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I Am Contemplative

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    It's A Good Thing

    I am a contemplative person and I like that about myself. I know that there are all different kinds of people in the world and that includes people who are so busy living in the moment that they will not sit down and have a good think. It's not a bad thing that those kinds of...
    Veryrandomgirl8 Veryrandomgirl8 22-25, F Sep 13, 2013

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    Of Religion & Contemplation.

    I want to state it has been a really cool journey if my life, encountering western society, as well as different forms of spirituality and religions. I'm very curious by nature about all things, and much more than just to read or know about things I love to bring myself to the...
    soliare soliare 26-30, M Oct 19, 2012

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    Just Rambling....

    Lately I have been spending a lot of time contemplating the idea of an afterlife, and what I believe.  I have never been religious, and I think that the bible was most likely a compilation of stories.  However, I look at life and I think there has to be some point to it...
    onlyoneinhere32 onlyoneinhere32 31-35 1 Response Apr 17, 2008

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    Deep Thinker

    In private, I am a very analytical person. For example, I'll take an issue and consider my opinion on it...then I'll consider the arguments against my point...and start again. All in all, this has made a pretty objective person. I have no problems looking at a different...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    Contemplate. What is the difference between love

    and repression? Why does reciprocity always try to be the killjoy?Love - when you give to others, of yourself, in their shoes, so they can genuinely feel your caring and be moved by it.Repression - (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated...
    Adogslife Adogslife 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    New to Contemplative Ideas, Not New to Self Awareness

    I'm new to contemplative ideas, as defined by "The Work" and similar schools of thought, but I'm not new to the bittersweetness of gaining self awareness.  I went through a "self help" stage during my high school years, at which time I was somehow driven...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 22, 2008

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    He was an Engineer, workaholic and led a routine family life.Finally the wife decided to say, "I want a divorce". She's bored of their married life.He paused for a while then asked...
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    SHARING SOME WISDOM: You may not be suicidal but the wisdom applies. With time wisdom comes. Then you will know and understand.Be patience and contemplative. And the great...
    Abby2978 Abby2978 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    SHARING SOME WISDOM: Share some wisdom with you. You may not be suicidal but the wisdom applies. With time wisdom comes. Then you will know and understand.Be patience and...
    Abby2978 Abby2978 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Call me stupid or ignorant, I've been called worse for sure.. But... It's the anniversary of my favorite actors death. That makes me very sad and contemplative. No one knows...
    HopefulWhispers HopefulWhispers 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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