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The Power of Purpose, 3rd Edition by Richard J. Leider

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CHAPTER 2The Purpose Myths

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Service is the rent we pay for living. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN

“Let Life Question You!”

Viktor Frankl, Holocaust survivor, therapist, and author of Man’s Search for Meaning, was another person who profoundly impacted my life. Frankl noted that many of us are questioning life, and suggested instead, “Let life question you!” We ask: What has life done for me? Will things go my way today? What’s in it for me? However, there is a more powerful wisdom in reversing the questioning and letting life question us. An openness to being questioned by life ...

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