Welcome>Share>Helping Others Share Digg Facebook Google+ Myspace Pinterest Reddit Twitter Email Print Helping Others Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” We couldn't have said it any better. Finding Your Mission Finding your sense of mission and purpose can be a bit difficult sometimes, especially as you grow older and have already accomplished what you set out to do. Answers For Me © AnswersForMe.org. Click here for content usage information.