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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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    I really believe everything happens for a reason....dropped out of college, found a job but barely making enough to support myself and my family...but one day while surfing through...
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    In the beginning of the 1st month of my meditation journey, my party friends disappeared one by one. We haven't met, we haven't communicated at all, they're alive but they're...
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    I'm always very careful to avoid using the "L" word... and no, I'm not talking about that L-word. I'm talking about the other one. The one that leaves you to process everything...
    sweet7sephora sweet7sephora 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I will littery answer everything
    love071902 love071902 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    ask everything...no matter private or public message
    ZergiuS ZergiuS 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I believe that every one we meet we meet for a reason. We have encountered this specific person for a purpose. We have friends who remain, friends who come in our lives but soon...
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    So my mother passed away 3 months ago and looking back? The past two years of my life and all that i went through was a clear build up of much needed strengths n such to be able to...
    TheRisenOne TheRisenOne 31-35, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Literally this is my life motto. If I lost faith in this nothing would make sense to me anymore. This is the only reason I think bad things happen. Because EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A...
    UndeadGirl13 UndeadGirl13 16-17, F a week ago

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    I've been so played I've reached the point where I don't believe ANYTHING I'm told. That's what happens when you've been bs'ed for years and years and years.
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Day 4 1. It was a good day at work today. No crazy drama stuff among wait staff and all customers were happy. 2. Got complements about my son at work today. My friends, the owners...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Lately I keep having this bizarre thought. I wonder if i died if anyone would care or even notice. Maybe it's the move, maybe the new program I am in. I am not sure. I just started...
    misophonia misophonia 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    1. The guy whom I liked messaged me today with a new number after I have blocked and deleted him many times - dunno if it's blessing or curse. I still deleted him after having sent...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Everyday at work, I battle my emotions to try not to lose it, but when I see her its like all my worries go away. We're just friends but I have a good feeling we like each other. I...
    jac0794 jac0794 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    No matter what size you are, you're beautiful. You shouldn't care about those small flaws, those flaws are what make you perfect. So what you don't have perfect skin? So what if...
    DeathWonders DeathWonders 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I don't believe that everything happens for a reason. I believe in chance. Things happen from a cause, and that cause was made by chance.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    Everything does happen for a reason. And that reason may not always be clear to you at the time. Things seem unfair or like it just doesn't make any sense but you got to trust ur...
    Alex288837359 Alex288837359 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    i get online every day . if i don't im dead or i got a life lol
    beaches21 beaches21 13-15, M Jul 21

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    I respect that others have their own beliefs and opinions, but I do not have to believe as they do. I have my own beliefs and opinions. I just hope that others can respect my...
    BrokenAngel38 BrokenAngel38 36-40, F Jul 21

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    actually, i've trouble with believing people XD and have often been told that I'm excessively suspicios ;) but that's how it is, I think that no one can be fully trusted, sometime...
    AmarieOfTheVanyar AmarieOfTheVanyar 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Everyone has their own opinions, yes. But everyone should be respected for their opinions, whether you agree with them or not. You can state your side, you can stand up for what...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    Every facet of a diamond just as brilliant as the next.
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    An old lecturer once said, "if you aim for the sky, you might hit the ceiling". I'm a firm believer that if you try hard enough, physically anything is possible. You've just got to...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    My life is pretty awesome right now. I own a small flea market stall that travels where ever the markets are. My purpose in life is to be happy. To do that I've filled my life with...
    plzgetmepregnant plzgetmepregnant 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I became a mom. I still cannot believe it. I havint been on here in a long long time because I have been so busy with mom stuff and being married as well. Its been a year in the...
    KMBJuneBaby14 KMBJuneBaby14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I can't stand when people call themselves ugly. No one, is ugly. Beauty can be shown in many ways. A personality trait, a smile- even the way someone eats could be seen as cute! No...
    cottoncamarilla cottoncamarilla 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    My life has been altered, or, as one woman I met told me, "transformed." I liked that word because something positive can be associated with it. It reminded me that even in the...
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    A great example would be....... religion! The thing that i am not allowed to even question at the risk of being hit! Seriously though I wish parents were more open minded about...
    SnowSpirites SnowSpirites 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I STRONGLY BELIEVE EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON! I JUST LEFT MY HUSBAND TODAY! I HAVE BEEN HAVING THIS STRONG FEELING IN MY GUT THAT I NREDED TO LEAVE! ! I KEPT GETTING THE...
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    Hi everyone. As I write this I am wide awake trying to get some sleep, but failing. I consider myself to be an honourable, kind and loyal person. I follow the rules, I try my best...
    Cantthinkofagoodname Cantthinkofagoodname 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 17

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    I use to drink lots of fizzy sugary pop couldn't stop it tried so many times .. But now it's Ramadan I'm fasting it has helped me stop it not had one sip of it for 30 days it's...
    maj32 maj32 31-35, M Jul 17

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    its funny how life works one day im at the lowest point, than other days im on top of the world and luckily im on top today
    codyj74 codyj74 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I'm watching a movie, The Unbeatable Lightness Of Being, and it reminds me of how beauty can be found in all of life. I forget this sometimes in the every day droll that...
    jp20156 jp20156 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    DAY EIGHTY NINE1- saw psychiatrist after ten months waiting2- walked for about over an hour today3- chatted with a few good friends4- my kids are just adorable!5- God will provide...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    Am 13 and dealing with a energy drink addiction so instead of getting a energy drink (lucosade) my person favourite so every time I would normal drink one I would get a water and...
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    I always believe when something delays you from your original plan, no matter how frustrating it is it was meant to benefit you in the long run.
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    i don't want to get up, i don't want to live or breathe. But i don't want to disappoint my family, so i get up every day and busy myself with work and reading. The last five years...
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    I don't believe there's hell somewhere up-there. I believe we are already living in it.
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