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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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    I admire ME cause I am knocking myself out being a good father newly separated. My experience ... There is not a single advantage being a single Dad. Newly separated and going from...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 18

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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 5 days ago

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    I also admire humor. Earlier this morning I was driving somewhere and I came up on this car on one side of the bumper it read mean people suck on the other side it said nice people...
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I do admire maturity, maturity to me, means having as little bias as possible, accepting people, being respectful, and being an example of a good person.
    Tilou420 Tilou420 13-15, F Aug 20

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    To begin with I would love to say that yes I do admire these qualities in another being. But the sad truth about this is that at times it feels like it's becoming a thing of the...
    whisperingcampaign whisperingcampaign 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I admire these qualities, and I'm happy I possess them. I hope that doesn't sound arrogant, it isn't meant to. I have many "DUH" moments, and I know I lack common sense in some...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    There is a lady on the Florida Gulf Coast whom I admire and respect very much. She is intelligent, witty, kind, and insightful; but knows bs when she sees it. She is recently and...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M Aug 23

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    I'd like to find some folks to admire my size and encourage me to outgrow all my goals.... Specially if you're in Australia 😉
    Mime1 Mime1 36-40, M Aug 24

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    I admire men with good looks. But the finale is when he talks. The looks of a man is for the eyes only but his wit and intelligence capture both mind and heart. And if he is...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    Too many women nowadays rely on men, for money, clothes, food and a roof over their heads. But I for one believe that women can be just as good as men, they can provide a living...
    QualifiedVet QualifiedVet 26-30, F Aug 25

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    I admire my mum so much not only is she just a amazing, kind caring person, but the fact she has put up with my dad for 35yrs and still is putting up with him. Not that my dad is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25

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    I must say I enjoy seeing a woman with some extra pounds all about her body.Some heft to her chest,some junk in her trunk.Some jiggle to her belly,some thunder in her thighs.A big...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Aug 25

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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 8 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 the lion in the Wizard of Oz, like I need more of it myself to come to terms with my own challenges...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 2 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, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 5 Responses 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 3 days 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 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A few years ago my dad celebrated his 80th birthday. It was a very moving experience and it has made a lasting memory, a cherished memory. Beyond meeting relatives, that I havent...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    I like good manner rather than beauty without manner!
    shiengski shiengski 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    Plague by a usualness of great proportions Oblivious of who I am due to extreme contortions Who I am is eccentric and quirky But who I am not shall kill him with no mercy...
    SelfUnaware SelfUnaware 18-21 Aug 17

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    "A house divided cannot stand." - Abraham Lincoln. We need him more than ever before...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F Aug 17

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    I don't understand how people can be so vague. I could be running my mouth about the most interesting subject in the world - and the only people reacting to it are those with...
    Emilys93 Emilys93 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 17

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    I want someone for whom philosophical discussion is foreplay, someone who sometimes challenges me with their wit and evil sense of humor, someone I can reach out, someone I can...
    Goliath2014 Goliath2014 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Yes I do! I'm not a parents but I've seen lots of parents the way how they care their kids, :-)
    Gettingout72 Gettingout72 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I have respect for fathers who devote their lives to third kids❤️
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    My mother is the best !! Anyone agrees with there own Mom ??
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I love people who are caring and sensitive who have a enquiring mind and who are on the same wave length more than someone who looks like a super model the inner person is so much...
    Wheels64 Wheels64 46-50, M Aug 19

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    Okay so a lot of posts about inner beauty usually bash attractive people and I don't think that's far. It's not their fault that they were born attractive. They shouldn't be given...
    laxprincess laxprincess 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    The best type of humor is the intelligent kind. Who's with me?
    AJEckle AJEckle 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 19

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    Yes, there are many great dads out there I've recently met with. There are meet-up groups for single parents and it's certainly helped with talking things out and figuring things...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Not everyone is beautiful right? Because beauty comes from the inside and some people are ugly jerks
    laxprincess laxprincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    sure do as its one of the most important characteristics of a good person..citizen..son..husband..brother..father
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Wish I knew one.. My dad never knew his and they always physically and verbally fought. My dad treated me like **** the same way, we fought, and he's no longer in my life. My...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I mean yeah, considering my dad is ****