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I Admire Mother Teresa

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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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    My Opinion

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

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Sep 15

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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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    Society tends to talk about, acknowledge and admire mothers as they are totally awesome (!!) but what about the dads? I don't think we acknowledge them enough. There are many good...
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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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 3 hrs ago

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    I am the mother of four, all grown now and it is the most rewarding part of my life. I have been a mother nearly all of my adult life and I can't think of not ever being one. I...
    LadyMantis LadyMantis 51-55, F 2 Responses 56 mins ago

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    Great article, "My Mother Doesn’t Love Me and the Process of Grieving." http://emergingfrombroken.com/my-mother-doesn%E2%80%99t-love-me-and-the-process-of-grieving/
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Good article, "My Mother doesn't love me and the process of Grieving." http://emergingfrombroken.com/my-mother-doesn%E2%80%99t-love-me-and-the-process-of-grieving/
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    I admired my mother very much because she loved her kids very much. She taught us the facts of life, how to stand up for our opinions, read to us and helped us with homework in...
    bustymominbackyard bustymominbackyard 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 15

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    My mom. I love her so dear. She brought me into this world, taught me right from wrong, was and still is here when I'm sick and in need, and helps me make the right choices and...
    babyglp babyglp 46-50, M Sep 15

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    My mother is my best friend . She knows more about me then anyone . I hide absolutely nothing from her because that's lame. I trust her with everything and love her to death.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 15

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    Mothers are next to God ❤️
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Intelligence is shown when you communicate with other. I admire great mid such as Malcolm Gladwell who can synthesize complex subject into simple term, but yet not too simplistic...
    Dabigd Dabigd 31-35, M Sep 5

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    Well, maybe "admire" is a strong word. I've never really admired anything in my life. Appreciate, sure, but we have to remember that everyone, EVERYONE, is a teeny tiny bit fake...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 11

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    So I cursed out my mother today. I want you guys to tell me what you would do to me(as a punishment) first before I say what really happened. Start the comments! Also I want full...
    Romeo0234 Romeo0234 16-17, M 5 Responses Sep 14

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    I was abused by my mother, in and out of care homes where abouse sexually and emotionally was normal. I did eventually went to live with my sister I owe her so much. Met a guy he...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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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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    All winter I would complain that Jon is married to his work, but then I remember that he works so very hard for our summer holidays. So what does he do with his 3 month holiday...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I appreciate wit and intelligence but I do not admire it.
    JoeGogg JoeGogg 36-40, M 9 Responses Sep 1

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    Tbh I don't hate on these threads I just don't understand why people admire or rather be overweight or morbidly obese. Is it not harder to breath and do normal easy everyday...
    TheTypewriter TheTypewriter 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I admire courage when I see it in others, but seeing it in them makes me feel like the lion in the Wizard of Oz, like I need more of it myself to come to terms with my own...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I am a fool and my scale of majoring is also does not match any MENSA member. I enjoy and admire a good laugh, when GOD's Mystery shine.
    HurtTornSpeechless HurtTornSpeechless 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Admire isn't quite the right word. But it's definitely one of the things I like!
    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Sometimes it's hard to find and I admire it because as a woman inner beauty is important but that's the problem with this generation they think it's all about the looks I hope...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 10

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    I don't just admire it, i need it. I need people i can relate to and hold an actual conversation with. Someone who can hold my interest for more than two seconds and make me laugh...
    thetalkingmushroom thetalkingmushroom 18-21, M 7 Responses Sep 11

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    I think the fact that I admire self discipline implies that I recognize I could use more of it than what I have, at least in dealing with my weaknesses. I wish I could turn off the...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    I admire all of you dads! It's a hard job but someone has to do it and it seems most of you do it quite well! It's not always perfect but the good times are a bliss. I wouldn't...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I admire inner beauty. It's not what's on the outside, but what's in the inside. ♥️ she doesn't have to be pretty... Although she may be gorgeous.
    juliakopman11 juliakopman11 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    To me, to say that intelligence or wit are admirable traits would be like saying that being tall, or black, or gifted, or Austrian are traits worthy of praise. I admire...
    hugo1964 hugo1964 41-45, M 8 Responses Sep 18

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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 5 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I admire women who have their own goals and strive to attain those goals, yet are willing to take time to help and love others. These women are the ones I respect the most. These...
    ironman6348 ironman6348 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Hi everyone; I have posted a couple responses here, I am very familiar with PA Mothers now. I decided to share my story and see if anyone can relate to mine. For a brief...
    XXwoundedXX XXwoundedXX 51-55, F Sep 14

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    No contact with my mother for a week now. I prefer when there is no contact. She only contacts me when she wants to take one of my children out. I am considering stopping this...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    Throughout most of my life, I've been closer to my mother then to my father, for various reasons, we don't get along. My mother has been the overprotective and controlling type...
    Gregory1990 Gregory1990 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Four days straight of crying because of my mothers death. My father remarried rather quickly after her death. He has done so many things to hurt me and my sister . Everyone around...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 20

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    As it was told to me, when I was around 2-3 yrs old my dad and my mother broke up. She moved to California and originally took me with her. Months later, she called my father and...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F Aug 31

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    You know what really bothers me, and my husband reminds of this periodically, is that I am showing my kids how they should treat me when they get older by the way I engage with and...
    nkmnovember nkmnovember 36-40 Sep 1

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    one sided phone conversation have you ever has those? where you pick the phone and mother seems to have a conversation on her own, despite whatever you said? example: mother...
    fien fien 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I am living in Northern England, rapidly approaching the age of 35, depressed that I've never been able to have a real social life. The problem is that I'm still living with my...
    CodemonkeyNE CodemonkeyNE 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    My mother is a narcissist. My dad is her faithful enabler. They have been married for 52 years and to this day he does what she says. My mother was never home growing up. When...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    My mother's name was Margaret Mandarinka Simza. Her middle name was the Slovak word for "tangerine" because when she was born, her parents had no food in the house except a basket...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 2 Responses