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I Believe Every Day Is a Gift No Matter How Trying

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    My grand mother used to say "Every day above dirt is a good one." I have to agree with her. I have spent enough time being unhappy about stupid stuff. I find it much easier to have a sunny outlook (most of the time). But don't try me before that first cup of coffee. I...
    1SensualHeart 1SensualHeart 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    if only life had a delete key, have you ever wished you could start all over? ill assume its a natural, common fantasy. what if you could delete everything, or even just the bad...
    ColetteR ColetteR 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Well I believe that everything happens for a reason, but in a certain philosophical way. I'm not going to explain all my beliefs I've arrived at philosophically, but essentially I...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    So many of us are afraid of ourselves, of our own truth, and our feeling most all. We talk about how great the concepts of life and love are, but then we hide from both every day...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    i think that whatever takes place in one's life , no matter how good or bad there is some reason hidden behind it because the whole world is full of some or other new things. each...
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    The danger of getting drawn into competition is that one will stoop low somewhere along the line to get the better of a rival, be it in business or when seeking a promotion. When...
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    Well I'd be a fool to believe "everything" wouldn't I? I've been lied to so much in my life and I'm still lied to to this day. So what would make me believe everything? I have a...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    After living through a few of life's dramas you would think that we all figure out that the truth always comes out. When it does come out someone always gets hurt. I myself have...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    so true. but also i say the truth no matter how hard it is for you to take it. when i spot someone spewing bs i catch them and shove it in their face. its my civil duty
    blackscribbles blackscribbles 22-25, F Nov 28

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    Any confession of the truth, no matter how hard the situation, will ALWAYS be easier than a lie.
    groundcraze groundcraze 22-25, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe everything happens for a reason but what is that reason? Why do some suffer while others prosper? Did I do something horrible? Is that why I'm being punished?
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I wish every day was "the day" for those poor little babies.
    thoughtsthatstray thoughtsthatstray 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    I wear them most every day. Sometimes bikinis or thongs. Depends on my mood.
    mattjstead mattjstead 22-25, M Dec 5

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    o had a dream that seemed So real I thought it was. I woke up just to make sure I was really in my own bed And home.. OK hear we go. I had a dream that a bunch of my classmates...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F Dec 3

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    If he was cheating on me, I deserve to know the truth. He has lied to me about so many things, and then he told me I was acting psychotic, that he had nothing more he was hiding...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 29

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    How uncivilized we are in this age. People are going to be sent to Mars which is costing billions, yet look to Africa and you will see famine and controllable disease destroy a...
    AmnesiaPlease AmnesiaPlease 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    If you have a broken heart this is how to heal it; accept that you will have to go through some pain. It is an unavoidable truth that if you loved enough to be heartbroken, you...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Fast day one: no change. Looking for major shift in circumstances. Till then I will drink liquids but will no food enter my mouth.
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    The truth of the matter is that I don't believe in coincidences, never have, never will. Everything happens for a reason.... On turning into my home street a police car turned the...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yeh I believe tht it's the mark of true friendship if someone is blunt and honest with me tbh. and I actually like it when my frnds u knu how their annoyance towards me(well I do...
    mynameisismyname mynameisismyname 16-17, F a week ago

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    Those days have taught me everything I need to know.. How to catch a feeling and when to let it go!! Good morning EP!!! Today's a new day!! Wake up and kick some ***!! Love...
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I want to swing, from the top of the world and witness the growth of life, from a view of limitations. I can witness my whole life and give reason for what has happened. The...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Everyone morning I get up, take the bus, take the train, take the undeground to go to university. Everyone morning I realize that people barely look at each other and that no one...
    SmallGirlOne SmallGirlOne 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I believe that everything happens for a reason. We do something once time, perhaps by chance, however we do it a second time, for a purpose or function.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 18

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    question for all you lads.. when in a relationship why be so secretive relationship means being open to your partner.. what I'm trying to say is I got back together with my partner...
    pinklips09876 pinklips09876 31-35, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some people believe they were born in the wrong place or in the wrong time period. based on personality, I guess that could be so. But you are a combination of each of your parents...
    thatvegangirl thatvegangirl 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    You find the best people when you stop trying so hard to find the perfect ones. :)
    chris1225 chris1225 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I feel like my life is nothing else but living in a box of plastic. I see everything that happens outside and I can hear those people from outside talking, but their...
    SmallGirlOne SmallGirlOne 18-21, F Nov 20

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    Deep down...I DO believe this. Sometimes it's easier to take than other times. When things are going good in my life...I can say that with confidence...when things are crappy or...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 21

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    I don't know why I was online that day or why I clicked on your story. Your words touched me and getting to know you better has been an amazing experience. I'm so glad I was online...
    been2 been2 36-40, F Dec 6

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    We don't live in a perfect world. Not everything is sparkling rainbows and beautiful butterflies. I was very over protected as a kid, and then learned the hard way just how cruel...
    OlicityShipper OlicityShipper 70+, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ask me anything you want me to answer, ill answer everything. And if you feel uncomfortable to ask me something here then you may ask me on pm. Dont be shy now~ ^-^
    211sahar 211sahar 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I met some old friends today. Loads of catching up. Good fun. But made me think of where I am in life right now when I listen to them talk about where they are. They seemed like...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 19

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    soul mates don't need to have a sexual relationship. i believe we all have more than one soul mate. i actually believe my past lover was a soul mate. i believe we were ment for...
    courtcourtv courtcourtv 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Marijuana is a miracle plant and I wish more people could see/understand/believe that. It's not for everyone, but it would solve SO MANY PROBLEMS. Medically, socially, economically...
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F Dec 1

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    To start with kindness, is at times hard, but I keep envisioning my mother's smile, in between soft words that bring me warmth. She was a mother, in ever way, but to those who envy...
    pinok pinok 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I've seen this before...but it really resonates... People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do...
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    I believe a soul mate can be a person of the opposite sex OR same sex. A soul mate isn't necessarily someone to "mate" with for life, but someone who will be your "mate/friend...
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    Moving He came to the rescue...(my illusion still) I called him the one I call the abuser that was nice (however opportunistic) the rest of him is still the same. there was...
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    Each day that I spend in training for my AZ license I learn a tonne about trucks; that's to be expected. As I work with different instructors though, I also learn about how to and...
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    I have always believed this and I always will. Life has a plan and things happen for a reason :)
    xsignorinax xsignorinax 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    This is life. Everyone has a story.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F Nov 17

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    Your experiences make up who you are. Your life story is unique to you. Everybody has a story. You may not understand why they did what they did. Maybe they didn't understand them...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 18

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    My best friend had to move to New Jersey recently and it really sucked. We didn't even get to say goodbye. But I realized that this would be the first real test of our friendship...
    mickyhoney mickyhoney 18-21, F Nov 19

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