My Favorite Inspiring Quotes
Find Your Life's Purpose
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
And Harold Whitman: "Don't ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive."
True life purpose, which lights the fire in your heart, is always aligned with the common good and so you'll find others will support you.
Your purpose need not be one you were born with and have just realized, it can also be your creation right here and now. But it needs to be something you want to do that inspires you deeply, that you feel with all your soul is the right thing for you, that expresses your very being... Then go for it! You create your destiny.
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I think everyone feels a pull towards some defining purpose to his or her life, no matter how much it may have become shrouded over along the way. In fact, you can say that all forms of life, all natural phenomena, have some purpose. There's always movement or evolution towards some kind of outcome or fulfillment -- whether it's a tree that produces fruit or clouds that form to produce rain. But we humans become so enraptured by our daily activity, engagements, goals and so forth, that our awareness of our own unique life purpose is easily dimmed. Continues...