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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. 2,701 People

    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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    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 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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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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    Why not , I think I need to live

    for another love . If you think you can love me for me as I am lets try it .
    lonelyheart1967 lonelyheart1967 46-50, M Sep 27, 2014

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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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    Brothers and Sisters,

    were we all created from Mother Lucy? First human' discovered in Ethiopia image 'First human' discovered in Ethiopia Scientists working in Ethiopia have uncovered a jawbone fossil which may push the origin of humans back 400,000 years. View on m.bbc.com...
    whuiron whuiron 51-55, M Mar 4

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    maddisonson maddisonson 22-25, F Jul 21, 2014

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    Just as a pair of shoes exists

    for the purpose of protecting our feet, we exist in the world to contribute something to the world. The only question is, what and how? Read more at - https://margavita.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/discovering-your-lifes-purpose/
    Margavita Margavita 26-30 1 Response Oct 24, 2014

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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 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.
    Stressed14 Stressed14 16-17, M Jun 19, 2014

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    i wonder all the time what my purpose is.

    I thought I knew but I don't. I feel at times that I don't want to fulfill a purpose especially one that is subliminally forced upon me
    kemaii kemaii 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    I see on television, the papers,

    life that there are people who do extraordinary things that we deemed impossible. Everyday I wake up, an existential crisis is the burden of my preoccupied days. I question, "What is my purpose in life?" I usually respond with an "I don't know" and move on. But that was before...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 51-55, F 16 Responses Jul 7, 2013

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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, 2014

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    If you look at the world

    that surrounds us, everything seems to have some sort of role in regards to the life around it. The trees give the oxygen that we breathe; we(and various other phenomena) create carbon dioxide for the trees to breathe, and basically every creature seems to fill some sort of...
    Aldmeri Aldmeri 26-30, M Nov 13, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F Aug 3, 2014

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    I keep thinking about what I'm going to do with

    my life now that I'm finally 18 and about to graduate high school. I want to serve my country and protect the people that can't be protected but that the same time I'm scared knowing I can't protect everyone. Can I bare the pain of seeing people die around me? Or am I too weak...
    Mylifeasahuman Mylifeasahuman 18-21, M Jan 25

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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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    A few beers. A joint,

    a guitar and a creative mind make for a good night:)
    warrior1981 warrior1981 31-35, M Jun 1, 2014

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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 6 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    I don't think there is one.

    I'm a supporting character
    Hiiamawhovian Hiiamawhovian 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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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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    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 51-55, F 20 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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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, 2014

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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 18-21, M Jul 20, 2014

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    well today sucks my hormones are out of control

    and I'm also having a text convo with ma bf about breaking up and another conversation with a kid I've known for 5 years who wants to be with me ,,not a good day I need a girl to talk to 😢
    DreaSmurph DreaSmurph 22-25, F Nov 20, 2014

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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 Sep 11, 2014

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    Yep. Called worthless.

    Useless. Ugly. By my parents everyday..
    AriannaMariee AriannaMariee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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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 22-25, F Sep 24, 2013

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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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    I know what my purpose is here.

    I always wonder what I was in my past life....I would guess a warrior of some sort. I'm a survivor, hurt but not afraid of life's experiences. What does your gut tell you about your past life?
    beloved03 beloved03 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    I have actually come to this bus stop

    and been here for the past 3 days. The most logically thing I can do is just live and make the most of my fate...
    Roz2014 Roz2014 41-45, F Mar 16

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    Honestly everyone, I almost gave up today.

    I'm so exhausted of being the one who seems to always struggle but will offer help to anyone if they need it. I'm just that person. But what bothers me is being beat down emotionally because by family members because I am not financially stable as of yet and need help from time...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 5

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    The older I get the more I believe

    that our purpose of being here is to learn how to love, both ourselves and each other. That's it. KISS...that is "keep it simple stupid" to coin a phrase, but this seems to me to be our primary reason but how meaningful.
    mada0617 mada0617 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    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 16-17, F Sep 15, 2014

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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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    well just called it quits

    and wondering what's nextcan you tell me what to do its to frustrating to go onhave been on the edge fore so long all i c is dead faces when mi sleep cant take it
    SINGLHURST SINGLHURST 56-60, M May 10

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    Ever since I quit religion

    and am free from those bindings, I look for purpose in everything. Perhaps it is my new found love for science or rather finding meaning in everything. I am finding myself In a purpose finding frenzy. Not exactly healthy but it certainly makes life interesting. At 32 years old...
    madeofstars madeofstars 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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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.
    SarahCider SarahCider 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 20, 2014

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    For the last two months I've had major 360s in

    my life. From spiritually awakening to my major change and figuring out who I really want to be. Last week I woke up asking myself,"Why in the hell do I want to be a researcher?" Couldn't think of a single solid reason and I'm just so disinterested in it now. I was so adamant...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response Jun 15

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    I question what my purpose is everyday.

    ... I want to defend my family against something way more stronger than me but it will always only be in my fantasies cause there will never be a chance that I'm gonna be someone important nor will there be an evil only I can fight against to protect my family. And I seriously...
    ScarletCarnation ScarletCarnation 13-15, F Dec 25, 2014

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    that's it..i am a mum of two.

    .surely there is something else
    kazzyp kazzyp 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    my purpose is probably to smoke all the weed

    and become an anime character.
    diesuki diesuki 18-21 1 Response Jun 2, 2014

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