Meaning verses Purpose

What is the meaning of life? How many times have we asked this question? How many times have we heard someone else ask it? Why do we spend time searching for the meaning of life? Instead, why not search for your purpose in life.

As the days and months pass your time spent searching for the meaning of life could have been spent looking for, working on, or discovering your purpose in life. There is a difference and the difference is huge.

The word purpose is defined as:

: the reason why something is done or used : the aim or intention of something

: the feeling of being determined to do or achieve something

: the aim or goal of a person : what a person is trying to do, become, etc.

Definition of Purposemeaning-of-life

This definition has three glaring calls to action. First, you must have intention, second you must be determined, and finally, you must have a goal. Life without meaning is dark, vacant, and hopeless. Life without purpose is a drain on society and an even larger drain on those around you.

Find your purpose, then search for the meaning in your life.

Video Information:

“A Reflection of Destiny” – An Original Composition
Track by Anurag Mistra
Improvisation by Mark Jeffery Campayno
https://www.youtube.com/user/mrcampy123

This is a gorgeous track produced by my friend Anurag Mishra and one that is perfectly suited to playing improvised lines over. Everything about it is suited to melodic development and soaring vocal-like lines.This is my first move into playing lines that are not typical or expected. I played with a more legato tech nique in this solo then I ever have before letting the sound of the guitar do the rest.

This “moving away” from traditional musical expression comes from two things: Daring to be different, forcing change in my usual approach to playing, and a lot of reflection on guitar playing in general. Sometimes expression on the instrument can only be produced by forcing technical demands in both rhythm and note choice.

There is no question that musical performance, especially improvising, it’s the truest manifestation of the soul.

Thank you Anurag for an amazing track.

Check out Anurag’s music!

Anurag Mishra’s Bandcamp

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