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I Believe Change Is the Only Constant In Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 615 People

    The Step That Ends One Journey Begins Another

     i feel a serenity i havent felt in lifelong memory which is a direct result of improving myself over the last nine months. but now i feel fatigued...as if my joy has been besieged. it took me days to understand why my plateau is now the floor. self-improvement is a...
    effervescence effervescence 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    I Am Mine

      I Am Mine (live)- Pearl Jam
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M Nov 5, 2010

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    Such Is the Way of the Tao.

    "To change with change is the changeless state". A favorite quotation of Bruce Lee from the "Tao Te Ching" of Lao Tzu. It's as true today as it was when he wrote it more than two millennia ago.
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M Oct 17, 2008

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    Si la vida te tira limones,

    haz limonada con ellos y después agarra la a limonasos!
    Latinloverguy Latinloverguy 31-35, M Oct 3, 2014

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    Anyone wanna trade life stories in messaging?

    Kik, Skype, pm on here, whatever.
    TinoAli TinoAli 16-17, M Jan 25, 2014

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    Pure Morning

    I believe this completely and it is incorporated deeply into he thread of my being.  There are things that I don't utter.  I don't say "I'll love you forever".  I say things like, "I see no reason that I would stop wanting to be with you."...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    I Know This And Yet...

    Life is change... I know this, I do and I know that to not accept this is folly. That path leads to a life full of disappointments and discontentment...and yet.....still I walk about my life sometimes, with a blindfold on and spend my time awkwardly blundering into things and...
    charlie248 charlie248 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    If You Can Call It Constant

    Yet life is like a cycle and after a while you see familiar changes and deja vu.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F Mar 28, 2009

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    Consciousness

    I am trying to change into a better person. I am just not like the average person and my struggles are more complicated. I have spiritual psychic thought mixed in with the perception that everything happens for a reason--at the same time, your thoughts create your reality. I have...
    AlternateLyfeStyle AlternateLyfeStyle 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2010

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    The Winds Of Change

    When the winds of change come, you can struggle against it, holding on for dear life to limb or branch, become wind-whipped and battered by its awesome force... or you can lift your arms and embrace it, letting it lift you to the sky, and take you to new places....
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F Oct 8, 2013

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    Thoughts

      The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character; So watch the thought and its ways with care, And let it spring from love Born out of concern...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Nov 5, 2010

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    Keep Your Arms And Legs Inside The Car At All Times While The Ride Is In Motion!

    Oh the past....what.....ten days or so my friends?They've been crazy-making for a sane person!! Luckily, not being afflicted by sanity, I survived and am back on my wildly swerving, zig-zagging, entirely unsteady and yet, oh so familiar path!The highs have been discovering a...
    charlie248 charlie248 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    Nothing Ever Stays the Same...

    Nothing ever stays the same. Everything changes in some way, shape, or form!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 5, 2008

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    I don't know how to start over.

    ..my life is a coin toss in the air. In this moment there are no answers, no direction, no reassurances, just blind faith. Everything is the same and nothing is the same. What next!?!
    soarabove soarabove 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Nov 3, 2010

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    Change

    Change,The only constant in life,It's inevitable,Things will change,Time marches on,Waiting for no man.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 2, 2011

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    Change is something thats inevitable.

    I guess I should really have to believe it myself. Its something that you can't avoid no matter how hard you try to run away from it. And I guess changes can have different effects on people. I lost a friend. I don't know if I already did but I can't help not to think otherwise...
    sayangeiram sayangeiram 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2014

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    Perception Of Change During Life

    My dear Reader, as you already can see by the title of the group this story belongs to, it´s about the perception that while walking along this wonderful path called life, change is the only buddy that keeps meeting us on various pit stops, crotches and occasionally...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    Yes Indeed........

    Yes, it seems that change is pretty much the only constant in life no matter how good or bad it is. Change is always there & waiting for us. One year we are younger & kids, then next, we are teenagers in high school & after we graduate from high school, then it is college or a...
    seatbeltssavelives seatbeltssavelives 46-50, M May 11, 2012

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    Yes Yes Yes..  Since I...

    Yes Yes Yes..  Since I was an Army Brat that all I had was change...  I think that if you did not have change good and bad you can not grow as a person.
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F Jul 5, 2008

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    This Is the Way It Is.

    Change is the only constant.  No beginning, no end, no other way.  And certainly nothing to get bummed over.  Strawberry Fields Forever.
    nanasixboys nanasixboys 56-60 2 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    Logic For Poets

    Change Is The Only Constant In Life Change Is Constant If Change Is Constant, Nothing Is Ever The Same If Nothing Is Ever The Same, Change Is Impossible If Change Is Impossible, Constant Change Is Always Impossible If Change Is Constantly Impossible, Life Is Impossible...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 21 Responses Sep 7, 2007

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    What Changes Actually Mean To Me..

    Life goes on n nvr sets its back..change of everything helps us to find newness in life which adds to th growth of our experiences and explorations too...
    90loves69 90loves69 22-25, F Feb 10, 2012

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    I have learned that nobody

    but God knows what is happening next. Every single day you wake up and there is a chance that something unexpected could happen that could change your whole life. I make sure I play the lotto now.
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    Just An Analogy

    Have you ever noticed how slow the clouds are moving? It is easy to see them as suspended in the air but they are never still. Try too just watch those clouds move slowly across the sky, and notice that every time you have a thought the clouds will seem to stop. Of course they...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Oct 6, 2014

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    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Nov 3, 2010

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    I Count On It!

    I like to say, I like change, the good kind!  Really, the changes I've experienced have not always been good, but I figure the situation that created that change I don't find good can change to something that I'll be comfortable with.  Think about it, if there were no...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    I Am An Oxymoron

    When you stop changing - you are dead! I remind myself of this every time I begin to complain about making a change.  There is so much to learn and many things to do, why would anyone want to stop changing.  However, I like stability. Non semper ea sunt qua videntur.
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F Mar 28, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I've always been the one people took for granted. I have been living this life being considered the less important person. My opinions do not usually count and when it does, i feel...
    Camille96 Camille96 18-21, F 50 mins ago

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    I do believe. But I never throw these words at people`s faces. I never scare people with all these ideas about hell and endless tortures. Unlike many women who claim to be...
    Tatius Tatius 26-30, F 2 Responses 56 mins ago

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    It's too bad most people don't know about these 2 most important factors is key to success. To be betrayed by someone you loved& thought you could trust can be so damaging...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Is there more to life? Does prayer really have power? scripture says it does in various parts of the bible, but more and more it seems like a lie, which contradicts God. I may...
    RedChaplin RedChaplin 18-21, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Most of my life I've sabotaged myself with negative thoughts and preconceived notions of something going badly before it even happened . I was miserable and very unhappy , and I...
    Ezmee Ezmee 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Prologue: Those who are not partial to things like spiritual topics such as spirit guides and vibrational states should perhaps enjoy a different story. This message is for your...
    earthpassenger earthpassenger 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    On my 20th birthday I wanted a bigger change so I went from... Never dying my hair to bleaching it blonde. I must say... I can totally rock it. But I'm missing my natural hair. I...
    Maricopa Maricopa 18-21 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mother died, when I was in my early 20's. She was the Mom everyone wished they had, and "everyone" loved her. Not more then me though. It's been over 30 years now, I'm about...
    Shankman55 Shankman55 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Imaging Putting soooooo much ****** time into a relationship. Getting used To One Person. Sharing Extreme intimacy, Physical and emotional!!!! Accepting someone for who they are...
    vaane vaane 18-21, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    The Heresy of Hillsong There is probably no better known name within contemporary Christian music than that of Hillsong. Since 1992 they had released more than forty albums...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The simple things in life, what a topic for me to comment on, for many years the simple things in life where, well.simple, getting high as a kite and drunk as a skunk, every day...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    “The question of whether there exists a Creator and Ruler of the Universe has been answered in the affirmative by some of the highest intellects that have ever existed...
    azaun azaun 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am exhausted at all the people who settle into a life and are not happy saying they give up and will never be happy. Only YOU are in control of your life! It is the decisions YOU...
    wesleyjones wesleyjones 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I have been meaning to for a while. I've chosen to remove distractions. Anything that might distract me from time with God, my husband, and my everyday life (work and household...
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 a week ago

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    And they are incredibly scary. I have decided on a whim, to pick up everything and move to a big city from a small city in which I have lived for years. I am excited for the change...
    wise0025 wise0025 22-25, M a week ago

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