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What is the Purpose of Life?
Iíve given a lot of thought to this since becoming Catholic in 1995. It has to be
different than what I was taught as a Mormon since the only way to fulfill the Mormon
concept of the purpose of life is to be a Mormon.
Iíve searched the lives of the Saints in trying to discern the purpose of life.
Tied to the words of our Lord concerning the two great commandments, I believe
the purpose of life is to love God and to love our neighbors. Books could be written
about the purpose of life defined in this way. To put it very simply:
To love God means to learn of Him, to obey Him, to worship and serve Him.
To love our neighbors means to find a need and then fill it.
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