As An Atheist Can Your Life Have Purpose and Meaning?

I was wondering what other people thought about this.

I realize we weren't born with a purpose. No creator or "higher calling".

But as a non believer can your life have meaning and purpose without god?
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    Freethinker31

    Absolutely  Steph.......If our life  didn't  have purpose or meaning  then Atheism  would be a sham.....It is because  we do  that  we can show  that a good  fulfilling life  is possible  without a god in it.......Knowledge gives  us purpose...The more we learn, especially through science, the more  questions  we have and the more  we want to learn.....I am a retired  pharmacist  of 40 years, and my life  was very fulfilling ...Just knowing I was helping  people and making  their  lives  better gave me much pride.....I never expected some   deity  in the sky  to help me out.....I  worked  hard  and saved  my money and eventually everything  came  together.....Praying  to something or someone is a waste of time.....Doing and taking   control  of your life is the way to go......If you need help then  go to a professional with  knowledge and experience  to guide you along.......

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      Joan Denoo

      sor·ti·lege noun \ˈsȯr-tə-lij, -ˌlej\
      Definition of SORTILEGE

      1: divination by lots
      2: sorcery
      Origin of SORTILEGE
      Middle English, from Medieval Latin sortilegium, from Latinsortilegus foretelling, from sort-, sors lot + -i- + legere to gather — more at legend
      First Known Use: 14th century

      "Sortilege." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 7 Dec. 2014. a href="http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sortilege>" target="_blank">http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sortilege>;.

      I could find no other dictionary that defined sortilege.
      Thanks for the new word Clarence!

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        Leon Gretsky

        As an atheist, my purpose in life is to make theists feel like sh!t :)