Importance Of Purpose In Life

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From my own personal experience, there are two types of students in college - those who know exactly what they want to do and have a plan laid out for achieving that goal, and people who have no idea what they want to with their lives. I fall into the latter category. However, purpose, in my opinion, is not something that falls into your lap nor is it something that can be thrust upon you. A Purpose is an ever-changing that never ceases to manifest itself in your life. However complex it may become I believe that with a fair bit of guidance and determination, most people can find some sort of path or purpose in their own lives. All my life I have been bombarded with unrealistic and cliche messages. Some of my teacher’s personal favorites included “You can do anything as long as you put your mind to it” or “With hard work anything is possible.” While it may be true that hard work is the key to success, hard work alone will not get you where you want to be. I learned very early on that humans have limitations. Perhaps the hardest part about going through life is working around your limitations. The act of recognizing flaws and weaknesses that you have only brings you closer to success. When I was in the 5th I had this incredibly clever completely original idea that I was going to practice basketball every day and eventually I would be good enough to join the ranks of the pros one day. There was just one small problem with that - I was short and I did not have nearly

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