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I Wonder What My Purpose Here Is

We all wonder what we were meant to do with our lives. Well, write down what you think your purpose here is, and maybe you will help others find theirs. 2,406 People

    Sometimes i constantly have these thoughts,

    why am i here, can i make a difference, is it only me who feels this way, sees things this way, am i alone and what is my purpose here?...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Today I woke up feeling blue.

    My heart is heavy. I just feel the weight is on my shoulders. It's not about no guy. Every time a woman writes about feeling sad, people automatically think it's a guy. It's about life in general. At night I can't sleep thinking what's my next move to make in life Have you...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Eh....

    I have often wondered why I am here. The point of my existance and the meaning behind it. I don't think there is an answer though, I think its just random luck. But still, its an interesting thing....
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    I really have no idea what to do in my life now.

    It feels like i have no destiny in life. A little background of myself is that im the youngest child in my family. I have 3 sisters and no brother. I was the unwanted child. When my mom knew she had me, she took pills medicine etc but i was still growing in her. None of my...
    iambacknow iambacknow 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Wondering

    Why am I here?  Are we here for those we touch or are we here to feel the touch of others?  Are we here for our own happiness or are we here to create happiness for others? Is it ever alright to be selfish in your approach to need?  Can you over look the needs of...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 14 Responses Aug 23, 2008

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    Mee too. I wonder what purpose GOD has given me.

    With him I will one day find out.
    sashakimi3 sashakimi3 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I Wonder....

     Sometimes wonder why I was brought to EP.... I mean I met the person in the world that broke my heart more than any other.  I also met the man that loved me the most in the world and I broke his heart.  I have my two best friends in the whole world on here...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Jul 22, 2008

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    Today I Am In Deep Thoughts....

    Today is supposed to be a happy day as i have made it to 1 month of my daily ritual to a healthy and happy life.But i have a strange feeling that got me thinkng deeply.Many thoughts flash through my mind.Then the question of why am i here for?That got me really reflecting on my...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F Jun 30, 2010

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    To protect and serve ( no,

    I'm not a police officer )
    httpdeathawaits httpdeathawaits 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I Don't Know Me

    Why am I so afraid? What am I even afraid of? Why haven't I taken more chances in life? Why am I alone? Why was I so shy for so much of my life? Why am I a dreamer, but can't seem to get the doing thing happening? Why am I worried about whether my son will miss me when I'm gone...
    Sharpie7 Sharpie7 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    Small Purpose

    The purpose I find for myself to day is to locate the part of me that is peaceful.  My endeavors for today will be that of peaceful purpose.  I will attempt to spread the peace that is inside  me to my family, that they shall have a refuge filled with...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    Unsung

    My name was left out of the program. Perhaps that should have been a defining moment for me. Instead, I ignored the obvious and embarrassing oversight. I remained on the stage, and I just stood there, waiting for the principal to notice that something was wrong. As each person...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 21 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    Mystery Is Suppose to Remain I Think!

    I always wonder what is after we die, and the purpose is to learn & enjoy life with family & friends. But what is the end result that is what fascinates me.  I believe in our Creator , so to me is judgement day.  Others what do you believe? , reincarnation I...
    Butterfly4 Butterfly4 36-40, F 11 Responses Feb 3, 2008

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    Almost three thousand years ago,

    God said through the prophet Amos that just before the coming of the lord, the Jews would return from the four corners of the earth and rebuild the nation Israel. "i will bring back my exiled people Israel;they will rebuild the ruined cities and live in them. they will plant...
    simsym simsym 22-25 1 Response Sep 1

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    Like I'm 21. No drivers License (my own

    stupidity haha) an working a Min. Wage job because I just cannot for the life of me decide on what to go through college to become. Maybe I'll decide one day... But I'm not exactly "getting any younger" here. I moved out on my own last November with two Co-workers and a 4th...
    Mcgregor117 Mcgregor117 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 25

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    Very perplexed as to what my purpose is.

    I haven't really found anything meaningful to do with myself and it makes me a feel a bit useless. I want to have some purpose so I can do good with my life, I want to benefit others not for the acknowledgement but simply just to do some good in this world. I feel like once I...
    misternobrain misternobrain 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I try to stay positive

    and not get down on things, but I really do wonder what my purpose here is, being born with the disabilities that I was, I try to understand why, whats the point. I sometimes think that my life is unfair and given the chance to change it I would so fast.
    wheelchairwonder wheelchairwonder 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Cliched

    I know everyone wonders why they are put here on earth. I wonder why I'm even living. Would it really of mattered if I had never existed? Some people say that we're here to figure out life's journey. To discover our own personal path. I think that's kind of silly. Why should I...
    NeverTrulyWanted NeverTrulyWanted 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    I Know What I Should Do

    I stand at the edge and i have two roads to protect and find myself in the world or protect the world so others may find themselves the former is only for me and the lives i touch directly but the latter serves everyone adventures for sure await those willing to give I'm...
    SgtBlitz SgtBlitz 26-30 2 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    Am I Where I Should Be?

    In this, in now.  What is the purpose?  I am I learning anything I didn't already know?  Or am I confirming what I always knew?  Every channel is open and sucking in this nectar at break neck speed.  It is intoxicating and addictive and with that ...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 11 Responses May 20, 2009

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    I Think There's No Purpose For Me to Be Here

    That's the more logical answer I have. I believed we're here for something, each of us, but I've got to admit it's quite lame, if we get realistic. Some of us just die. They had no life, no one cares, it changes nothing. Destiny? Go figure.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 19, 2008

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    A Nice Read.

    "When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I've got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn't know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. I want...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 32 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    I really do wonder why I am here.

    What reason I was placed on this ******* planet. I have gone through so much and I just want it to stop. I don't want the pain. I don't want to be sick. I don't want the agony anymore. I just want to be let be. It is so hard to explain to someone how I feel. I just know I'm...
    MagickalFae MagickalFae 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I want to know how far I'm going to go

    and what I am still here for even though I have been so close to ending it all so soon.
    lllie lllie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Overwhelming

    If our purpose was revealed to us perhaps it would overwhelm us.  That does not make me any less curious, but more so in confirming whether I actually have a purpose in life or am just wandering aimlessly.  I believe that we are guided on certain paths and all things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    It is all just an experience.

    .. For what? We live, suffer and then we are set free through death.
    SoapySandwich SoapySandwich 22-25, M Jul 20

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    Does This Thought Linger In Your Mind?

    What am I supposed to do here?  Have I already defined the person I was meant to be?  With each new life experience, we are ever evolving.  Am I to be a role model of sorts?  Am I meant to be something more than I could have ever imagined?
    2Shy 2Shy 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    A few beers. A joint,

    a guitar and a creative mind make for a good night:)
    warrior1981 warrior1981 31-35, M Jun 1

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    A Purpose

    I just wrote this in response to someone else's story here. I wanted to post it. This is one opinion on what I think our purpose is: The purpose of life is to experience life. In this experience of life, you will grow spiritually. You will learn compassion, empathy, love...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F Oct 23, 2013

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    Hello.. I'm not sure what to expect from this

    but I came across this app one sleepless night... I'm going to be 37 soon and I've yet to find my calling...
    lostinri lostinri 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    Why I need answers plz

    why was I given the chance to live I hate it
    Sarahsworldofpain Sarahsworldofpain 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I Found It

    Last night I was pretty down on myself just thinking of my anxiety and thank goodness for a special friend named Takari talking to me. I finally figured out what my purpose in life is. I was diagnosed with agoraphobia for a REASON! And I'm beginning to see that. I see it clear...
    AmazinglyAmazing AmazinglyAmazing 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    I am really uncertain what am I here for

    and why would I be put here with so many problems and more negative thing than positive
    Sproketsocet Sproketsocet 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I think mine is either to play professional

    baseball or help people. I love baseball and im really good. I hate seeing depressed people. Every time i come on here i cry. I know it stresses me out but its worth letting someone know you care about them.
    tribetown tribetown 16-17, M Jun 19

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    Sure I help people but lately I've been

    confused I mean here I am trying to solve cancer and how to make people immortal and bring people back from the dead as you knew them (no zombie stuff) it's hard and sometimes I feel my purpose on the earth it so snap one day and go on a killing spree and bomb stuff sometimes I...
    PsychoticTendencies PsychoticTendencies 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    maddisonson maddisonson 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Honesty

    I dont believe in fate, as I believe that every action has an opposite reaction. Like double entry in accounting. But you have to think about it. If you found your calling??? what if you werent happy with it? this is going to sound so cheesy but i believe life is a journey. and...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2010

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    To Show People?

    I know that at one time or another most everyone feels as if they have helped another person see something they couldn't see themselves or improve their life in the direction they wanted but couldn't quite grasp. That's normal, but this happens to me all the time, especially with...
    FeistyRoadrunner FeistyRoadrunner 19-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2007

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    I Think I Have The Answer But Still Sometimes I Ask Myself

    i think the answer (about life) is : live ,love,learn , live for the unknown future that might have good suprises,love the good things in life ,ppl i care and ppl i dont know,learn from mistakes,learn new things . Live for me and others i love. Learn to love and...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2010

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    People can stop saying "Live Life its the only

    one you get" - Have you died and came back? No so nobody has proof except those who have died. **** I really hate people that are constantly all sunshine & daises lol
    Mcgregor117 Mcgregor117 18-21, M Feb 25

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    Yep. Called worthless.

    Useless. Ugly. By my parents everyday..
    AriannaMariee AriannaMariee 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    raoudupi raoudupi 26-30, M 4 Responses May 8

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    Heroic Intent

    “Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.” * I wanted a hero. I waited for a hero. I wanted someone I could look up to, someone self assured and confident and emotionally strong. I...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 17 Responses Jul 7, 2013

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    Ever since I was 12, I always ask this question,

    and unfortunately, until now, there's still no answer. And may be, it is also one of the reasons why I can't feel happiness.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    What If?

     there is no point....its kind of disturbing to think about... i can see why people will jump to believe all that religious crap to avoid having to think of all the unsettling possibilities of our existence... what if everything on this earth,all the animals, (that includes...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    My first post on ep and here it goes.

    ... This is slightly ironic considering it is my first time on here and this is a first time I have been in this situation. I have recently been talking to this gorgeous woman, I have only talked to her for a matter of hours and I am speechless. She is beautiful, smart, funny...
    freddys101 freddys101 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I do believe that there is purpose in life

    and I do have a purpose, but I just wanted to share these videos hoping that it will give someone some hope or maybe some inspiration. I'm not telling you that you have to believe everything he says, I'm just asking that you take it into consideration and think about it. https...
    TheGordman TheGordman 16-17, M Jul 20

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    I don't know what to do with my life.

    ... I've graduated from high school, I don't go to college, I don't have a job, I don't have a car (I'm stuck at home 24:7).... I've applied everywhere... Yet no one calls... It really bums me out, how I've sent so many applications to so many places and no one calls me.... I do...
    reidcm reidcm 18-21, M 7 Responses Apr 10

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    my purpose is probably to smoke all the weed

    and become an anime character.
    fillia fillia 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 2

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    most days i feel like im just getting thru .

    .i know how isolated i am but ive never known any other way to live. I really dont mind being alone because i have no idea how to talk to people anyhow, when i do try and talk to someone i get shaky and nervous and just keep to myself to avoid saying something stupid or being so...
    rainbowless1 rainbowless1 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F Aug 3

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    My Purpose

    I am beginning to feel like I have no purpose. I've been in this constant uphill battle for 3 years now battling depression and being stuck in a house. I just feel like right now I'm experiencing an outter body experience. I no longer feel like I'm the one in my own head or in my...
    AmazinglyAmazing AmazinglyAmazing 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    Being free all the time at home i am.

    just doing one thing and that is thinking... if someone asks me what i am doing then i have just one and only answer that is thinking. Because i am doing nothing my father usually ask me as a joke that why do i exist?? Why don't you comit sucide?? Its just a joke for him but...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20

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