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I Am Thankful For My Past

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Sort Of...

    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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    I just started reading into it for my Saturday night reading. Interesting stuff http://personalityspirituality.net/articles/the-michael-teachings/reincarnation-the-35-steps/ .
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    Because we cannot go back in time to fix .. so why waste time dwelling in the past. Rather we can start building what we want in future, by preparing our mind.Any one interested in...
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    Thank you very much I am thankful there are people who actually care
    ohioboi31 ohioboi31 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Wow after this past week I am starting to run out of questions (some of you will be glad) thanks for all the answers given.
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I miss this app so much and some people I used to talk to regularly :(. Message me though!
    lovemattie lovemattie 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    First of all, I am posting this here because you are all no longer just my EP friends. In fact, you haven't been for a while but today seems like an appropriate day to announce...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Oh I've been a bad girl. Need to be punished
    momosch momosch 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I was LOST But now I'm found. I was a child of the world angry, unhappy felt unworthy. BUT one weekend my family went away I was all alone great time for the devil. I felt like a...
    peanut1952 peanut1952 61-65, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Never in a million years did I think that a chat site would help me when I needed someone to turn to. I'm so thankful that I found this site and I'm so thankful for each one of you...
    eviee1976 eviee1976 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This statement ever rings true. For years I'd carried the weight of the past with all it's regrets, pain, and consequences. Fairly recently I came to the realization that I couldn...
    prettywomanNautumn prettywomanNautumn 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have all i need in jesus. I seek in him and find in him. Thank you God for covering me with your grace.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have this friend.. a very dear friend of mine that I love dearly. This friend of mine is much older than I am though it seems like we are the same.​If I could describe this...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    That freaky **** we have between us. But I'm glad and thankful for it. <3
    svetlanadavina svetlanadavina 22-25 3 days ago

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    A small gesture of having your other half writing up to a paragraph of lovely message really makes a whole lot of deal to me. I've been going through tough times for a year, and he...
    Gayle93 Gayle93 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Im so tankful for all the people on here who i am friends with and are talking to me regularly and actually caring about me as really i have never had that with real friends before...
    idkwhatiam idkwhatiam 13-15, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Thanks for the input guys, I find this very interesting
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    im grateful for having those lovely humans that called "family" , spending these couple of weeks in a family reunion was like a huge refreshment to me I enjoy every single moment...
    ikramj ikramj 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I am thankful for the friends I have here.Sad that some leave without a word.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Had the opportunity to make a friend struggling with depression a special juice that's for depression: cabbage, baby romaine lettuce, 2 pears and ginger. I was able to deliver it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    School starts for me in a little less than a month and I am really not looking forward to going back. I will be in the 8th grade this year and this will be my final year of middle...
    hannahphillips hannahphillips 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I Overcome d Depression, after quitting College, I'm back and positive again, how many hearts for me?
    Zamowell Zamowell 18-21, M Jul 23

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    Glad to have a friend to talk to and for me to be there for them. Thankful for the things I've been through and the things I've seen and just the knowledge there is more.
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Danish pastry sweets are yummy! I'm craving them! I could have one, as a replacement meal every morning, then go for a walk, or work out at home to burn calories. I'm gonna have to...
    VisionOfLove VisionOfLove 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I wouldn't give my past self any advice. Since you learn from the past whether it's a failure or not. So to go back in time and give yourself advice would change your "present...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Part 3 of my journey. Five years after beginning the journey, I took the next step of going for laser treatments. Six months of laser mostly took care of my beard and gave me a...
    angie1e6 angie1e6 51-55, T Jul 21

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    Today I am slightly pained. I have had a few of these days recently. I finally came to the conclusion that I may still be holding on to some regret from my past. Regret as in the...
    njflyer njflyer 31-35, M Jul 21

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    Many times I made mistakes, couple of those actually. Some of them were committed with my conscious mind working, admittedly telling me it's not proper. Yes, I know the values, the...
    xazygreece xazygreece 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Why Am I Sill Single? It is a question I am getting as I now enter middle age. I just think that I am one of the most selfish people I have ever met. There is no one telling me I...
    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I live in the confines of my own mind of which the past replays itself continuously. Everything is a grim reminder of a life I once cherished, a love I thought unbreakable and the...
    determinedlife determinedlife 22-25, M Jul 18

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    For all the majestic, blissful, sublime ideas, animals, views and people of this world. Sometimes our minds focus on the things that have made us feel worthless or down, but in...
    Lavendarmoon Lavendarmoon 70+, F Jul 18

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    It’s just not always obvious why. And it’s not always how things will progress. I’ve only been on this site for about 2 months and have made some many connections and a few...
    alteregoeleven alteregoeleven 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I have always been uncomfortable in water, an intuitive told me I drowned in a past life. I liked running in the rain, green tea and liked persimmons, which my mother had told me...
    cLight87 cLight87 22-25 Jul 17

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    I'm looking to meet kind hearted people with a zest for life :) I love the ocean and playing in her , I love nature and the outdoors and all the creatures that share my world...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15

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    i don't want to forget the past .. i just want to get over the pain, the memories, to make my life easier and better.. ppl keep telling me.to forget the past .. to move on .. and...
    missttie missttie 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 15