Friday, April 26, 2013

Throwback Thursday

Yesterday is not my ordinary-thank-God-its-almost-Friday Thursday. I had an interesting girls night out with my not-so-new-found friends in Singapore after my basic yoga class.

During our satay-street-party at Lau Pa Sat, we eat, we laugh, we chat, we share, we reflect. As we try to consume the food, we found ourselves digesting our experiences in Singapore and how we keep up with the fast-paced life in this city. As one of us drop this question at the table:
"Ano nga ba ang purpose ng buhay?" (What is the purpose of life?)
That very moment, I already knew I would be writing a post for it.

Most of us if not everyone might have asked this question to ourselves at least once at certain moments in our lives. One's purpose in life is a profound question. A meaningful quest. A present we all want to unwrap.

From: It Takes a Man and a Woman Movie
Seriously, how would you answer this one spontaneously? In my humble attempt, I begin with the end in mind. How do you view life? Do you see it how statistics dictates the 68-year-average-life-expectancy-for-human-being on earth? Or you go beyond life?

Sixty-eight years related to eternity is beyond comparison. It's like a single star in the midst of the universe, or a glass of water compared to the vast pacific ocean. Understanding this principle place us strategically to answer the question, 'What is your life's purpose?' Knowing that your life here on earth is just a speck in the cosmic space will lead you to a simpler question, "Where should you want to invest your life in? earthly or eternal?"
For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? -- Mark 8:36 (NKJV)
Every invention has a purpose. Every road has an end. Every object has a use. Every masterpiece has its own design. Every word has a meaning. How much more a human being who is shaped by the Creator of heaven and earth?

Our ultimate goal according to the Bible,
"For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created through Him and for Him." -- Colossians 6:16
We are made to worship and give glory to our Almighty God.

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