The Purpose-Driven Life, UU Style

Reflection by Rev. Diane Rollert, 25 September 2016 (Audio Available)

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So, what on earth are we here for? I’m going to guess that this is a question that isn’t easily answered by most of us. Certainly not on the spot, not without a lot of time to really reflect on it. The other day someone said to me, “When I think of my own purpose, I think: ‘I don’t know!’”, as they let the words drift upwards into a question, and drew their shoulders into a giant shrug. 

Maybe you’ve been asking yourself this question a lot lately. Maybe it’s a question you left behind long ago. Or maybe you are just busy living life and simply don’t have the time or inclination to ask yourself why you are here on this earth. Why? For what discernible purpose?

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