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I Am Grateful For So Many Things

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    Mostly Grateful For...

    God sending His only Son to die for my sins so that I can have a relationship with Him here in this life and spend eternity with Him in heaven in the next life.
    debbienc debbienc 61-65, T 2 Responses Jun 3, 2011

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    Grateful

    Grateful,That's me,So many things,Too many to tell,One sure thing,I'm glad I'm here.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    Something Old Classics

    so I don't have to look at the new.I'm tired of it.  
    Cupcake2 Cupcake2 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 10, 2011

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    EP Gave Me A Surprise Blessing. Her Name Is Weekender1

    I am sitting across from a lovely, genuine person. We met on EP. WHY? We are both ourselves on this site... We are the real deal. Our friendship took off the moment we met. We have no egos. We were open, trusting, appreciative. I sit and look at her and can't believe my good...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 8 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    But......

    i am grateful for so many things but.........i am most grateful for the suffering i have endured. suffering has brought me closer to God and for that i am grateful. it has also given a great range of support and friends that i wouldnt have known if i hadnt suffered. if i didnt...
    lostandfound101 lostandfound101 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    More Than Grateful

    I'm grateful for everything that is good in my life: my vision, my loved ones, life itself, and so forth. Although I'm grateful for everything I have, a part of me still wants more.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2011

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    Love The Lemons

    I am grateful my mother taught me how to make lemonade. Without that, I would not be where I am now. I hated my job, hated my life, and was miserable. Then I decided I had enough of moping, and it was time to smarten up. I found a man I loved, got engaged. Got pregnant. Had a...
    mollymeunier mollymeunier 22-25, F Feb 11, 2013

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    Grateful

    I have reached a difficult road in my life's journey.  I appear to be deep inside of a very dark tunnel.  I can see the light at the end of the tunnel but it is quite distant.  The pain that I am enduring is my sole experience.  Hugs and kisses can't save me...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    I Am Grateful For So Many Things..........

    Quotes:  Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.   There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend. speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to...
    2BnLove 2BnLove 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    It has been a long time since i posted anything on EP. It's been too long. Much of what i have written is about the challenges i have faced or face. Not meaning to i did more...
    Kimberlyannofgeorgia Kimberlyannofgeorgia 51-55, T 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ok so heres what I believe in, I don't explain myself or my past to everyone those who are close to me know me best since its along story to begin with anyway and to not put people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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    And fired for stupid things. And left for stupid things. And wonder. When will they stop loving stupid. Why do successful people allow it. Maybe we have no choice...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 18

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    I am grateful that I have found this site. Before joining this site, I was heartbroken and very lost. So I decided to find an online forum where I can talk to people who been...
    yomy1603 yomy1603 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    So everything I've been through is for my Lesson.. I will be more careful ..
    PoHser PoHser 16-17, M Jul 2

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    We all go through difficult situations that shape us and change how we view the world and ourselves. It is up to us to not become bitter when we hit a brick wall and are forced to...
    bestillandknow1 bestillandknow1 41-45, F Jul 16

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    I'm so thankful for everything I have. I try and remember what I have everyday. I need to be appreciative because it's possible to go without.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F Jul 17

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    When I was in 3rd grade my parents got divorced it wasn't your average divorce it was a very violent divorce I'm not going to go in to debatable what happened but I hope no one...
    SummersFury SummersFury 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Well it's over. It appears I have not only scarred him, I picked at the scabs. Despite my efforts at healing myself and changing my patterns, I do sincerely wish I could go back...
    tittickler tittickler 41-45, F 9 Responses Jul 12

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    One of the things I'm thankful for is meeting people that mark my life. Mostly all of them are for the good. I remember I met this guy at school his name was Chris N. I admired him...
    MrsScissorhands MrsScissorhands 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I was not there for my son emotionally as a child, so now I'm reaping the repercussions! He's been into drugs most of his adult life and is homeless! His father takes no...
    dross59 dross59 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I do this.....simply because a lot of people do not understand me. I try and help them understand me, and it is too difficult to. I try and work it out of my way, through...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    The way I am able to form a real connection with someone, especially someone I am romantically interested in, is through discussions. I love bouncing ideas, exploring all sides...
    RoundBox RoundBox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I need help....I get yelled at for no reason...
    johnsgirl009 johnsgirl009 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I love my children so much that I try to enjoy every second with them. I couldn't stand the thought of losing them. They are all I have and want in life. They mean everything to...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Before I came here I felt lost and unhappy, I felt like no one cares about how I feel and that I had no body. But then I found this and I feel pretty good and I'm not worried as I...
    hgscgirl hgscgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Minniekoala Minniekoala 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    This isn't an experience, it's more like a question cus there's no word limit here so yeah. I have these two best friends and I am in a different class than those two. Since they...
    isla22 isla22 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I was sexually abused by a family member
    cloudish cloudish 22-25, F Jul 16

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    Contrary to popular opinion.
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 18

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    Depression, loneliness, identity crisis, debt and family drama is my entire life right now.
    MutedChaos MutedChaos 18-21 1 Response Jul 22

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    I can't even begin.. so I'm just dropping it all & having a beach bum day
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F Jul 22

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    I literally wish in the past somethings I said were left unsaid and somethings I did we're left undone
    Marcelofreitas Marcelofreitas 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I wish I could go back in time to 2000 and take a picture with my grandparents before they died so I could have a lot of memories I miss them so much
    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to let myself fall...without worries if anyone will be there to catch me. I just want to fall into the abyss.
    wanderingheart237 wanderingheart237 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have way too much time to think
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    One of my friends has stopped calling me .We stay far from each other.She did not even wish me on my birthday.I am wondering what is wrong.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    During school, I was bullied for many things such as being ugly, dorky, unpopular but most of all because of my weight. I was put down so much in school for being fat, even my so...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F Jul 11

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    Even though my life is in shambles I am grateful to be alive. I am grateful for those moments that cause you to stop and think "wow, this is amazing!" I am grateful for the...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I realised how freedom from much anguish and pain comes, and many people might not like. Freedom comes from being thankful and content. I have struggled with my life because I saw...
    GodAlwaysLovesMe GodAlwaysLovesMe 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I am grateful for bug spray. It doesn't matter what the bottle says, the spray will kill anything. I'm terrified of crickets. I don't mind spiders at all but crickets and roaches...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I happened upon this piece of writing today, and I liked it so much I thought I'd share. It really speaks to me! I agree with what she says, and almost feel like I could have...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    Today was an actual perfect day. I realized today while looking at my calendar that I am one lucky and fortunate little woman. Realizing that I have no real obligations, a bank...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    an open thank you letter to my followers. i am grateful for youit's actually quite difficult to put into words what i am grateful for, it is somewhat complicated, but i am deeply...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M a week ago

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    1. I love people 2. I want to help people for the rest of my life 3. I have depression 4. I used to ice skate 5. I was on the school debating team for five years 6. I'm a feminist...
    electriccloud electriccloud 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I just recently joined EP and am so grateful for the people who have reached out to me both in the public fora and through individual messaging to share experiences. It is very...
    elainedastolat elainedastolat 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Every minute is dedicated to a moment of extreme beauty. There was once a time when shimmering rain, eye make-up, and headlights seemed ordinary. But if you look close enough, you...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    ive been upset for too long and thinking of the same thing too much. always thinking i need a girlfriend. i dont, well what im gonna say is. im grateful for what i have. my talent...
    thesinistersix thesinistersix 22-25 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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