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I Admire The Amish

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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 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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    Acceptance... Radical acceptance.. “Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend...
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    My mum is an absolutely incredible person, my rock. She's been through so much and yet she's still one of the strongest people I know. She raised me all by herself, lifted us from...
    Kakakarotcake Kakakarotcake 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Uzo Aduba is one talented lady!
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    Growing up in Barbados my mom taught me to own my sexuality and my body, But..she always told me that my education was my number 1 priority and no one could take that away from me...
    destyniee4 destyniee4 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My grandmother was, my mother is. I've been told I am. This is my premier role. I love my children with all my heart. I want to see them grown into healthy, high functioning adults...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Calm after hurt. Calm after shamed. No vengeful urges Able to move forward. Able to get over past pain. Me admires those who can. Me cant. And suffers almost...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I met some men whom I admire because they're so witty, smart and intelligent but they are lonely, some are confused....in the process they shared that they are free thinkers, are...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 18 Responses 5 days ago

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    Do you have inner Beauty... in the world of Botox, and playing around with your bodies to look like and be accepted like a celeb have you stopped to think, I am me, I am a good...
    walkingwithlove walkingwithlove 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I admire traditional relationships. I believe the man is the head of household. When I misbehave I am given a stern lecture, I'm taken otk, panties down & spanked until my bottom...
    debdd debdd 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Many have had it worse than me. An ep pal has and can work. Me admires them. When jealousy leaves.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I admire my mother . She is an awesome person . She is kind , strong and brave . Honestly she is the only reason that I'm here !!! yeah ... I met her here and she is not my real...
    Sia17 Sia17 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Even when they irk me. One rarely visits. But me admires her. Even though she thinks me dont.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    i always admire and love boobs so much, the most attractive and sexy part of female body
    boobilicious4you boobilicious4you 22-25, M Jun 28

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    yes i do admire them they are so cute no doubt
    boobilicious4you boobilicious4you 22-25, M Jun 28

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    I admire people,that are not afraid to be themselves! I strongly believe,you will be discovered eventually,playing charades with other's lives. So why put yourself,and others...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F Jun 26

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    My Mom had been wanting me to drive her to Brenham,Texas to do some genealogy research. I told her that was a long way to drive just for that, we might have to take a few side...
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    I absolutely admire her incredible skills and amazing fighting spirit. The way she fought for her victories against players much taller and heavier than her will never cease to...
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M Jun 22

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    Today is Father's Day and let me share with you some thoughts about my dad. For me, Papa is my standard of a good man. He may not be perfect and he might have made some mistakes...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Happy Father's Day to those men who are men and real dads. I've never had one, but I see the ones that are and admire them. I think it's tricky to be a good dad as there are so...
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F Jun 21

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    yes i love but have no one to admire sadly
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19

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    I really do admire strong confident women. Not only are they inspirational but they help build you up. My fitness group met this past Sunday and these are women from all over of...
    autumnrose1408 autumnrose1408 22-25 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I was listening to someone relate how much they love feminine women who embrace their traditional roles. I respect that, and admire women who choose that - rock it girl! However...
    Elbellzi Elbellzi 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    I Admire My Mother I admire my mother simply because she's a very hardworking mum. She's always been my role model since when I was a kid. She's just best mum in the world even...
    AnnabellaPS AnnabellaPS 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I was taught to admire being honest and have sincerity when talking, chatting, and writing to others. I have passed those wonderful traits on to my own kids. I am sure my...
    matureblondefemale matureblondefemale 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 16

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    My mother recently went through breast cancer and had both breast removed and has been cut on both sides under her arms. I have had a lot of health issues to and just had my second...
    Darlin1977 Darlin1977 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    yes i do admire them because of their dedication and hard work for their kids
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 16

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    http://youtu.be/PNUqicbFBN0 Being who you are, unabashedly takes true courage. Never give up on yourself, never stop trying to be the best individual you can be. If other people...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    Wit and Intelligence seems very rare these days that you have to admire it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 14

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    I admired my mother very much when she was alive. Mom died a few years ago from brain cancer. We were very close as any mother and daughter could be. She taught me a lot in life...
    readytovacation readytovacation 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 13

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    When I see nice little interactions between a daughter and father it makes happy. Today on the bus there was a father who was amusing his daughter, and let her push the button for...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 11

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    You don´t know me until you understand what I´m NOT telling to you...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    I'm a single father of a daughter. She is something special to me. She has taught me just as much as I have taught her. I love being a dad.
    buster8u2 buster8u2 51-55, M 9 Responses Jun 10

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    Common sense is a trait I think some people really seem to struggle with. Whether it's reading simple instructions or performing a certain task, it seems like some people just have...
    JustUhhhThought JustUhhhThought 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 10

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    Last night when I went through the Wendy's drive thru the cashier brightened my day when she told me that the person ahead of me had said they wanted to pay for my order but when...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 10