What’s the purpose of life?  It’s THE big question that we all ask.  What’s the point of all this?  Why are we here?  What are we supposed to be doing with our lives? We ask these questions hoping THE answer drops in our lap making everything okay.  We humans have a control issue around this whole “purpose” thing.  When we have an answer, we feel like we don’t have to go any further, we have control over the issue and we remain the supreme being. Unfortunately, having answers, especially to these kinds of questions, doesn’t mean a thing in terms of control.  As always, the only thing we can control is our actions.  We can’t even control our thoughts and emotions.  Have you ever tried?  They just seem to bubble up constantly, and there’s little we can do about it. Having an answer actually creates a bigger responsibility around doing something about it.  If you know what your purpose is, you have an obligation to the Universe to fulfill it. While there’s no right answer to the “purpose of life” question, Dan Millman, author of the classic, Way of the Peaceful Warrior, believes that there are four purposes.  He lays them out in his