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Whats the Meaning of Life?

I am not suicidal or anything just want feedback.

26 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Life – it has a meaning and loving purpose - you just have to find your purpose and live it.

    I believe every person is here for a definite purpose. Each person is special and valuable; that refers to me, you, your family, friends, in fact everybody! There is a loving plan for each of our lives here on earth and there is no such thing as coincidence. I don't believe that anything in life happens by chance and that every aspect of our lives points to something deeper.

    You need to decide now to live for God rather than for yourself. You spend your life on Earth preparing yourself (as best you can) for death. I don't see death as a scary, negative experience, but birth into a bliss filled eternal life with God. I believe that this is something you have to consciously choose or not during your life on earth.

    The meaning of life is for us to discover that we are true children of an infinitely loving and merciful God, to find out what our responsibilities are to our Creator, and to fulfill those responsibilities. Each of us is called to affirm, accept and develop the talents God has given us. -

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  • 1 decade ago

    THE quest for the meaning of life is not new. It has preoccupied the minds of the curious for centuries.

    Of all earth’s creatures, only man ponders the purpose of life. Do you know why? The Bible gives one reason at Ecclesiastes 3:11. Concerning the Creator, it says: “He has given men a sense of time past and future.” (The New English Bible) Although all living things tend to cling to life, it seems that man is unique in having a concept of time—past, present, and future. Man can meditate on the past and look toward the future, planning for it, yes, even strongly desiring to share in it. And he can become frustrated when he cannot realize his dreams about the future because of the transitory nature of his short life span.

    In writing the Bible book of Ecclesiastes, King Solomon informed his readers of the results of an experiment that he conducted to illuminate the purpose of life. It was an experiment in opportunities to enjoy life that fit a typical king of the ancient East. In chapter 2, verses 1-10, he painted a life of pleasure that is hardly conceivable today. He tried everything that life offered in the way of material riches and fleshly pleasures. What was his assessment of the meaningfulness of such pursuits? His answer should startle the overconfident.

    When he looked back on all these things, his judgment was often negative. They were futile, a waste of time. He wrote: “I, even I, turned toward all the works of mine that my hands had done and toward the hard work that I had worked hard to accomplish, and, look! everything was vanity and a striving after wind, and there was nothing of advantage under the sun.”—Ecclesiastes 2:11.

    He concluded that, at best, earthly pleasures bring only temporary pleasure. Even human wisdom cannot deliver man from the pain and anguish of life.

    Jesus Christ concluded similarly when, in response to a man’s undue concern over a material inheritance, he said to the listening crowd: “Keep your eyes open and guard against every sort of covetousness, because even when a person has an abundance his life does not result from the things he possesses.”—Luke 12:15.

    Only Jehovah God can totally overcome human frailty in everyday life and give wise purpose to man’s actions. Thus, life without God is futile. As recorded at Ecclesiastes 12:13, Solomon explained: “The conclusion of the matter, everything having been heard, is: Fear the true God and keep his commandments. For this is the whole obligation of man.”

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Meaning is a human thing. There are many human things. After humans came along then meaning came into existence.

    The universe is vast, within the universe we can only talk about cause and effect.

    We want the universe to be human, and so we have generated a God. Likewise we generate meaning. And it is temporary.

    Another human thing is pleasure and enjoyment and edification; goodness and mercy. I hum a little tune.

    Source(s): Humans want the universe to be human. Pigs want the universe to be pig-like.
  • 1 decade ago

    According to Abraham, it is to feel good. Abraham is channeled by Ester Hicks

    This sounds simple but is a profound idea and is embraced by many great people including the great Dr. Wayne Dyer

    Source(s): "Ask and you shall receive" a book by Esther and Jerry Hicks
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  • 1 decade ago

    That is a question that is definitely something everyone has probably asked themselves several times(or at least to those who have ever stumble upon it), but what fun would it be if everyone knew it? I guess the meaning of life would be how was your journey in searching of it, once you found it.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    we are all organisms on Earth that exist just like everybody else . When our body can't work anymore because of age, it shuts down. After that, who knows except for the dead? I don;t think anyone REALLY knows the meaning of life. Some people may share their religious beliefs, and that's cool and all, but they don't really know, do they?

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    1. The condition or state of being animate. 2. A defunct magazine. 3. A breakfast cereal. 4. One must make one's own meaning if the previous do not satisfy.

  • 1 decade ago

    To decide if we want to live with God or without Him for eternity.

    Life on earth is used to build character as the conditions for that are not as ideal in heaven where there is little adversity to overcome.

  • 1 decade ago

    It doesn't matter. No really, it doesn't. But if you really want an answer: We are here to learn and grow. To enrich the lives of others and help them as much as we can. We are here to teach, laugh, love, cry, and learn. To be strong for those who can't be and when needed a shoulder to cry on.

    Or to eat lots of pizza (whichever you prefer). Like I said, it doesn't matter. You are here now make the most of your life.

  • 1 decade ago

    The meaning of life is all around you. To create life anew, pass on, and leave behind part of yourself to nourish the next generation. I don't know if that is truly meaning, maybe life doesn't have 'meaning'. Maybe it simply is what it is, to be made the best of, appreciated, and enjoyed to the fullest while we can.

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