The Meaning of Life

I believe that this meaning of life applies to all humanity regardless of your belief system. The meaning of life is this;

To be a gift of yourself to others in whatever you do.
As a husband, be a gift,
as a wife, be a gift,
as a mother be a gift,
as a father be a gift
as son or daughter you are meant to be a gift.
As a professional, be a gift.
In your suffering and neediness, be a gift.

Do this and you will find some fulfillment in life. Do this as a Catholic with all the gifts God has given us through The Body of Christ His Church and your fulfillment will be complete.

Great precept!

Before I read your answer, I thought, “God made me to know Him, to love Him, and to serve Him in this world, and to be happy with Him forever in the next.”

What I believe is similar. I believe love is the meaning of life.

What I feel, I can’t say
But my love is there for you anytime of day
But if it’s not love that you need
Then I’ll try my best to make everything succeed

Tell me, what is my life without your love
Tell me, who am I without you, by my side

What I know, I can do
If I give my love now to everyone like you
But if it’s not love that you need
Then I’ll try my best to make everything succeed

Tell me, what is my life without your love
Tell me, who am I without you, by my side
Tell me, what is my life without your love
Tell me, who am I without you, by my side

What I feel, I can’t say
But my love is there for you any time of day
But if it’s not love that you need
Then I’ll try my best to make everything succeed

Tell me, what is my life without your love
Tell me, who am I without you, by my side
Oh tell me, what is my life without your love
Tell me, who am I without you, by my side

What is my life without your love
Tell me, who am I without you, by my side

Oh tell me, what is my life without your love
Tell me who am I without you by my side

By George Harrison

"To find Me, to know Me, to receive Me, then to come to Me - that is the only meaning of every life." (Jesus to Sr. Mary of the Holy Trinity) That is, love and seek God. In this way we will certainly “be a gift” to others! I guess it depends on what angle you’re coming from.

steve49
Right On! Compete.

Let me not to the marriage of true mindes
Admit impediments,loue is not loue
Which alters when it alteration findes,
Or bends with the remouer to remoue.
O no,it is an euer fixed marke
That lookes on tempeſts and is neuer ſhaken;
It is the ſtar to euery wandring barke,
Whoſe worths vnknowne,although his higth be taken.
Lou’s not Times foole,though roſie lips and cheeks
Within his bending ſickles compaſſe come,
Loue alters not with his breefe houres and weekes,
But beares it out euen to the edge of doome:
If this be error and vpon me proued,
I neuer writ,nor no man euer loued.

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Just because I love being subversive…

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Bacon?

You can eat it. :stuck_out_tongue:

a.k.a. (Love). :thumbsup:

Seriously? It’s 42.

Christ said “I am the Way, the Truth and the Life.”

Jesus IS the meaning of our lives. Through Christ we find our true selves and our very being.

Wonderful!

To me the meaning of life is to know what God wants of you and then do it. I am trying every day to see what he wants from me, and then pray when he tells me, that I can use the grace given to me to do it.

I am still a work in progress!!:smiley:

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