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I Am Surrounded By Beauty I Have Drawn to Myself

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    Everyday on my way from work I pass by a guy

    who stands by the robot whom makes a living asking motorists for money. Overtime I have befriended him not because I would give hime my small change, he has within him this beauty that radiates and you can't help but feel drawn to him. His home is the streets, but even in those...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Apr 25

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    Careful

    Careful that you do not attract evil disguised under the alternate mask of beauty.  The most hideous creatures can appear beautiful to the loving eye.
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    Surrounded By Beauty

    "I am surrounded by beauty I have drawn to myself" is an affirmation that I have used for many years. I don't even remember where I first read it anymore, or if it just came to me. It helps me to remember that all the good things in my life, all the wonderful people, my...
    datura datura 56-60, F 38 Responses May 1, 2008

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    The Beauty Of Nature

    There is so much beauty that comes from Nature. I think that people don't realize that at all. nature is pretty all year long. I like to be out in it. It makes me feel so nice. When I have been out side. I just love being surrounded by Nature. I get to have it around me all year...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Mar 4, 2011

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    In A Town Village

    Once upon a Sylph... There was a faerie who was very, very lost. So lost she didn't even know she was lost. Go figure. On a journey to self discovery, but not knowing that it was (again, that was how lost she was), she came across a town village  where different people flock for...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Thoughts And Beliefs ...

    Your thoughts and beliefs create your own reality This simple phrase contains so much wisdom I think.  We really do have control over the life we lead and the people and things which surround us.  If every day we believe that life is good, positive and a true blessing...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    The grasses in the back seat of my car,

    before the crashMy friend had given me a large swath of field grasses she had knived from the farm she walks her dogs in. I kept these in the back seat of my car because I could see them every day, and the scent of them grounded me.After the crash, I had to drive a rental car to...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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