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The Power of Purpose, 2nd Edition by Richard Leider

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Chapter 4The Gift of Purpose

Service is not possible unless it is rooted in love and nonviolence. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

Life purpose is a gift that you give naturally and spontaneously. Remember those times when people you care about wanted you to share with them? Maybe they were in need and asked for your contribution. Think about what you love doing and what you want to contribute naturally. What do you want to give others that would make a difference for them? What is it that you see naturally, that you would like them to see for themselves?

Your life purpose is a gift for three reasons. First, you didn’t have to earn it—it came with your birth. Second, it is a gift because ...

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