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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 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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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 don't agree with all their rules,

    but I think it's really cool how they live on a farm and manufacture their own food! less processed food!!! lol
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 a week ago

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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 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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    This might as well say I admire smart assery, cheesy jokes and common sense which really is far from common
    Platinum78 Platinum78 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I admire people who help others because I am a helpful and generous person. I believe in helping people when they're down and it doesn't have to be much. If you dwell on...
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    .....without beingba bullyor a control freak about it. then yes, I admire men who can lead
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Growing up, I had always thought creativity was either art, music, or writing. I now realize that there is an infinite amount of creativity that goes unrecognized. You are creative...
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    I love seeing how Amish people live,so different and not of this world. Seems mature and satisfying!
    Caribbeanbeauty93 Caribbeanbeauty93 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    People who are honest and sincere are a fresh ocean breeze they make me feel refreshed and energized i admire how they can be so honest with their feelings with out the fear of...
    M00ah M00ah 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Those parents who adopt kids are really to be admired. It is not easy to deal with the rude remarks some people make about them. The real difficult part comes when they tell their...
    vlhll vlhll 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    not all men are good fathers, so u have to admire a man who is good father!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 21

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    My mama passed away on St Patrick's day this year. I thought anything heart wrenching in my life had already came to pass. I never thought she would die. This has got to be the...
    deew68 deew68 46-50, F 12 Responses Aug 19

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    Two youngsters On atvs. Passed my truck. One had the other turn back. To see if me was ok. Thats nice. Could not see faces But admired the follower For saying...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I admire their individuality and brilliance above their beauty. so much statistician withing a tranquil mind and a sound soul.
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M Aug 17

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    I admire women who breastfeed their kids, if they have the opportunity. Some women cannot produce enough milk to breastfeed their kids and I feel so bad for them. I have...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    it is what is inside that counts! so, yes! I admire inner beauty....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 3 Responses Aug 14

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    The beauty that isn't instant. The beauty you have to awaken with intellectual conversations. This is the beauty I admire. I also admire the beauty that emanates because of their...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 14

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    This person is kind to everyone, beautiful, and hardworking. I've known her only through work for half a year, but I've slowly grown to admire her more, day by day. She treats...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I´m a man and I admire women´s beauty like every male does...but I don´t stop there... beauty without intelligence is a statue...and I don´t like to talk with statues..... I...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M Aug 12

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    I admire single mothers because I was raised by one. I am surprised she could deal with all the medical stuff that I have to go through and also because I wasn't a easy kid to...
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F Aug 10

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    When I was a child my dad used to beat me over little mistakes I didn't intend to make. Throughout my life he's always been abusive. Up until now he calls me names and slams me all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 10

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    Now are you original, if so why, when did it happen, has it changed you, if so why, do you enjoy being like this???
    Walkingwithmindfulness Walkingwithmindfulness 56-60, M Aug 10

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    Any other fathers who are trying to be decent dads on and want to talk? :) It's a slow night for me and I would love to have a conversation with someone! I am Mark, a single dad...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Sometimes it's easy to feel bitter, cynical and disillusioned with the human race: We all have our imperfections, depravities and regrets. After experiencing a devastating personal...
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    Can we stop already with the race card nonsense. Why is it some think they are owed something because of the past, a past mind you that was shared by other races as well and one...
    Sobp Sobp 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I'm a nice guy who respects women, although it seems I never come across a woman who appreciates this. It would be nice to find a friend who actually cares and makes time for u...
    Tannedguy007 Tannedguy007 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 9

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    And single fathers ... it's not easy.being a single parent.so I got big respect for them coz they are doing a damn fine job. even if they don't think so themselves
    TheDevilsSon666 TheDevilsSon666 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    God I love exotic women!!! It's my weakness. Lol
    TheDaVinciEnigma TheDaVinciEnigma 36-40, M Aug 8

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    FindingNirvana420 FindingNirvana420 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    It's heathy to be confident, so I guess I admire myself.
    Endow3d Endow3d 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    why does love hurt so much??
    mslovnmyself96 mslovnmyself96 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 6

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    She is so strong. I know her life may not be as bright a place add it used to be. But I know God is sitting high and looking over her. I pray that He saves get. I pray in Jesus...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Aug 6

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    I love MEN who are more concerned about they're family then getting sex, or how many women they can have. Shows true maturity....
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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