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Purpose In Life: Rick Warren On What's Keeping You From Finding It (VIDEO)

02/20/2013 11:26 am ET

After reading tens of thousands of letters and talking to people over the last 10 years, Pastor Rick Warren -- bestselling author of The Purpose Driven Life -- says it became very clear to him that the two biggest reasons people do not fulfill their purpose in life are envy and people-pleasing. In this clip from "Oprah's Lifeclass," Pastor Warren explains the difference between the two.

"Envy is 'I must be like you to be happy,' I've got to look like you, I've got to have your money, I've got to have your kids, your family, your husband.' That’s envy," he says. "People-pleasing is 'I must be liked by you to be happy. And unless you like me, then I can’t be happy.' So if I have to be like you or I have to be liked by you, those two things will cause you to miss God’s purpose for your life."

Tune in to Pastor Warren on "Oprah's Lifeclass" at 9 p.m. ET on Feb. 24 on OWN.

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