Leanne Rioux
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what is the purpose of life

Started this discussion. Last reply by pollypinks Jul 1, 2011. 51 Replies

Okay so when I was a Mormon I knew EXACTLY why I was here and what I was suppose to be doing now I find myself without purpose and very depressed about the whole thing.I mean before I was proclaiming…Continue

 

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pollypinks replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"It sounds a little incomplete.  As a mormon you knew why you were here and what you were to be doing.  So you thrived on someone else telling you what to do.  This could be a wonderful challenge.  To decide what issues are close…"
Jul 1, 2011
Deepthinker101 replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"To quote Sartre: "Existence comes before essence."  Who we are as individuals and our purpose in life is what we make of it ourselves."
Jun 30, 2011
Don replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"Damned, IS....  you make a lot of good sense.  Why in the dickens would we look to other (that we don't even know) to define us, validate us or "anything" us.     Life is like good sex.  "You get out of…"
Jun 27, 2011
Don replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
" :), Thanks IS,   I just want everyone to know that I PRAYED about it, and I now have a testimony of it.  hahahaha.   uh, you guys do know that I am joking, right!!??  :)      Take care and have a proactive,…"
Jun 27, 2011
Idaho Spud replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"I don't necessarily reject the purpose, but I get annoyed with the person that tries to impose their purpose on me."
Jun 27, 2011
Idaho Spud replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"I'm quite certain there is no purpose of life.  We were not created and so not given a purpose.  We can give ourselves a purpose if we want to.  Making this a more enjoyable world by helping others is one I like, but I reject any…"
Jun 27, 2011
pollypinks replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"I think we have a huge purpose in this life.  To learn compassion and understanding of those less fortunate.  To learn how to put things into practice that help the poor and disenfranchised.  The latest estimate for children in the…"
Jun 27, 2011
Idaho Spud replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"Sounds correct to me Don."
Jun 27, 2011
Don replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"It is a bit arrogant to think that we as humans are so deep and not understandable that there must be a higher purpose for us.  We are born because a sperm entered an egg.  We live according to the social purposes and rules of…"
Jun 26, 2011
pollypinks replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"We lose sight of the fact that so much of the Bible has to do with cultural situations in those days.  Obviously, our culture has changed concerning women, slavery, segregation, etc., so if we can look at the Greek text, many times we see that…"
Jun 26, 2011
Leanne Rioux replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"thanks that really helps and yes i have had depression all my life recently i stopped my meds and i actually feel better than i have in a long time."
Jun 26, 2011
Leanne Rioux replied to Cousin It, Al's discussion Music
"That is EXACTLY what i do! I miss the church and the music and the people and the KNOWING it is true and what to do and where I was going! It is very depressing to me not having it all anymore..."
Jun 26, 2011
pollypinks replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"Leanne, When you get to a point that you feel you want to read stuff, and only then, pick up Philip Gulley's "If Grace Is True."  We get bogged down in feeling we need to be doing something, or, we get depressed occasionally…"
May 19, 2011
Linz replied to Leanne Rioux's discussion what is the purpose of life
"Thank you for your post. I now understand better what I am going through. my exmormon friend tells me I have a "god hole" it's not that I believe in god but there is a big hole where god used to be. When I try to talk to him about it…"
May 18, 2011

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