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I Admire The Amish

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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 9 Responses May 2, 2010

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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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    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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    I Am Watching A Documentary And Find It So Interesting

    I think that their way of life is under-estimated to be honest. I do not know if I could live it or for how long but I would love to experience it to see what its really like... in this documentary a young group of Amish go to UK and share time with ordinary english people in a...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Sep 16, 2012

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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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    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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    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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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    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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    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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    Wilbury Wilbury 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 12

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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 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 12 hrs ago

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    Please never exchange Money for Memories and especially over the Holidays.Instead of buying a Christmas card take the time to make your own for the one you love and write down what...
    quito1969 quito1969 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    i am in a habit of staring non stop at full bodied woman. i love it so much. ravishing beauties...i love u..
    imforwomen imforwomen 36-40, M Nov 22

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    DorkyGuy90 DorkyGuy90 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 22

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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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    Wish I knew more creative people like myself....
    AaliyahLove AaliyahLove 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Bear and forbear: bear (tolerate), through the virtue of courage, whatever irrational pain or suffering would otherwise be feared and avoided; forbear (reject), through the virtue...
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M Nov 22

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    Please stop laughing or I'd be on top of you in second. And you know I shouldn't do that because, well, we're in a public place. By the way, has anyone told you you're eyes are...
    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    my daugther need discipline so she can learn her mistakes
    ROWELLLISA421 ROWELLLISA421 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 23

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    Its a persons inner beauty that intrigues me more towards them and makes me want to spend more time and engage in more meaningful conversation no matter how long or short the...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    im here to find a REAL dominant man to guide and train me online...not looking for a grandpa. message me if you can be him...
    rainygirl1992 rainygirl1992 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    (Drawing attached) Cara Delevingne A quick one. What do you think? Sometimes as human, we're so busy waiting for someone to love us that we've forgotten about the one person we...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 17 Responses Nov 23

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    (Drawing attached) It took me almost three days to finish this, ( last July) and one of the hardest. You can visit my deviantArt or my tumblr for more. "Gravitation is not...
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    Mainly because I want to do that too. I love children and want to adopt someday. Hopefully in 2-3 years, I can make that happen.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    if only people i dated had better knowledge than looks..
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 24

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    (Drawing attached) No matter where you are in your journey, no matter what you do for a living or even what you eat for dinner, you are loved. Just remember that. Good morning
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    Our inventions mirror our secret wishes. Lawrence Durrell
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    During my kid years, I was always called "ugly" by my family and peers. I remember a boy coming up to me in 3rd grade and saying "idk why J likes you when you are so ugly". When I...
    rojn rojn 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    You know the voice artist from the Police Academy movies? He can make almost any sound with his voice. It's remarkable! Go look him up on YouTube if you have time. He'll be able...
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