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The Power of Purpose, 2nd Edition by Richard Leider

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Chapter 10Why Do I Get Up in the Morning?

Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Living on purpose is a choice. It is a way of living in which you are aware each moment of each day that you have a choice about what to say and do and how to be. Every situation presents you with a new purpose moment—an opportunity to show up on purpose—and you are conscious of the opportunities.

In other words, living on purpose simply means becoming aware of who you are and what you are bringing to life during each day.

A good place to start living on purpose is to ponder the ultimate purpose question: Why do I get up in the morning? For many ...

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