I Want to Lead a Meaningful Life

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    I think, in certain aspects of my life, I have lived a meaningful one. I want to be able to change at least one person's life for the better, and I think my life would be more fulfilled and meaningful if I did that.
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    Oct 2, 2008


    I know that I have so far, and I just want to continue to not take life for granted and keep on learning and loving. However corny that may sound!
    missadventurer missadventurer
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2008
    cowboyac82 cowboyac82
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 13, 2014

    At the age of 29 and going through some

    setbacks in life, I have always fallen down,dusted myself off and tried to walk again with dignity. It doesn't matter how much hardship I faced or how close I was to a nervous breakdown, I always seemed to have gotten out of it. I was a very happy,charming lovely girl until I...
    Susana1985 Susana1985
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2014

    In All Honesty.

    Who really doesn't??  I want a purpose to my life. I guess its something to think about. ;D
    SourLove SourLove
    18-21, F
    Mar 29, 2009

    Just Me

    i feel likr my life is on rewind i cant go no further then where im at i hate my self for it i want a better life or nothing at all. it feels no one could understand that i want better n not this bs life
    89will 89will
    22-25, M
    Jul 23, 2012

    For God

    I have been feeling a little lost.  Not as far as loving God is concerned, but as to what church I should call home.  I switched churches recently because my children would not attend the one I was attending.  I thought going to this 'young adult / child' friendly...
    Yohanna Yohanna
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2009

    Resistance to Change

    How will I overcome my resistance to change?  Oh I'm stuck in a rut.  The rut of:  I'm afraid of change.  It all started about five years ago after I had a lot of drastic change happen in a very short period of time.  I never truly realized how fast...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Oct 3, 2007

    I think feeling that your life has meaning

    and purpose is an essential prerequisite to happiness.
    GreySelkie GreySelkie
    51-55, M
    1 Response May 17, 2014

    Lead me Guide me along the way For

    if you lead me I cannot stray Lord let me walk each day with thee Lead me Oh Lord lead me. I am weak and I need your strength and power To help me over my weakest hour Help me through the darkness your face to see Lead me oh Lord, lead me. Help me tread in the paths of...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 26, 2015

    Well of Course I Do! ...

    Well of course i do! Hopefully i will be good for something in my life!
    EmJay EmJay
    18-21, F
    Jul 11, 2007
    fashionliner fashionliner
    26-30, M
    Mar 18, 2014

    I have been married for 5 Years

    now and I feel like am all alone in life. So bored with no friends. Please help me get Back n track
    Kitongamwesh Kitongamwesh
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2014

    I want a life where at my demise people will

    miss me for doing something that changed the world.
    BeefStromi BeefStromi
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 16, 2014

    I Don't Know Anyone Who Do...

    I don't know anyone who doesn't. I'd hope that the life I'm living has some meaning to it. Hopefully I'm getting something right. I just want more then anything when I die for people to remember me as a friend and a good person. Someone who tried to do my best ya know.
    pepsi21addict pepsi21addict
    22-25, F
    Jul 11, 2007

    I and Think I'm Gonna!

    I have a plan to make my part of the world a better place. It's the only thing i can do that will not send me crazy. If anyone is interested I'd share it with them... talking about it often inspires me into action. I have Bi Polar and it's a curse. But I also have a saviour and...
    wibbly wibbly
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Mar 31, 2007

    I Think Everyone Should Lead A...

    I think everyone should lead a meaningful life... Right now I don't think my life is very meaningful but who knows, my life may have meaning to someone else out there some day...
    GTMarie GTMarie
    18-21, F
    Jul 11, 2007

    I Want To Lead A Meaningful Life

    I want to lead a meaningful life,It's the only way to go,If I don't,What's the point?I want my life to have meaning.
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 9, 2011

    So this is me, writing an experience.

    I had a bad argument with guy whom I loved and always will in my own way. This argument was extremely bad and either u can say it my over-reaction or inability to take it! It took it real bad! Anyways so I went to see him last night cuz his family invited me over! During the...
    Gill7 Gill7
    26-30, F
    Mar 19, 2014

    I feel like I've merely been existing,

    surviving... Not living. I have a notebook in which I wrote out all these plans for these amazing ideas yet they never go farther than that. What I want in life isn't spectacular- just a home of my own and a life of happy, bright cheer.
    CorieC CorieC
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2014

    Meaning Meaning?

    what does 'meaningful' mean really..?
    psychodolphin psychodolphin
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Sep 10, 2008
    Gill7 Gill7
    26-30, F
    May 14, 2014

    Leading a Meaningful Life Is M...

    Leading a meaningful life is my ultimate goal I think.  Showing my children that life CAN be meaningful and that by helping others, helps us to achieve our goals.
    Cheleanne Cheleanne
    66-70, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2007

    I strive to be a better person,

    always wanting perfection. Perfection to me is not to sin and live Gods word. However, I love a freak session with a swole ****, long tongue and soft lips. I have a noticeable weakness to well built, handsome men. I'm single so I'm not commuting adultery but sin is sin. I want...
    beautyisds beautyisds
    26-30, F
    Dec 3, 2013

    The Jar

    I just stumbled upon this story... a mate of mine told before but I think it really made me think again... [quote] When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar...and the beer. A professor stood...
    delt delt
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Aug 28, 2007

    Dont We All ????

    I think everyone wants to live a meaningful life or at least most people  do . Its just something we by human  nature want to strive to do this .... I personally have like two different  self imporvement books and have never been able to get through one ... and now...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2007
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