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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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    after reassuring someone you won't break up with them how would one possibly suggest wanting to change the relationship status?
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    on my 27th bday back in the day i took my sick mama to my job to fill out papers making me her power of attorney...we did that then had a good day together...the very next day out...
    sugarbiscuts sugarbiscuts 31-35, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I've fought with my depression since i was 5 years old, but never really understood it till i was 8 years old. since then I've been battling myself with multiple mental illnesses...
    kelsey1426 kelsey1426 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I think most women dont know about what fits them better. I believe that someone who is a fashion trendy and high self esteemed and classy - knows exactly what fits to her better...
    SuspDom SuspDom 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Ya know, some days I believe this, and some days I don't. Today, I do. Recently, had a dream about someone, and the next day I'm told that he's in jail. It's quite weird...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    A woman came out of her house and saw 3 old men with long white beards sitting in her front yard. She did not recognize them. She said, “I don’t think I know you, but you must...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    if I'm stuck in the home, I sure do. I lived without internet before, and I spent all my time out on the beach or river. it was great. life was peaceful. I still live to surf the...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 days ago

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    I don't believe in stupidity I feel there are just things people have not yet learned. Rather than labelling them as stupid I feel that a better word is unadventurous. There is...
    Gingurrx15 Gingurrx15 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My family and I are doing OK because my mom and dad both have pretty decent jobs that provide adequately for our family. But I have seen kids at school whose clothes are all ratty...
    katiemitchell katiemitchell 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    each day spent in a classroom is a lie, parenting should be a full time occupation
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Beauty, is it a blessing or a curse? What is beauty? I am me, same person and body I've always been... I think about the comment by the guy that answered one of my questions...
    loveCT loveCT 41-45, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    It really seems like it. I remember back a few weeks ago I was feeling pretty happy. some weeks after that, I was thinking "I was happier a few weeks ago" Yesterday I felt...
    CopperFoil CopperFoil 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wear diapers every day of the week because I refused to be potty trained.
    tylerlovesdisposablediapers tylerlovesdisposablediapers 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I moved out from my ex house 3 days ago and I texted him and he didn't text back
    katiekat1213nb katiekat1213nb 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Yesterday the audio feed wasn't working during our church's planned video taped sermon, so our pastor switched over to a live sermon instead. It was very good, and made me wonder...
    AzabethTV AzabethTV 56-60, T a week ago

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    iv probably experienced a lot of things a girl my age shouldn't of so early- everything from bullying, family breakdowns, drug and alcohol addictions, falling pregnant young...
    NadiaShields16 NadiaShields16 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    Everything happens for a reason; unfortunately, sometimes the reason is you.
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 22

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    Pretty much sums up how I feel on a everyday basses
    Tylerb17 Tylerb17 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I believe everything has to be earned, respect, trust, love etc. So I don't understand the whole 'respect your parents and elders' thing. Should they not have to earn it first? why...
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I know how it feels to loose a son too soon. 1/23/2000-Rip 2/23/2000. I know how...
    arin19807 arin19807 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 22

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    Everything is going as planned. As if a universal script. And somehow, I know it. Nothing phases me anymore because this is exactly how things are supposed to be. Nothing can...
    PiggyToe PiggyToe 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I usually drink water everyday, but lately I've had this craving for milk.
    SplitGivanni SplitGivanni 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    School started for me on Monday and every day this week so far I have worn dresses and white pantyhose to school. There is a group of black girls at school...all of which have worn...
    brianna747 brianna747 13-15, F Aug 20

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    She left me for her ex boyfriend. They're staying with each other right now. And it's insane how you give yourself to someone and they can just drop you like that. The problem...
    NewNonsense NewNonsense 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Trying! Need some workout buddies! :)
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F Aug 19

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    If Jesus Was Not The Messiah Then Who Will Be? – Short Answer: Who Cares? When Christians or Messianics discover that all the purported "messianic prophecies" in the Christian...
    halfkosherkid halfkosherkid 46-50, M Aug 19

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    the universe is, was, and will be. everything has already happened and will happen again, as its happening now
    chaospotato chaospotato 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Everything. I believe our paths were already set. Our pain strengthens us. Everything we give out to the universe we get back.
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 17

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    I used to every day but lately it's been hard to get hold of because I've recently moved to a completely different area and I don't know anywhere to get it from
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 1 Response Aug 16

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    I have to believe this so that I can journey on even when I run out of hope, sometimes. Thankful for it all. Heres to moving forward and starting over again..........Cheers!
    lovinglifeandsmiling lovinglifeandsmiling 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 16

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    I want the hard, long, wide, thick truth! Yes! I can take it! No matter how small I am... x)
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    Everyday life gives me the chance to learn something new. Sometimes life throws at you the hardest challenges and I believe is when we decide to make a drama or see it as a lesson...
    Shakti35 Shakti35 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    why are you so nice to me? why do you even care? why do you like me? I'm nothing but a lost soul. Yes I do make you smile but I'm a lady with an emotional wreckage. I'm moody I'm...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    So friday my bf will be moving into Georgia Tech. I can't wait to see how far and where life takes him. He always talking about having a future with me😊
    maebugg maebugg 18-21, F Aug 12

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    but, I don't believe it's anyone's right to start an argument and use their opinion in place of facts.
    JulietteLilyhammer JulietteLilyhammer 26-30, F Aug 11

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    What I have learned today: 1. Everyone has different life. At the end of the day, we walk different way. 2. Do the things that make you happy. Some people might criticize you...
    JulieK8 JulieK8 18-21, F Aug 11

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    But not everyone with an opinion has a say.
    Henrykay Henrykay 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    DAY ONE HUNDRED AND FOUR1-chatted with online friends2-mares lots of plats with my daughters hair3-did washing4-with Jesus I am never alone..
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I just watched the glen gampbell documentary, it's about an inspirational musician who developed Alzheimer's disease. I am so inspired. People, I may only be 24 years old but don't...
    Roxylovesit Roxylovesit 22-25, F Aug 9

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    everyday I feel like I'm something different I'll wake up and I'll ask myself the same question over and over again what am i today? male, female agender gender both? I get...
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