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I Admire The Amish

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    I Love Their Devotion To The Lord

    I have always admired the Amish.  I sometimes feel like I wanted or at least wish I could be that disiplined but I'm not.  I think living that simple life is really cool.  Just think how much we'd save on our utility bills to not have all of these electrical...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 7 Responses May 22, 2010

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    Amish Simplicity

    Since my best friend is Amish.....I've come to learn a lot about them and their ways.  Their lifestyle is so simple and pure.  The don't care about material things and see the best in others.  They work hard, love each other dearly, and aren't concerned about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 2, 2010

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    I love their pure way of living but I don't think I could live without my modern way of living.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    Forgiveness

    Having a graduate degree, I obviously don't agree with the Amish view on education. But, I do admire their view on forgiveness. The Nickle Mines tragedy reminded me that forgiveness for anything is possible...if you want it. To free yourself from the bondage of hate, anger, and...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F Oct 17, 2013

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    The Simple People

    It is good to see them keeping family at the heart of their homes and their community. The quite ways working for works own reward.I greatly admire the simple ways and the ideas they put into practice.
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    In so many days of being around people like our parents, You can either come to love or hate them I suppose Or maybe a bit of both! lol. I love them both and My mother I will...
    Traveller96 Traveller96 18-21, F Apr 29

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    I bought some heels. I loved them. I walked in them and I admired their design. But they started to hurt my feet, it became painful to walk in them and I was unstable when I stood...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 4 Responses May 11

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    Okay let's get this straight I use to admire them. Until one department made me feel so uncomfortable I had to quit because I couldn't even train. Then I went back to a fire...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F May 18

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    While I would never dismiss the endless work of a single parent raising children, I truly admire the family that has a good father as its leader. The children and wife seem to be...
    bunnigirl bunnigirl 46-50, F 2 Responses May 19

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    Why do I admire my mother? Well, she is the bravest person I saw in my life, while she was fighting against a terrible disease called breast cancer, she raised my brother aged 6...
    AHqt AHqt 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Not a lot of people have common sense nowadays . If you actually have common sense I admire that
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 14 Responses Apr 28

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    I admire this trait in a person, I think we all do as human beings. Whether that honesty and sincerity causes your feelings to get hurt. It's very respectable.
    CatsandDonuts CatsandDonuts 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I truly admire John Lennon as a musician and singer. I really love the song of his called "Imagine". This song speaks volumes to me about his mind and lovely it would be in his...
    momlovesoutdoors momlovesoutdoors 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I admire brave people, but hate that ones which are just acting brave. It's silly.
    KatyCat008 KatyCat008 13-15 May 2

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    I'm not married, but I really do admire this. I think it would be really hard to bring it up the first time (!!) and maybe you won't know if it will be hot or if it will ruin the...
    blazerfan blazerfan 36-40, F 29 Responses May 2

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    I admire younger dominant hung men because I'm extremely jealous of them. They are who I wish I was but instead I am a submissive, unhung wimp. I would love for a dominant hung...
    littleweewee123 littleweewee123 41-45, M 1 Response May 2

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    I admire my mum, for putting up with me this long, through both my worst and good times. But I won't be able to cope if I ever lost her. I'm so reliant upon her.
    clobobxo clobobxo 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    ...who are also kind and loving. To be love or admired or desired by such a woman is very gratifying.
    AbbottLewis AbbottLewis 46-50, M May 6

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    I admire intelligence almost more then any other attribute, in myself and in others. I'm so frustrated lately because I feel so stupid from being extremely depressed and having...
    kristinabmarie212 kristinabmarie212 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I can't even begin my fav list of strong, confident women but lately I have been a firm admirer of the phenomenal shonda rhimes. TOo amazing for words.
    lovroffinewine lovroffinewine 18-21, F May 7

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    i admire my mother. I love how she dresses up, I love how supportive she is to me, I love her cooking. I love how she was able to still love my father even if he had been cheating...
    indrapurry777 indrapurry777 16-17, F 1 Response May 7

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    I'm not entirely convinced that my wit and intelligence are above average. But I am certain that I USE them. That said, I find it extremely sexy if a man can match mine. It's not a...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 18 Responses May 12

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    I also admire wit and intelligence
    RoomForMore RoomForMore 18-21, F 6 Responses May 14

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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 as...
    bunnigirl bunnigirl 46-50, F 8 Responses May 16

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    I Don't actually.......I Mean what is there to admire in living and following like a sheep? you should be your own person...You have the right to that.
    angelicFaces angelicFaces 26-30, M 1 Response May 17

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    Ahhhh, admire might be an understatement with my feelings on a great tattoo. to see a great work of art on a mans chest or arms kind of sends tingles down my spine. Gets me purring...
    angeleyes4urpleasure angeleyes4urpleasure 41-45, F 2 Responses May 18

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    For those who Say "they admire Inner Beauty", do not be So Quick to think "people who They think possess Inner beauty" COME BY IT EASILY. Life "is The Same" for Everyone...
    canuctherealme canuctherealme 61-65 2 Responses May 19

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    I Admire both a man and a woman who are good mother and father. But unfortunately if the statistics that 90% of parents in this day and age continue to spank their kids. The good...
    Noelthemadhouse Noelthemadhouse 26-30, M 4 Responses May 19

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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...
    000timep 000timep 51-55, M 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    The Guy I feel things for from my favorite coffee shop. I Admire him. I Don't have a clue why. But I do.
    Noelthemadhouse Noelthemadhouse 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I truly admire a woman of size.I love their big bellies and thick thunder thighs.With wide robust hips and a butt that won't stop.I love a big woman who has a heavy large top.From...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I admire simplicity SO much :-)
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    a confident woman is really really sexy, even if she is not a "top model" but it's a great turn on to me
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    And quite frankly, I am not seeing very much of it on EP.
    1ClassyMinnie 1ClassyMinnie 70+, F 7 Responses Apr 28

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    Mum, you can't read this coz you don't like computers (loool), i don't get you, coz i'm a young Man. Mum, just to say thanks for everything, you have always been there for us, for...
    Tchoussang Tchoussang 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Step into the warming orbit of her soul once again. Allow the fragrance of tender skin and trusting caresses remedy a bitter moment of the past. Bite your lips and lay down...
    Dominantvelvet Dominantvelvet 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I don't have any tattoos . YET . But I plan on getting my first one after the summer . I've always loved tattoos but I of course want to make sure I get what I want . I don't...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 13 Responses Apr 28

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    My mom is gone now. She died in 2007. I cared for her through her journey with cancer and have felt I never regretted anything. It was an honor to give back to her some of the love...
    GailC240 GailC240 46-50 4 Responses Apr 28

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    Doesn't mean I really have any though! Admiring from a distance, all the disciplined people out there
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 28

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    A powerful quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. from years past...disturbing that not much has changed... ~A Night Devoid of Stars~ Are we seeking power for power’s sake? Or are we...
    psychedelicsuzy psychedelicsuzy 31-35, F Apr 28

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