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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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    How do you fight the feelings that I'm a failure in life? I'm tired of feeling like everyone is laughing at me for all I do wrong and that everything bad that happens is my fault...
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    Starting this morning with a clean heart. No doubts, no tears, no fears, no worries. Thank God for his priceless gifts and miracles.
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