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I Admire Mother Teresa

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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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    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 4 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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    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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    My Opinion

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

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    My mother told me she regretted getting married on her wedding night. It was supposed to be a romantic night between my parents and my father fell asleep. My parents were married...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I know this guy. Let's call him Reese. Reese is a full time college student. He also works full time. He is popular. He won homecoming king this year. He's a really sweet man. Very...
    groundcraze groundcraze 22-25, F a week ago

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    I admire your honesty when you say sweet little things to me. I admire you honesty when you say dirty little things to me. I admire your honesty when you look at me with your...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I really admire a close mother and daughter relationship. Any women have that relationship?
    Titan222 Titan222 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    Ever since I was little I admired Dr King. I remember recite some of his "I Have a Dream" speech when I was around seven. In my adult life, I admire him even more. He was educated...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M Dec 10

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    (Painting attached) After my mother passed away, I drew 23 portraits, knitted 3 sweaters, 3 scarves, a winter hat, and a sweater coat. I didn't speak to anyone for weeks. And at...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 20 Responses Nov 22

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    Stanley: Bald as a coot by his early 20s, with a full MPB horseshoe of black hair slicked back regardless, and a pate that could blind one with it's dazzling gloss. He was a young...
    ledertal ledertal 51-55, M Nov 29

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    You know humans think we are impartial judges but we're not, Beauty is inextricably tied to worth. Have you ever met a mother who thought her baby was ugly? it's not that she's...
    hpesoj88 hpesoj88 26-30, M 5 Responses Dec 2

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    I'm very curious to know if men truly do admire inner beauty vs outer beauty. I hear this often," men admire inner beauty", but society doesn't back this up. Physical beauty is...
    Paris46 Paris46 46-50, F 23 Responses Dec 4

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    So I went to this hospital to see one of my friends who was very sick! While I was in the waiting room this girl with cancer came to get her mom and she looked at me and why " will...
    tatiana04 tatiana04 16-17, F 8 Responses Dec 9

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    I love to draw I love drawing I like drawing I like to draw All of these groups exist on EP and there is the ability to create new groups easily. So why is the "I admire wit and...
    Wilbury Wilbury 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I admire people who take time to improve themselves. There is this lady in my group who always looks so beat, so good. When I see her I admire the fact that with all the stress in...
    crimsonreggie crimsonreggie 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I read not long ago, how some of the younger generation and by this I mean teens and those in their early twenties, are beginning to take an interest in such old fashioned pastimes...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was watching a movie and Julie, the girl, turns around and says, "What does it say about you when you don't like your friends?" and her friend replies, "That you're perfectly...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sorry to say this. But if you wanna be a head surgeon or a famous surgeon please keep your attitude in check. Last time I had a talk with the head of surgeon , he was a kind humble...
    Amaze16 Amaze16 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I've always been sort of jealous of people who weren't afraid to be who they were. I've gone through life being afraid of other people's opinions, so I sort of have this thing...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    The fact is only a shallow idiot would NOT admire inner beauty. Inner beauty can actually make an unattractive person look beautiful, at least to me.
    fukubus fukubus 41-45, M 7 Responses Dec 2

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    I admire Fungirlmmm. She writes great stories and I once lived in a 5 county area that didn't have as many people in it, as she has EP friends. :)
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 2

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    When he wasn't working as a young policeman, Stan was would usually be found in either a pair of oil stained overalls, working on the endless task of tinkering with his Triumph...
    ledertal ledertal 51-55, M Dec 3

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    I admire wit and intelligence ONLY when it is accompanied by the heart and soul.
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    Although I support women empowerment and independence, I am not a feminist per se. I believe men and women have roles and should treat each other with respect but in today's modern...
    WeberFerguson WeberFerguson 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    (Sketch attached, half way done) If it is a question on pain, then we've all had our fair share of sharp bitter truths. If it a question of beauty, then everyone has something...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 14 Responses Dec 8

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    I admire *** and Intelligence as well!
    fiery47 fiery47 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I admire strong and confident women, and I'm never afraid of them. Despite being confident, stubborn at times, they also have a feminine side. And that's what they wish a...
    Pasli45 Pasli45 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    I truly admire inner beauty. For me, beauty isn't all about facial, bootylicious and that kind of stuff..... It's truly so hard to find. If u can Identify a woman with that inner...
    Pasli45 Pasli45 41-45, M Dec 11

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    I didn't draw this and it doesn't belong in "I admire Wit and Intelligence" but I'm an attention ***** so here it is. Spam isn't the best quality meat you can get, but all of the...
    Wilbury Wilbury 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    I really admire a man who can cook and loves to cook. Maybe it's not a coincidence that my boyfriend wants to be an executive chef for a living lol
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Champion Girls I have had the pleasure of knowing many tomboys in my life and thanks to my Aunt Donna hearing about dozens of my female forebears who made great sacrifices for all...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    It's really remarkable to find so many people who I can relate too. My mother has been emotionally, physically, and verbally abusing me since I was a small child. I don't have any...
    WeOnlyHaveNow WeOnlyHaveNow 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 13

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    If you just glance at the stories I've written here, you manage to take one thing away: I hate my mother. I don't even consider her my mother. More like an older woman who kept...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    At this point I am unsure as to whether I have gotten better at dealing with not having my mother in my life or worse. I used to think I had it under control.. That was before my...
    indigopower indigopower 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Turned My Sports Loving Son into a Prissy Girly Girl Here is an amazing letter from a one of my favorite petticoating moms Rhonda. Like most women she was not aware of the...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Darlene Story - Another Successful Petticoating of a Little Brat Another great letter from my friend Rhonda. This time she tells the story of Darlene the boy she first witness...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Unfit Isn't A Strong Enough Word!-"You had a little sister...." My paternal grandmother dropped a bombshell a few months ago. She raised me because my mother who was just 17 when I...
    Shemiel Shemiel 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    Hi everyone, I'm glad I found this website, and I'm now able to share my story with people who will not judge me or think I'm crazy to think my mother is a narcissist. We all know...
    noite noite 26-30, F Dec 6

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    I have always wandered and questioned what the relationship between myself and mother means to either of us. I have this over whelming sadness due to the fact that even though she...
    Sproetjies3 Sproetjies3 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    She Walked Away Whether She Admits Or Not- It is a complicated matter but my father traveled with my sibling and myself back to his homeland very young. To our mother he said it...
    Izaakhs Izaakhs 22-25, M a week ago

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    She Walked Away Whether She Admits Or Not- It is a complicated matter but my father traveled with my sibling and myself back to his homeland very young. To our mother he said it...
    Izaakhs Izaakhs 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am beyond frustrated. Because of a divorce and some other personal issues (that were not my fault), I was forced to move back in with my parents. I am 43 years old and have a...
    cosmowoman13 cosmowoman13 41-45, F Nov 22

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