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I Am Thankful

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    For the life I have For the people

    who have come into it and gone For the people who have stayed For the painful and hard bits For the happy and joyful bits For the person I am still growing and moulding myself into For my family and friends who love me For my love who accepts and sees me for who I am For...
    Lcole Lcole 18-21, F Feb 9

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    I am so very thankful

    for the family I have. They are so supportive and understanding.. They have helped me tremendously with my anxiety and depression. I am so thankful for my family
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    I'm thank full for the people on EP I talk to

    you guys are none judgmental and the conversations are grate ;) ;) :) :-*
    prettypolyprincess prettypolyprincess 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    Be grateful for your journey

    for it is yours alone.
    DeAundreVP DeAundreVP 16-17, M Mar 24

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    Thanksgiving

    I am thankful to have found God. I am thankful for my mother, who has unfortunately passed on from this life, but left me with fond memories. I am thankful for my father, who taught me many valuable lessons. I am thankful for my children who taught me patience. I am thankful for...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 2011

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    I would just like to say thank you to all the

    people that have been so kind and cared enough to message me and comfort me and give advice. I was admitted in the hospital today at 3:30 this morning because my health is declining quickly because of everything I'm dealing with. But I wanted to say thank you for all your...
    Ktompkins17 Ktompkins17 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Thank You, God

    So tonight, I was kind of thinking on God's love and how He loves us no matter what. And I was also kind of thinking about all my faults and mistakes. I'm stubborn, I can be cowardly and selfish, I'm not exactly susceptible to change, I'm anti-social...and yet, God still loves...
    CoriWilson CoriWilson 18-21 2 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    I have been having a very hard week.

    Things did not go as planned and just seemed to pile up on me at once. I think I would be in worse shape than I am in though if it weren't for support. I found this in my circle here. I just want to say thank you.
    Raindancej Raindancej 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Happy Thanksgiving

    I try to be thankful for my blessings all year 'round, but especially at this time of year I take stock of my life and remember the many aspects for which I'm grateful.I've been pretty lucky in my life. I've worked hard and enjoyed the rewards of that. Life isn't perfect. No one...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    For My Kids...

    Each and every day I am thankful for the relationship I have with my kids. Sometimes the moments of clarity hit me when I least expect it. Tonight we were all gathered in the kitchen while myself and one of my daughters were making pies. Inevitably we all ended up talking and...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 22, 2012

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    FOR VETERANS!I'd be happy to talk with a veteran

    who struggels with PTSD or just needs someone to talk to.  I appreciate your sacrafice on the behalf of myself and our country.  Thank You! 
    platinumhalo platinumhalo 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Sometimes We Need a Wake-up Call

    I just spoke to my neighbor. We're friendly but he and his wife are quiet...not the come in for a cup of coffee types. And that's fine. I've always respected that. We waved at each other and something told me to just go over and say hello. He started crying...told me his 10 year...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 19 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    Yeah.

         Things have been hellish.  Physically, I'm worried. Emotionally, I'm a mess.  Spiritually...OH MY GOD.  I've brought strife and poverty upon myself by being impulsive and irresponsible.  I wish I could blame my upbringing, I wish I...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 6 Responses May 10, 2007

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    I Have So Much to Be Thankful For

    I have been through some hard times in the past few years. I won't go into too much detail, but I was caught up in a violent relationship with the father of my baby girl. When I finally found the courage to leave him and go it alone, the money worries started. I just didn't have...
    needspace needspace 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    I want to take a minute

    and thank u all for helping me out with everything I have gone through. I can open up to u and not have anyone or my ex whom not to post or talk to. He doesn't have EP and if he did he would look up my stories I've posted and go off on me. I'd rather tell u all and have u help...
    stephybabe95 stephybabe95 18-21, F Feb 24

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    For all of you caring people!

    Wanna chat anyone???
    abbyboo1234 abbyboo1234 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Thanks Again

    I know I have a similar story up but I wanted to express my thanks to my EP friends again. I am especially grateful to those that have kept in touch with me and took time to get to know me a little. I have some excellent friends on here that deserve credit for sticking by me...
    baltazar816 baltazar816 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 20, 2010

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    Thank You

    Dear Friends, And there are so many of you, and you know who you are. I want to say thank you for your friendship, thoughtfulness, respect, concern and always good humor. With Thanksgiving and the holidays upon us may all that you wish for be the least you receive! Sending you...
    Martyboy22 Martyboy22 46-50, M Nov 26, 2013

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    I am thankful for the site.

    its a place to feel safe and find people who are like me. God is not finished with me yet I have a lot of work to do. without weight loss surgery most doctors don't give me much of a chance. but I believe the Christ all things are possible. so thank you to all the people who...
    Quita4315 Quita4315 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    As I was reading my Bible this morning,

    I had a realization that God has been doing a lot in my life recently, and in the life of my husband. Although there is something new every day to discourage me, I still need to cultivate thankfulness. I think we don't realize how powerful being thankful can be. I for one am...
    FlowersOfPurple FlowersOfPurple 36-40, F Mar 16

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    I Am Thankful!

    For the wonderful people in my life..my family..and my friends...they are what it's all about. Love, support, kindness..they always have your back. I'm thankful for the sun..and sky..and all the beauty of the outdoors...the trees..mountains..oceans... I'm thankful for my...
    SensitiveNavel SensitiveNavel 46-50, F Oct 24, 2012

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    I am thankful for all the blessings God has

    bestowed upon me. I can't thank Him enough...
    purplepas purplepas 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    8 Things You Should Fight For Every Day

    8 Things You Should Fight for Every DayBecause everything in life worth having is worth fighting for…1. Personal greatness.Easy goals don’t exist. A goal is a point of achievement that requires effort and sacrifice. There are no esteemed ventures worth participating in that...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    I'm so thankful for all the people

    that have blocked me. Saved me from having contact with their ignorance. Too bad i can still see their self-righteous answers.
    ImmaSlender ImmaSlender 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Sometimes, it really just amazes me.

    I know I've said this before, but thinking on how ME, a selfish, cowardly person, can want to help people down to the very core of my being...I know that doesn't come from me. Just...thank You, God. Thank You, for allowing me to be this way, at least sometimes. I haven't...
    CoriWilson CoriWilson 18-21 Dec 19, 2013

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    Sometimes, or all the time; our mistakes is the

    best part of us... Without them, we wouldn't be as strong or as determined. I actually applaud those in my past that once wanted to see me broken. Thank you.
    macherxo macherxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Lucky1217 Lucky1217 18-21, F Jan 20

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    Unwanted

    Thank You, For unwanted moments that force me to grow. At the age of 27 I can finally see the value of these moments. Thank you for changing me and shaping me. Thank you for loving me and forcing me to become a better more loving person. Please don't stop, no matter how hard I...
    PeacefulMind1 PeacefulMind1 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Gratefulness Is a Way to Get High

    It seems the more you are grateful and thankful, more positive experiences happen to you.  At least that is what I've found.  If we can see the joy in diversity, it helps bring us out of it sooner than if we allowed our diversity to sink into the mire of sadness and...
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor 66-70, F 3 Responses May 6, 2007

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    For All...

    The simple good things, like cuddles and jokes that brought me joy.The pure expression and sincerity coming from people who have crossed my path.The beautiful things, like a beautiful picture placed on my bed stand or a child smile.The solitary things, like a filled cup on an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    So Incredibly Rich I Am

    Yesterday the top shelf and rail in my closet collapsed on me....with all 100 lbs of clothes and stuff on board! It was a catastrophe of epic proportions. A global eruption of devastation! It was all I could do to recover my wits when as I was backing out of the closet I...
    luvlymi luvlymi 56-60, F 26 Responses Oct 25, 2011

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    The guy I'm dating right

    now is not perfect. He has flaws. He has high points. Good days and bad days. But he loves me. And he stands by me. So many people tell me that he and I won't last because he is going to the marines. That's bull ****. Because love can make it through anything. It won't be easy...
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    If I could be so honest For just a minute

    or two I have something special I’d like to share with you I want to let you know Right from my very heart How much I am thankful For the wonderful friend you are You’re always there when I need A little cheering up Or maybe just a smile Or a friendly hug So, I just...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 22

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    I always remember the people who've had my

    back; especially when they didn't have to. For some reason, these people tend to be random strangers that I end up just clicking with. On the one hand, it scares the **** out of me that these people seem to understand me just by looking at me; on the other hand, I'm glad for...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Apr 4

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    You have seen every side of me.

    You can tolerate me. You know how to calm me down. Cheer me up . Keep me smiling. Better yet, you didn't walk out on me when I know other people would have.
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    She should know who she is

    as she has supported me through so many down times of late. I would not be here with out her.
    alexed65 alexed65 46-50, M Mar 24

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    I may be so pathetic these past few days.

    .. I even swallow my pride for just a talk.... but she refuses... But days had been passed... and I am thankful... my family backed me up... my friends cheered me up... Life is too short.. and I can only live once... as the the song says "Let it go, Can't hold it back...
    Lyra1001 Lyra1001 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I'm Thankful Today For:

    a smart kid who is changing and growing all the time in all sorts of ways a smart, funny wife who does a ton a decent job that pays well and gives me opportunities to stretch my mind and learn new things and do some things that I can do pretty well, the ability to read and...
    ag123 ag123 41-45 62 Responses Feb 27, 2008

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    Dear EP friends, I just want to thank all of

    you for helping me get through this rough time that I'm going through. I know you guys will be here when I have more rough times and I'm so glad. I use to hold all of my emotions in and now I can express them freely without being judged. Thank you guys. <3 Dear BlueGirl, I...
    zbubbly603 zbubbly603 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Thanksgiving

    I'm glad to spend the holiday alone for a change. The everyday chaos is someone else's problem for the day because everyone I live with is out visiting their families. I'm enjoying some peace and quiet for once.
    Dyssey Dyssey 70+, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    To my dear friends, AGracefulFancy

    and SteelButterfly. I couldn't have it through last night without your help. Thank you girls. Really.
    bettyajz bettyajz 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    As my friend on here suggested I'm going to

    make an effort to be more positive. So I'm going to make a list of things I'm thankful for. I'll list 3 every Sunday. 1) my wonderful family and how they constantly surround me with love and support. 2) my health. Such a wonderful blessing that I don't realize how important it...
    nikkisun nikkisun 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I am thankful for the people in my life.

    I am thankful for my brother, his wife, her family, for making me feel as comfortable as they can, even though most of the time I feel like I'm a burden messing up their traditions and routines. I am thankful for the wonderful support of the Tire Manager at work. I love having...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    Thankful For This Moment

    I am Thankful for the Wonderful Winter For the the warm room For my Blanket I am Thankful for green Tea I am Thankful for this moment
    lazyangel lazyangel 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    Time Was Running Out!

    Life has been a very hard and long road for the last few years. Now I've started a new job and it's been the best thing that could have happened. I went through a divorce (sadly) 3 years ago, and in the process I lost everything. I mean EVERYTHING. My home, vehicles, clothes...
    Faern Faern 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 30, 2006

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    So Many Things - A List In-process

    I am thankful for my family, who have helped me when times are toughI am thankful for my friends, who laugh with me and cry with meI am thankful for my pets, who bring me much comfortI am thankful for my job, which allows me work that I can sit when I need to and stand or walk...
    Psychodelic Psychodelic 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2011

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    These Are a Few of Our Thankful Things...

    The Experience Project is thankful for The health of the team (Without that, we've got nothing) The ability to work on our dream by building this site Every single member of the Experience Project The opportunities presented by the...
    ExperienceProject ExperienceProject 26-30, M 33 Responses Nov 19, 2006

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    I'm thankful to God for giving me this

    wonderful life and everything that I have right now. I'm thankful to God for all the people that came into my life in the past and the people that will come into my life in the future. I have my ups and downs but I don't regret what I did or said. "Enjoy the little things"
    Gideon97 Gideon97 16-17, F Dec 7, 2013

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    Why I'm Thankful

    Why am i thankful? How could I not be? I have three beautiful children who are blessed with intelligence and talent. I have TWO ex-husbands that are really pretty decent men, just not the right ones for me (that's another topic, in another section!) I own my own business and home...
    floridagal floridagal 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    24 Hours

    I am trying to make a point to utilize my days more productively.  When I really think about it...I am amazed at how much time I spend fretting about the future, mourning the past...searching for answers that have simply not made themselves available yet.  I am reminding myself...
    evolving2010 evolving2010 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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    Thank you, to everyone

    who reached out to me about my latest experience. I get this is the meaning of this app, but it helps and means a lot to me.
    April1626 April1626 13-15, F Jan 24

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    One Of The Top Five Things I Am Thankful For.........color! Beautiful Color.......

    Our Idaho spring has been a cold and wet one, I have not gotten the flowers in. BUT ! Today's the day, and I give thanks for the beauty of it. As I look at the incredible colors of the flowers I am about to plant, my spirits rise just being around them. I have a flower paintbox...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 5 Responses May 28, 2012

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    I am thankful for every day

    that I wake, Being with those I love And passing those I hate I am thankful for my true, great friends That I always love to see, Who are there 'til the end And really understand me I am thankful for the food I eat, That's healthy or fatty Messy or neat I am thankful for...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 22

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    Related Experiences

    It's been a while since I logged on Experience project. And I am thankful I can have a place where I can release some of my pent up feelings. It has been a year and three months...
    ChicaDee94 ChicaDee94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    FOR EVERYTHING! I am thankful that I am alive - I've could've died when I ended up in coma 3 times and had close calls when I couldn't breathe… I am grateful for a home! I am...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F Apr 10

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    Thankful for being alive and I've got this joy, peace and happiness within me...Just thankful for the smile of a stranger, the kind gesture of a friend, the openness of my little...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25, M Apr 11

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