I Always Try to See the Good In People

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    As individuals we are all flawed

    and can only strive to be the best that we can. There are some with more flaws than others, but every person has some good in them, it is just a matter of trying to find that good, nurture it and develop it.
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    1 Response Jun 16, 2014

    Being a Christian wife

    and mom, I always try to see the positive in a person's life. Yes, we do have baggage but many times we can over look the small problems that in peoples lives.
    ebonynbill ebonynbill
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2014

    You can never truly understand someone.

    Not your sister, your best friend, your enemy or your own self because there's always something they don't know about their own self or isn't displayed in their personality. Every question you need answered if done by a lie detector test will tell you whether or not the person...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2014
    petitelady28 petitelady28
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    It's easy to do once you realize

    that all of are truly doing the best that we can. We are only limited by our lack of information. When you know better, you do better.
    seecurt seecurt
    46-50, M
    Apr 19, 2016

    "Hearts Of Hope"

    I pretty much have this running theme going in this experience, where I talk about the little things that everyday people do that make a huge difference in the lives of others. I came across something else today that blew me away. It's called "Hearts of Hope" (in NJ) and it is a...
    Quintesse Quintesse
    51-55, F
    21 Responses Feb 14, 2011

    I do, but I have also seen those

    who act good, even to the point they believe it themselves, not seeing the greed or selfish needs that drive them towards their goals. Blindly running over anyone in their way, truly believing that what they are doing is indeed good. God save us from our own delusions, and...
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    Sep 27, 2015

    Positive thinking is an understanding

    that what's really important is knowing who you are and who you want to be. It's also knowing that you always get to choose how you respond to an event. It's not just hoping for the best and waiting for things to happen. It's taking action and knowing that you're constantly...
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    Dec 6, 2014

    And sometimes I'm amazed.

    Even the person I hate the most, still, has that kindness in them. Maybe, we are just focusing on the things that we don't like about them, that we forget to look at their goodness.
    gwenllian gwenllian
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 27, 2014

    We are not born evil,

    we just simply learn to become it, because of the people that we surround our selves with, as well as the people that live among us. Everyone is good but we don't all show it at the same level.
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411
    18-21, F
    Jul 5, 2014
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 26, 2014

    I would like to just take

    but a moment, to simply say thank you. To each and every one of you dear people who have shown me friendship, love and respect during my enjoyable time here on this wonderful site. The best experiences and projects I have been blessed to be part of. Thank you all. :) You know...
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    1 Response Feb 3, 2015

    I believe there is no

    such thing as good and evil. I believe there are choices, choices that differentiate from others. Some also consequences that are heavier then other, it is our own ignorance and and stupidity that classifies good and evil.
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r
    31-35, M
    Jul 14, 2014

    No matter who you are.

    What your problem is, or what your question is. I don't care. I consider my job on here is to answer everyone's question or give advice or even listen to your stories. Just send them to me. I will always try to help
    lifequestsearcher243 lifequestsearcher243
    16-17, M
    1 Response Sep 2, 2014

    I always try and see the best in people

    but some people don't seem to have any good in them and that's a shame as the world would be a better place if everyone had a kind heart and a wise head
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 14, 2014

    i have noticed myself

    that i am always notice the brighter side of the people at first,will gave them extra points for their positive traits but with the passage of time my judgement and curosity empowers my first impression of the people and i see them through the light of reality which dissapoints...
    sincerehuman sincerehuman
    26-30, F
    Jun 14, 2014

    Sometimes it is only a tiny thing

    but it is the thing that links us all in civilisation. A spark of human decency, relative to experience. Sometimes you have got to wade through the fathoms of crud.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    Nov 26, 2014

    I always look for the good in people.

    Even after they have wronged me multiple times they will still be considered good to me unless they were to do something very drastic and break my trust completely. Then I would just stop talking to them.
    Raptax231 Raptax231
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Oct 12, 2014

    "I Forgive You"

    Forgiveness is a sacred and beautiful thing. The only thing more beautiful than the concept of forgiveness, is actually forgiving someone. We all suffer pain in our lives; things don't work out the way we want them to, or we are hurt by the actions or words of someone else, or we...
    Quintesse Quintesse
    51-55, F
    29 Responses Feb 6, 2011

    Sometimes this can be a bad thing.

    Some people enjoy taking advantage of it. To all those out there who also try to see the good and people, just be careful.
    smilemore123 smilemore123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2014

    I think I need to work harder on this.

    :) Every person is good and bad, I think...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    Jun 23, 2014

    Thak a step back. Look at yourself.

    You are human. You are beautiful. You are so beautiful. And you can be anything . You can be everything . Do not hat evryone because someone broke your heart, or because your parents split up, or your best friend betrayed you, your father hit you, the kid down the street called...
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    1 Response Sep 27, 2014

    Sometimes you have a principle

    that you will not allow people to come across , but suddenly you find this principle collapses because someone you are afraid to lose has come across this principle . But what if you deal with this person as others , what would happen ? It is not easy to take risk in such...
    Bobosa Bobosa
    22-25, M
    Sep 25, 2014

    If there is no good left in this word then

    why are so many people still willing to lay down their lives for the good of strangers?
    VerucaRose VerucaRose
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2014

    I simply can't believe

    that people would hurt each other on purpose just for fun. There must be a greater goal behind it or it has to be an accident when that happens. Whenever I hear about cheating, killing, swindle or anything bad, I don't judge but rather wonder what circumstances could have lead...
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    2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

    I'm always told this

    and then I'm told that it's a bad thing which I don't see it as a bad thing because I give everyone a chance
    brenda4696 brenda4696
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2014

    So sad. If they are really good,

    u dont have to try for see it...
    fauxlady fauxlady
    26-30, F
    Sep 25, 2014

    It can be very risky,

    even harmful in "Always trying to see the good in people." But so worth it! If I discover that a certain person isn't worth the thought.... I say... "Tell them to have a nice day" and move forward. Blessings to one and all.
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Oct 13, 2014

    I do I really do I never judge someone

    until I really get to know the person. And everyone is good in some way. Some people are just too corrupted in there own way.
    Naniebananie Naniebananie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2014

    I'm grateful that i have this feeling naturally.

    my co wokers joke at me how optimistic i am. but for some reason i just can't help finding that happy,hopeful reasoning in people&situations. plus i also think about how it would feel to be on the receiving end of ill-willed feelings,that doesn't feel too grand. so isn't it just...
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    1 Response Jul 16, 2014

    Even when I really shouldn't.

    There have been times when I need to let someone go and realize they're just plain cruel and there isn't a single good bone in their body and I'm to stubborn and can't. I can't because I want to force some good out of them, prove they're capable of it. In three cases I've failed...
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    1 Response Sep 25, 2014

    Anyone hear of Rachel's legacy?

    Look it up, it is an amazing concept created by this poor girl tragically murdered during the columbine shootings. But we should profess an eagerness to be positive each and every day, and not be negative or judge mental in regards to others. We're all different and we have...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2014

    But am more critical of myself.

    ..I set high standards which are sometimes hard to maintain!!
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    May 6, 2015

    When people tell me to trust them I try

    but you can't always assume tht I will BC I have a hard time with tht! I'm tired of people thinking I'm a goody two shoes!
    jopage45wassup jopage45wassup
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2014

    I look for the good in people

    even when there isn't any to find. It's one of my biggest downfalls and can mean that people try advantage of me.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    I have always tried to see the good in people

    but sometimes I wonder. I'm a very kind and caring individual. I was blessed with empathy and morals, which unfortunately many people now lack. When I meet or talk to someone who is in need I try to help but I have learned to be cautious. I noticed that sometimes no matter how...
    Morenita79 Morenita79
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2014

    I do this all the time.

    I want to see the good in people. I like to give people chances and I feel like that everyone has a bit of good in them and they just need a person to help them find out what that is.
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 22, 2015

    It can be really hard.

    I know the good is there. I live with someone who is immensely flawed and hateful, but he does have his good points. One of my favorite memories is of when I was younger and my dad would throw me up in the pool. It felt like I was 30 ft in the air at the time and it was a...
    Sapphirebee27 Sapphirebee27
    22-25, F
    Jul 2, 2014

    Beggars... Gypsies..

    . Others... Human beings all, and of equal value to anyone of us!
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90
    26-30, F
    Aug 7, 2014

    no matter how bad,complicated,

    confused people are there is always something good or right about them. its like you are in a room full of darkness but you stay in it although you really cant see. slowly waiting to see that little sparkling light in them that makes you smile and reach out to them.
    Cubeball Cubeball
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 29, 2014

    You could be a bad person

    and i'd still try to see the good in you. Even if no one else sees it
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    1 Response Sep 25, 2014

    A person that touched me

    so deep today...I've seen true inspiration, positivity in such adversity, and pure humility. I'll never forget our conversation and how she makes me want to be a better person. People come into your life for a reason....to show you a New way....a better way...see it for the...
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    2 Responses Mar 7, 2015
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