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Personal Stories About ‘Purpose’

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    Positive Moments

    I was young and never thought that it will all pass,through faith i made it.I was a victim of rape at the age of 15 years,6 months after the incident i founded out that i am infected by hiv.It was difficult but i came to a point of saying as i am crafted for a divine purpose it shall come to pass.I'm living...

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    A River Of Inspiration From The Hindukush Mountains

    “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I was in my beginning days in Lahore, Pakistan, where I was ready to step into the practical field, just after...

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    Looking Forward

    All of my life i have struggled with finding what i wanted to do with my life. When i was little i used to change what i wanted to be when i grow up. I wanted to be a Ice skater,then dancer, a nurse many more. One day when i was a kindergartner, we had job day. I came home and asked my dad, "How will i know what...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Purpose’

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    Manyang Reath Kher

    Manyang is incredible. We both attended the University of Richmond together, and he involved me in his story one day when he asked me to proofread a grant application for him when I was sitting next to him in the library. Since then, his genuine heart has been apparent in every conversation that I've had with...

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    La'porsha Renae

    La'porsha is my hero because although I have never met her, the courage and perseverance she has soon through her hard times have given me how to do the same because as a 12 year old kid who has been abused as a baby and between to a pulp at school I need all the hope I can get. And seeing her do so well in...

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    Nico R

    Nico is only 14, but he is already working at the local food bank and I've seen him helping strangers doing random things, crossing streets, carrying groceries, pushing wheelchairs. He does this all without expecting anything in return, and the most notable thing he ever told me is, "The thing I get from doing...

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TRUST
FRIENDSHIP
DO YOUR PART
CONNECTING
PURPOSE
PATIENCE
MINDFULNESS
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
TEAM WORK
PERSEVERANCE
DRIVE
LEARNING
DO THY BEST
CHARACTER
AMBITION
HARD WORK
PIONEERING
PREPARATION
VOLUNTEERING
SERVICE
IMAGINE
HONOR
REACHING OUT
SOUL
HONESTY
INSPIRATION
INGENUITY
TRUE BEAUTY
LOYALTY
BEING THERE
GRATITUDE
RIGHT CHOICES
FITNESS
UNITY
OVERCOMING
COMPLIMENTS
HUMILITY
FORESIGHT
LISTENING
RESPONSIBILITY
RISING ABOVE
LIVE LIFE
GOOD EXAMPLES
FAMILY
STEWARDSHIP
MENTORING
LOVE
KINDNESS
HOPE
RESPECT
MOTIVATION
HEALTH
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
OPTIMISM
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
PERSISTENCE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
COURAGE
GIVING BACK
COMPASSION
GRIT
PASSION
JUSTICE
DEVOTION
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
CONFIDENCE
CLASS AND GRACE
ENCOURAGEMENT
VISION
GOOD MANNERS
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
JOY
CREATIVITY
CHARITY
COMPROMISE
EXCELLENCE
LITERACY
HELPING OTHERS
COMMON GROUND
EQUALITY
CARING
ACHIEVEMENT
LEADERSHIP
LAUGHTER
SPORTSMANSHIP
PEACE
SHARING
SACRIFICE
GENEROSITY
DETERMINATION
SMILE
PRACTICE
INTEGRITY
COMMITMENT
INCLUDING OTHERS
STRENGTH
EDUCATION
DEDICATION
OPPORTUNITY
GREAT MUSIC
COURTESY
INNOVATION
PARENTING
CIVILITY
BELIEVE
FORGIVENESS
Pass It On®

I think that many people are frustrated with the fast pace of today. The lacking value most can't pinpoint is purpose. Is what I am spending my time with useful, meaningful? The answer is individual. Facebook, money, work, friends you chose, etc. Is there purpose in this? Good and bad, there is always purpose.
Megan, North Carolina

"The purpose of life is to have a life of purpose."
Ayden Smith, Wahpeton, North Dakota

Do good, and you will feel good! I promise!
Janez Hacin, Geneva

Purpose points us in the right direction.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga

Purpose is why we are here. To make a difference in the lives of others.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins Ga

purpose is a drive that makes us move forward.
lilith, texas