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I Am Praying For Those Effected By The Connecticut Shooting

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 95 People

    For Their Pain In Connecticut.

    My heart is aching still for all those families and the children that they lost. My heart goes to you all with sympathy. I could never imagine what you feel and hope there is something that can bring solace to your hearts for your what you are missing. My heart is grateful for...
    sasha0309 sasha0309 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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    Yes I Am...

    This shooting hit home HARD for me. I myself attended that Elementary school, as did my brother when we lived in Connecticut. Of course this was many years ago, but to hear about it today, it is just heart-breaking. 20 kids died, for what? We have no idea. 20 parents have to go...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 14, 2012

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    Last Night... My Own Vigil For Those Lost!!

    This is a prayer I posted on facebook (which of course was not accepted). Part translated from Egyptian Isis prayers, part I wrote. Isis is the mother of protection in life and in passing. Her arms are always open to hold all and to help. (Goddess of many names.she is the main...
    sasha0309 sasha0309 36-40, F Dec 16, 2012

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    Tears For The Families Affected By That Horrific Shooting, In Conneticut, Their Classmates And Everyone's Lives That Will Forever Be Changed.

    I have been an elementary and secondary teacher for over 35 years, have seen things, and learned things, through my multiple state's teaching experiences, that have taught me how vulnerable schools are, to intrusion by individuals that want to ****** kids, or commit acts of...
    emil2009 emil2009 61-65, M Dec 14, 2012

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    Cannot Believe It.....

       My friend called me today and told me about the shooting, on how many people were dead...including children, I have not had a chance to read up on the shooting too much as yet...but what in th ehell is wrong with the one who did this?!!! how the hell could one kill so many...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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    Kids Are Sacred

    In my world children are the most valuable things on earth. I would never hurt a child and if I could I would kiss all their tears away
    Justmehere1956 Justmehere1956 56-60, M Dec 23, 2012

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    No Not Enough Not Nearly Enough

    Let me start of by telling you that I do not live in the USA - but I spend a fair bit of time there both on business and for pleasure with family and friends. Your culture is to blame and at root mostly responsible for this horrible senseless situation - and unless and until you...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M Jan 13, 2013

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    Love thy enemy. This is a hard concept for a lot of people to understand or even fathom but we must learn to forgive others. We only do ourselves an injustice by holding on to...
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    for the people in my life who like me, great. we are gonna have a hell of a time. for those who dont, you can have a nice life without me. i dont care.
    BillyBillion BillyBillion 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I am grateful for those who are still my friends and support me .I am also grateful for friends who are no longer my friends.They have also taught me something.
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    chloehenderson chloehenderson 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Mabey because they still cause me pain I don't forgive
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    My past makes me who I am today. I have had many awful experiences occur throughout my life, and while I haven't forgiven all of those involved, I have forgiven many. Yet I'm told...
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    **** all Christians there is no **** in god
    Gallifrey32 Gallifrey32 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I am grateful for those who go out to help others.
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    "Forgive me my trespasses as I forgive those who trespass against me" ... Prayer usually comforts me but it scares me crapless today since I'm still angry and not ready to let it...
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    Just because im extra quiet sometimes it doesn't mean I won't speak up. It's almost like I cant hold it in if something has to be said. I remember this girl was giving a speech...
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    I have my ups and downs Struggle to stay afloat in this thing called life Early in life I was raised praying and worshipping And lately I miss that
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    Hi! I am married, in my early 30's and have a 5 year old son. I woke up one day and realized that "I don't have any friends". I love my husband and son dearly, but I do miss that...
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    There's a new website for every wolf or supernatural who has the guts or the will power or even the slightest bit of truth left in them.... Praying.... That they may join if they...
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    The first time I saw a shooting star was 6 years ago. I was outside by myself sitting near the forest thinking about life. I was looking up when I saw like a fast thin light streak...
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    i am so thankful for those 3 girls, whom i was told I'd never have. the 9 months it took to get them here safely was tough but so worth it. I'm also thankful for my friends...
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