noun: purpose; plural noun: purposes
the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.
“the purpose of the meeting is to appoint a trustee” (Google dictionary)
The reason for which something exists.
We all exist for reason, but when has anyone asked you why you EXIST?
We tend to go through our days going through mechanical motions, preprogrammed, oftentimes doing what is expected of us, rather than attempting to determine what it is in fact that we were created for. We have come to a place of complacency where we do not delve, ponder, question-make any effort to try to figure out this PURPOSE.
And this, this quest to understand my own purpose has brought me to a crossroad in my own journey when I have to question if I am truly where my purpose intends for me to be.
How do we begin to understand what our true purpose is? How do we explain to others, to our children, the difference between a job or career, and their purpose?