your life have a gentle soul. . . You learn to speak softly, tread gently, you learn to pay attention to both simplicity and details. . . A gentle soul...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Love, amor, liefde, amour, amare, 愛. No matter the language, the culture, the age, it all has the same meaning. Right? Now we may all express it differently. Hence why "The...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    THE BEST MOMENT OF LIFE IN CHARLI CHAPLIN'S LOOK : To laugh until it hurts your stomach - To go for a vacation to some pretty place - To listen to your favorite sing - To go to bed...
    Sia17 Sia17 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Hello everyone I hope that your week is going well. I found this group because I can learn from the experiences here and they are very helpful. I am 28 male and a year ago met an...
    winner8719 winner8719 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Some of our actions result in self-depriving, and some in self-benefiting. We need to learn that we have the right to choose.Sometimes we misunderstand ourselves by believing it is...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    “The question of whether there exists a Creator and Ruler of the Universe has been answered in the affirmative by some of the highest intellects that have ever existed...
    azaun azaun 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am nineteen years old. I work on a huge American Media Corp. at their Europe HQ. I am the youngest employee worldwide. I live abroad, away from home. I am lucky. I am lonely...
    hannasp hannasp 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I've long thought/believed that People Come Into Your Life For A Reason... I've just not always been clear on what the reason Is, y'know? To learn & grow, of course. To share...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a 34 years old nerd who has married a bit too early due to having a bad religious background in my life. Had kids too early ( now I have three ) and didn't get to really see...
    leicam leicam 31-35, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have noticed a disturbing trend in my life! When things are very stressful, and conflicting my first inclination is to give up. I grew up with a very introverted father (parents...
    Interesting117 Interesting117 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When someone is in your life...
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 28

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    as soon as i'm in the forest the first thing i do is i hug a tree and put my ear to it and really listen i can hear the trees whisper some things to me. the trees teach me to...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M Jun 27

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    as soon as i'm in the forest the first thing i do is i hug a tree and put my ear to it and really listen i can hear the trees whisper some things to me. the trees teach me to...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    "Sadly, sadly, we live in a state of fear. Every day we hear of war on the news, on the radio and television and the newspapers, always of war. We hear of nations hurting each...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Propensity for Monogamy: Your propensity for monogamy is high. You find it easy to be devoted and loyal to one person. And in return, you expect the same from who you love. Any...
    DerpyGuy DerpyGuy 18-21, M Jun 26

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    And detest anyone that tries to take it or my property away from me. I have never lived in a communist country, but I have a very dear friend that has. She and her family escaped...
    AlwaysGood AlwaysGood 51-55, M Jun 25

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    I do not come on EP as often as I used to but, to my surprise, there are a number of people asking for updates as well as advice on other issues. My last update went into detail...
    amcintyre94 amcintyre94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    It's like yesterday I didn't even know your name But today, from now on You're always on my mind I never could have predicted That I would feel this way You are a beautiful...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    When you work close to nature like I do the world is a better place. Animals never discriminate or judge you, and the forests have been consistent for thousands of years. Sometimes...
    LadySylvia LadySylvia 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    In my eyes blood don't make you family. Yes, it makes you related, but loyalty make you family. All family can't be trusted. My husbands family stole, lied and cheated him (well us...
    MayhemsTreasure MayhemsTreasure 26-30, F Jun 22

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    I have a success story. I came from a dysfunctional co-dependent example of parents who hated their marriage, were trapped into thinking they could mend what was broken multiple...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 Jun 22

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    I like many others have spent a great deal of my life looking for the reasons for life itself. I have studied and contributed in many different spiritual, religious and non...
    andthisonetime andthisonetime 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    for those who gave there all with nothing in return, I've been there. I loved someone who beat Me night and day, for 2 years, that's not love, but I've never known real love either...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I want to learn you I want to learn with you I want to learn from you ............................................ I'm an African girl, who is really tall, slim and black. I love...
    ottam23 ottam23 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    👉 Matthew 19:26 👈. Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible." Things are only seen difficult when we don't know how...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M Jun 21

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