What gives your life meaning?
I came into contact recently with a man who bewailed life and called it meaningless. I happen to agree with him. At it’s most basic level, life is meaningless.
“But he whose mind and intellect abide
Himself abides in life.” ~ Lucretius
I find joy and meaning in expanding my knowledge and experience. I reassured the despairing man that it’s possible to live happily investing in various activities that give meaning.
I am passionately involved in community theatre. I read a lot. I write. Though currently between jobs, I work. I take pleasure in the lives of my children.
What about you? Is there a transcendent meaning to your life? Do seemingly mundane things give it meaning?
Please, enlighten us.
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