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I Am Thankful For My Past

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    I am thankful for all those difficult people in

    my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.
    CreateUrOwnSunshine CreateUrOwnSunshine 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    My past and My Present!!

    I wont say much because I believe there is no point in talking to others who have no clue about what you have gone through and are going through and expecting them to provide you with a miraculous solution. And as far as sharing grief is concerned-- I don't feel bad abouth the...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F Oct 11, 2007

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    If my past didn't go as it did, I'd never have reached where i was today. granted, there are things today I'd love to be rid of and wish never happened, but, past is past. I may as well look to the future rather than hate everything I've done beforehand.
    HellScyth HellScyth 18-21, M May 17, 2008

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    My Past

    I'm great full for the thing that I have delt with in my life. I have lost one parent, a grandmother, and an aunt. I have been threw three mager surgrys in my 24 years.  They have helped me to become a better person.
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jul 25, 2010

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    Here's just a little bit about me.

    Hope you're not too bored haha! I used to travel in a bus with my 7 brothers and sisters, mom and dad, and grandfather, singing and playing with them! But that came to an end last fall...We toured all over the USA. I started off playing violin at a very early age and became...
    guitarist93 guitarist93 16-17, F Jan 20, 2014

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    I Get Back Up

    For every mistake I have made, there has been a lesson learned. For every lesson I have learned, I have built character. For every bit of character that I have built, I have stumbled, and fallen, time, and time again. With my stumbling and falling, I have learned to get back...
    VoraciousVixen VoraciousVixen 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    Living to see 40 is a beautiful thing. I am thankful
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    I am very grateful.. and thankful. I feel blessed.. and loved. If we could see the way God's eyes see, we would see goodness. Be kind, no matter what.
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    Doran10 was one of the first people to add me to his circle when I found EP. He is one of the most caring, considerate and sweetest men I know. He's always there for his EP...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am thankful to those people whom I have trusted with my life and confided with my life experiences, and yet betrayed the trust. I learned that my trust is my choice. I cannot...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Im thankful for being alive! Im thankful for grace and mercy! Im thankful for jesus! My savior and God!
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    even tho I am feeling down, I am still thankful because I know things could be worse....right?
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I honestly couldnt count how many times I have been so blown away by how awesome some people can be.
    NaniStorey NaniStorey 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    are any of you single? it's not all that bad. there are parts that i miss. but i am thankful i'm not isolated.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F a week ago

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    Relationship :: Rebound Relationship - Get Your Ex Back following your Rebound When people go through a breakup, you will find 4 classic mistakes they generate that will ruin...
    trwenke52 trwenke52 36-40, M Aug 27

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    Beauty, is it a blessing or a curse? What is beauty? I am me, same person and body I've always been... I think about the comment by the guy that answered one of my questions...
    loveCT loveCT 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 26

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    I've heard about this years ago but have never really looked into it or have much thought about it. But then i have just recently read an article about past life regression on...
    CrystalSekhmet CrystalSekhmet 22-25 Aug 26

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    Once upon a time there lived a beautiful couple who loved each other very much. He had a good job and she had designs of brilliance. They were living with a terrible friend of his...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M Aug 26

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    Having a place to go is called home,Having someone to love is a family.Having both is a blessing.
    EPNids EPNids 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I awoke Sunday morning, in the bed of my hotel room, magnificent hues of the sunrise- pink, purple, peach, and gold, streaming through the open curtains, welcoming me to another...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    I think being a paramedic would be really cool, if only it wouldn't stress the hell out of me.
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F Aug 23

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    if I hear that I life now from the past or a future not yet foiled I might just vomit. simply let me play and love life. life is a correlation of past,present and future. if you...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M Aug 23

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    I'll be walking down the hallways at school with 2-4 of my friends and I'll be the one getting ran into by people going the other way. Or usually, I'll be the one that they leave...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Im very thankful and cherish each one. Their kind words and being real true and sincere. Sometimes get tough love. But its cool. I value respect each and everyone. Thank you...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Well, the first week of my freshman year of College is over, and my boyfriend is doing great in basic:) only 34 days until I get to see him! I knew he was going to join the Air...
    Tiffanyj52 Tiffanyj52 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    And I am very sorry for doing this. I realize how lucky I am. I realize how good I have things. I am thankful for everything in my life right now!
    TheNewOldMe TheNewOldMe 36-40, F Aug 21

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    ^_^ .
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Aug 21

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    I can't forget the past, no matter how much I'm told. The past is there and there's nothing I can do about it. All I want is for it to not restrict my future and my goals.The...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I believe that hate, anger, resentment for past wrongs is an energy held between two people. Buda said that its like holding hot coals in your hand. Even if the other person doesn...
    LILDannaLee LILDannaLee 56-60 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I am more than thankful for my personal struggles because I am more of a stronger and wiser person than I ever was before.
    hinatahyuga809 hinatahyuga809 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I have had several near death experiences and i am glad to be alive. It has made me aware that life can be taken at any second! I urge you to do as I do and live life like its your...
    LoveMeNow2002 LoveMeNow2002 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Well that's never happened. But what I meant was that I often open doors for people. It seems there are three categories of responses. 1st and best is the happy, cheerful type who...
    daniol daniol 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    More than anything, I'm glad for the holy spirit with me and Jesus' love that he gave everything for us. It really takes some thinking to fully understand, but it has a beautiful...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Not as often as a I should be, it's easy to take advantage of little things we take for granted. Even the fact that you are able to read this and respond!
    ItsSIRtoyou ItsSIRtoyou 41-45, M Aug 18

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    I retired from the Army and I appreciate all women and men that are serving our Country and the personnel that have served. Lets not forget the families because they also have...
    BiSeniorMale48 BiSeniorMale48 66-70, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Don't worry, it happens no more but for the longest time I did. The guy is dead to me. We were together for a grand total of 6 months and from the beginning it was attacks so yeah...
    buffalobaby2016 buffalobaby2016 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I have to believe this so that I can journey on even when I run out of hope, sometimes. Thankful for it all. Heres to moving forward and starting over again..........Cheers!
    lovinglifeandsmiling lovinglifeandsmiling 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 16

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    Beyond words and actions. Or, the things I think or project to be me. When I am still like water. Still, not lifeless. Here, I see everything has worked together for me, to be...
    zehero zehero 22-25, M Aug 15

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    Always be happy with what you have because you never know when you could suddenly lose it for what ever reason. And personally happy with what you have is gets you happy in general...
    FreightTrainOG FreightTrainOG 18-21, M Aug 15