My Life: The Meaning And Purpose Of Life

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Pablo Picasso once proclaimed, "The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away,” a statement that resonates strongly with me. While many search for an astounding revelation about the meaning and purpose of life, I believe that it is a simple as Picasso stated: to find our gifts and put them to good use. I have been blessed with compassion and an affinity for science, gifts which lead me to trust that my purpose in life is to become a doctor. While there are a great number of people who knew from the time they were children that they wanted to be a doctor when they grew up, I was not one of them. Rather, my desire to go into medicine was born as a result of the culmination of my life experiences thus far. …show more content…
On the surface, it fulfilled my desire for a stable job that aligned with my interests. However, I soon realized that it resonated with me on an even deeper level. While my family is very fortunate for many reasons, we were not gifted with the best health. Because of this, I have grown up watching many of my family members suffer due to illness, the most impactful being my mom 's battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Through my family, I have come to know that disease impacts much more than just physical wellness. I have also learned what an enormous impact doctors can have on the lives of their patients, whether it be positive or negative. I want to have the opportunity to be a positive influence and provide patients and their families with the dedicated care my family has not always received, which has reaffirmed my desire to become a …show more content…
The purpose of life is to give it away,” a statement that resonates strongly with me. While many search for an astounding revelation about the meaning and purpose of life, I believe that it is a simple as Picasso stated: to find our gifts and put them to good use. I have been blessed with compassion and an affinity for science, gifts which lead me to trust that my purpose in life is to become a doctor. While there are a great number of people who knew from the time they were children that they wanted to be a doctor when they grew up, I was not one of them. Rather, my desire to go into medicine was born as a result of the culmination of my life experiences thus

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