I Appreciate The Value Of Wisdom

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    The Wise Woman's Stone

    A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. The hungey traveler saw the precious stone in the wise woman's bag, admired it, and asked...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2013

    Just In Time

    One night at 11:30, an older African-American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rain storm. Her car had broken down and she desperately needed a ride. Soaking wet, she decided to flag down the next car. A young white man stopped to...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2013


    I have never found wise people in real life, at least within my age group. All my friends care about was having boyfriends, planning out romantic escapades, hitching up plans to ****** that guy away from his existing girlfriend, party and booze and expecting the world to just...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jul 31, 2013

    Christmas Memories

    Two parents stand by quietly as their two excited young children rip open the gifts from under the Christmas tree. They look at each other happy their children are happy, and talk quietly to each other. The father says, "They won't know it till they're grown, but their BEST gifts...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Nov 24, 2013

    "Smile and the whole world will smile at you.

    Cry and you will cry alone" "Everyone is a genius.But if you judge a fish on it's ability to climb a tree,it will live it's whole life believing that it is stupid" "Lie is just another way of getting to the truth"
    Mihael122 Mihael122
    22-25, T
    1 Response Jun 4, 2014


    Vulnerability is known as a weakness, but I recently learned that it is actually a strength. To be vulnerable to someone means that you are willing to put your heart on the line to possibly get hurt. It also means being authentic with others and being your whole self, the real...
    ShesJustHer ShesJustHer
    22-25, F
    Oct 8, 2013

    The truly wise amongst us know

    that they actually know very little in regards to the grand scheme of everything. Knowledge and experience teaches us constantly, granting new insights and continuously changing us, our views, and our mentality. The wise person is wise and humble because every day he/she learns...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 26, 2015

    Wisdom Is The Key To Knowledge

    I enjoy hearing people speak of past experiences. there is much to be gained from them. Many hidden truths lie in their burrows. To search for them is liken to gold. When you have grasped the handful of little nuggets you do leave them in the current state that they are. No, you...
    Freeindividual Freeindividual
    22-25, F
    Sep 4, 2013

    Sometimes things exist

    because they are a reminder to us when we might have forgotten something
    lilacgalaxy lilacgalaxy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2014
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