Meaning of Life

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Meaning of Life

By | November 2012
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Sam Crouch
4/30/12
Weishaar
Meaning Of Life
“Live, Laugh, Love”, everyone knows this phrase and feel that’s what life is all about. They also hear derogatory terms in phrases that are media generated like “Y.O.L.O” by hip hop artist Drake meaning “you only live once”. Do people really know what the meaning of life is nowadays? The media & celebrities don’t care what they inflict or generate as long as they make quick cash. Today their really isn’t a meaning of life for these young kids and adults. So much has changed over the years to wear down the minds of people and make them think otherwise. I’ll show you what the meaning of life really meant to people.

The meaning of life in my eyes isn’t to live life to the fullest, or live today like your last. Its to make the most of your own life and to reach out to others. My favorite speech ever comes from the movie Coach Carter and it is : ”Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

According to Coach Carter it important to live up to your own God given potential and to not be scared to do so. It is your own light that makes you fear what you can do, who you can help. The meaning of life to me, is to help and dedicate as much time as possible to not only glorify God but to glorify God with others. I want to be able to glorify God no matter what, I don’t want to fear anything, I want to make manifest the glory of God,...