I Am Grateful For So Many Things

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    I am grateful that I have the time to be still

    with myself and work on myself. And that I don't have children, even though I love kids, I think they are amazing and I love how they interact with the world. I just don't want any of my own.
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 18, 2015

    I am grateful for coda

    and for having the awareness to be calm amongst chaos
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    Apr 13, 2015

    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
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    Apr 11, 2015
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    Apr 14, 2015

    I'm so grateful for my friends,

    family, home, education, comfortable life, and the love that surrounds me everyday:)
    Seblett Seblett
    16-17, F
    Sep 2, 2014

    I am grateful for the way I see the world

    and for a few of the people in it.
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    Apr 17, 2015

    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

    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
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    Apr 21, 2015
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 16, 2015

    I am grateful for change

    and learning to be more comfortable with what's uncomfortable in my life. If I can do that then nothing will get to me.
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    Apr 20, 2015

    I am grateful for the teachers

    that have come into my life. Even those who taught me through pain and suffering.
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    Apr 15, 2015

    I am grateful that I have the awareness to see

    that my family isn't who they portray themselves to be and that I have the strength to no longer play along and keep the story going. Their dysfunctional which means I'm dysfunctional, I've spent 28 years learning from them and supporting their lies, but I don't want to do that...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    Apr 12, 2015
    GrinchFairy GrinchFairy
    16-17
    Feb 6

    I don't have many friends.

    .. but the friends I do have are the best anyone could ask for!
    GMBA GMBA
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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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    I'm a sexual assault survivor of many years ago it has now beginning to bother me why did I let him do it to me ?
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