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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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    Day 4: still off from work, return tomorrow, but well rested. Ate a radish sandwich made from the garden. Going swimming now.
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    DAY SEVENTY FIVE1- I gave to charity2- I hugged my postman3- friends brought comfort to me today4- did washing and shopping5- I need Jesus close..I love Him so much!
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    Played for a fool. However, I suspected it the whole time. And I enjoyed every minute of it. Check please! See you around guys ...
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    hi guys. yes I believe everything happens for a reason, but I can't figure out why this happened. Yes,this is really embarrassing. It happened with my mom. we were both at the...
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    Everything happens for some reason. I just wish I knew why. I wish I knew why my dad drank most of my childhood, why I never had any true friends, why I was bullied, why I became...
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    SEVENTY FOUR1- hugged with my postman2- had lunch at the pub3- Archibald is here for me,,as other friends4- I am trying to be a good mum
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    I want the truth. I feel people who can admit their mistakes are honest people. I look at lying as a cowardly act. We all make mistakes. Why sugar coat to make yourself look better...
    aquarius2383 aquarius2383 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    When reflecting over my life the saying "I Believe Everything Happens for a Reason'" is like putting a puzzle together; piece by piece over decades. I wonder when the puzzle is...
    ANELEGANTLADY ANELEGANTLADY 46-50, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    He has been there for me since day one, even when I told him about all of the drama I was dealing with. he told me he wanted to help make me a better person... I have never had a...
    tyeshamari tyeshamari 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    People will always tell lies, whether it is little white lies or more serious lies. I'd much rather hear the truth than be lied to, but the reality is people will always be...
    Naala Naala 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always say no matter how hard the truth may be or how much you think your gonna hurt me always be honest with me. I'd rather you hurt me with the truth than to hurt me with a lie...
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    I had someone special to me leave ep. I will miss him. I wished I understood why. We had gotten close, and then his switch flipped and I was left to wonder. I'd rather have...
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    Good morning! You didn't come to bed last night. I smile politely and say that I fell asleep putting the kids to the bed. I didn't tell him that I knew , for one day he didn't get...
    Niloo74 Niloo74 41-45, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a few friends making the same mistake over and over again with men. They lose themselves in a relationship. I've tried to explain. I've been there but have learned the...
    MissCalculated MissCalculated 31-35, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Friends, family. ..they want to see singles happy and bring hope because they believe in it and because they feel value for that person, but when I look around and views all sorts...
    SeekingLovetrust SeekingLovetrust 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I don't believe everything happens for a reason however, I believe that we grow and learn from our hardships and tragedies in order to make better choices for ourselves and to live...
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    Finally went for dinner with three great friends I met in uni about 5-6 years ago. It was great to catch up. On our way to have after-dinner coffees, I bumped into another friend...
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    *Someone shared this enlightening post with me .... and I thought it would be a shame if I didnt pass it on!!! In a brief conversation, a man asked a woman he was pursuing the...
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    ok. I had a very odd experience today. I've been talking with a friend of mine who is a pastor at a local church. he's been helping me come to terms with my wife wanting to leave...
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    DAY SIXXTY NINE1- wrote a note for the postman and he stuck a smiley face on my mail...which I stuck on the back of my phone.2- went to therapy3- kids got good school report4- I...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 46-50, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm also perfectly happy to accept, "I'm not comfortable with you knowing the truth." At least you're being honest about it, which is what matters to me the most.
    kasvelrising kasvelrising 22-25, T a week ago

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    I hate it when people tell me lies. I'm a lie detector.I can easily make out that the person is lying to me.And when someone who is very close does this, I feel really bad. People...
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    I believe I am going back to my old self where I just, just become Isolated and alone I can feel it coming it took me so long to trust people and make friends now it turns out I am...
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    I am a big girl, I can always handle the truth. Honesty is so important no matter how hard. I have had so many people lie to me because they don't want to be hurtful. What others...
    lovelychickadee lovelychickadee 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    Unbelievable!!!!!! In reference to the story I shared a couple of days ago about the signs that were shown to me saying that I should keep faith in reuniting with my ex! This...
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    With Father's Day tomorrow, I was thinking on this subject. My father, to this day, tells me he loves me at least once every day that we see each other or talk on the phone. When...
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    Yes, I truly believe this! I know that even the really difficult things must have a purpose, even if we might ever know what it is, we are always being tested in one way or another...
    Plaincountrygirl Plaincountrygirl 36-40, F 11 Responses Jun 20

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    Pisces1991 Pisces1991 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 20

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    Ok tell me if this sounds like a coincidence me and my ex dated for 4 years been broken up for a 1 we stayed in contact both hoping to get back together unfortunately I couldn't...
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    Gas money from my pal. My pal told me how tolerable me is. Kathleen madigan video.
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