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I Admire Mother Teresa

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    Not Really Sure Waht's Happening

    A few months ago, my financial situation was in dire straits. My phone was cut off, and I was fearing that my utilities weren't far behind. I was praying and praying. One weekend, just around the time my phone service was cut off, my friend handed me what looked like a small...
    teagranny teagranny 51-55, F Dec 29, 2010

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    Very Good Person

    Mother teresa is a very good person; and I agree with most of  her quotes. she has great ones. I saw this one today; it's a good one. "Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who...
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F Sep 15, 2012

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    Pottery

    I once visited a pottery-making shop. A guy, who was probably in his mid-50s, was showing us how a jar is made. He said you have to have the correct hand pressure to shape the clay. I was amazed as he slowly mold the clay into a beautiful jar with his gentle yet firm hands...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F May 6, 2013

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    My Opinion

     She is one of my favorite saints.  
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Being unwanted, unloved,

    uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.Mother Teresa.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 15

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    The Perfect Role Model

    People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 7, 2012

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    Mother LOVE OVERRIDE

    it didn't matter to her what was hers and what wasn't . she just did what she had to do , in her case love  over rides any other emotion , the stronger emotion wins   LOVE OVERRIDE i coined a new phrase
    LOVEoverRIDE LOVEoverRIDE 26-30, M 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    I am a woman who has breastfed her two teenagers when they were born. I am now pregnant again now and will continue that tradition of breastfeeding when my twins are born in...
    singlepregnantmom singlepregnantmom 36-40, F 18 mins ago

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    Mothers are next to God ❤️
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    He is just so freaking cute... I haven't crushed on anyone as long as I've crushed on him. It's mostly because I admire him. He takes care of his wife and baby... even with their...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I so want to admire myself for being brave and not hiding myself so I don't get hurt but I can't because I'm afraid. I don't try to be someone I'm not...I'm not a phony. That would...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 Sep 21

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    A good mother raises a child on love, and nessacary discipline. Parents that do not have children that go on rampages and grow up broken and don't know how to control it. That's...
    blabweekly blabweekly 13-15, F Oct 5

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    I admire people who are real and true. I admire people who aren't afraid to stand up for who they are. I believe if you're faking who you are, you're just making the impression...
    drinksandflowers drinksandflowers 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    Hmm... Wit and intelligence are among the more desirable traits at least that's what I think... In my experience I've always enjoyed being around people that had and wit and...
    howboutit1 howboutit1 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I admire those people who has disability but still fighting to survive,those people who are brave to face the challenges in life,those who are still working to help their families...
    onionheart16 onionheart16 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Being unique isn't easy, but those that are unique are admired for finding their true self in a world where people follow the "perfect society" when really they are fake.
    Reesessquad Reesessquad 13-15, F Sep 24

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    I admire people that have the dignity to demonstrate self respect in the way they present themselves and interact with others. If we don't stick to our principles by acting in a...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    I always addicted to see the beautiful things inside people. I admire people's traits more than their looks. Really I addict to their character and imagine what they feel and how...
    peterrizk peterrizk 22-25, M Sep 28

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    Add a dash of Sarcasm...a little Flirting... Perfect... So... I admire all that, can l find all that in one person... No... I find all of the above and more in my EP friends...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I have always had a strong affinity for those who are naturally inclined to express themselves creatively & intellectually in a graceful; classy manner that goes against the grains...
    josha202 josha202 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Inner beauty is an amazing, wonderful thing. It's something I've always admired in people. I love the kindness and compassion they seem to have so easily *sigh*
    kc07 kc07 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 1

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    Anyone who is strong enough to take care of their child and love them unconditionally, warts and all, is a person to be admired. I want to the type of mom that my kids look up to...
    JDizzlePop JDizzlePop 18-21, F Oct 4

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    So much of our culture and society is focused on sex and looking a certain way. Wear these clothes, be this weight, act like this! Why should I listen to you culture? I admire...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 7 Responses Oct 4

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    I knew a few special needs kids in school. I remember how mean some people could be to them and they just had this light in them. They were really nice to everyone and never gave...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    Now, I know that they aren't all as pretty as the ones I see pics of online, but I do admire the way that these people have all that they truly need to get by on and sometimes do...
    MollyPetal MollyPetal 41-45, T Oct 6

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    Her Thai nickname is Bua meaning a Lotus flower. I've met her at a temple in the countryside in my country. She so beautiful but she'd given up the lifestyle she has to devote her...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Ben Chalatit He's a singer in Thailand he openly said to a crowd of people in the concert I went to. "Does anyone here not know that I'm gay? I'm gay!" Then he sings the song...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F Oct 10

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    Yes I am... I think a gain admirer might be more accurate.. He likes my weight gain. and my now massive fat body..
    bigtimms bigtimms 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Not only do I admire, but I am intrigued someone with wit and intelligence. It makes a person 498372x more interesting, to the 1000000000000 power.
    Suada117 Suada117 26-30, F 12 Responses Oct 12

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    The girl next door gets undressed in her bedroom with the lights on and the curtains open. Now I know you're thinking I'm a peeping tom but I'm not - I don't think. The first few...
    mannin1 mannin1 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Admire? These men have my heart. Far too many step back from parenthood and leave it up to mom. Your children NEED you. Step up to the plate.
    niklb niklb 41-45, F a week ago

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    I worked the Fair when it came to my city just recently. I had been cleaning a food vendor, getting it ready to open for business during the twelve days the Fair would be here in...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I really do admire those who choose not to give up. The stupid ones who are determined are a hazard though...
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Wearing a Hijab (headscarf) comes with its pros and cons, not everyone is willing to accept that you are walking around with a cloth on your head. It doesn't really make you ugly...
    aminaas aminaas 18-21, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    There is nothing that makes me feel more feminine than a man who can lead. A man who leads makes me feel safe and secure. It feels so natural to help and support him in his role...
    bunnigirl bunnigirl 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not having one myself, I admire a man who is a good father. I think its a hard job but a rewarding one, I have helped out with fostering but do not have children on my own. I...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I admire people who dare to be different. It's nothing wrong with not following a trend just because thats whats in. It's good to do what you like and act how you like, as long as...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think we all have amazing traits :) I have been judged inside and out and it's just so easy to judge from the outside but it's pretty awesome being open minded and looking at...
    cdestiel cdestiel 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    A fantasy tale When we first married she was a wild woman stubborn and unruly. She didn't care about anyone but herself. This brought a lot of tension into the relationship. We...
    00TimEP 00TimEP 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I admire my sister: she's strong as well as confident. At least I'm strong though. She's a great older sister and I always looked up to her when we were growing up. She did some...
    SlowWhispa SlowWhispa 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Who doesn't admire wit and intelligence?
    princeofthieves123 princeofthieves123 31-35, M 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    A bit of background on me first. I am 3 months post partum with our 2nd son. 6 weeks after my first pregnancy, I looked like my pre pregnancy self again. No stretch marks. Well...
    kendrao kendrao 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    So my fiance and I are getting married next August, at which point we will have been together nearly 5 years. Our relationship is very strong, we truly are perfect for each other...
    WifeToBe822 WifeToBe822 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    as i re arranged the furniture in my living room today, i couldn't help but feel nostalgic. i have this wooden rocker. it's not the prettiest or the most fancy of chairs, but it...
    smokieBrie smokieBrie 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    My mother has been passive aggressive my whole life yet I just realized it in my early 40's. My father died 3 years ago and that's when her PA really escalated. The first 6...
    alleb1990 alleb1990 41-45 3 Responses Oct 5

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    I was born in South Korea to a Black mother in the US Army and a "local" [Korean Mother/White Father] father. When I was 1 my mother left Korea with me claiming sudden assignment...
    DiemLibre07 DiemLibre07 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Sooo my dilemma is a very frustrating one ... This story has years of history behind it but I'm not writing a book so long story short I have been livid with my mother for over a...
    denisestephanie denisestephanie 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been NC with her for over 3 years now. It took me almost 40 years to figure it out but once I did there was no turning back. I was raised by a woman without the capacity...
    supercalitex supercalitex 41-45, F 3 Responses