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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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    As an honest person that I am and tell things how they are, I would always appreciate and respect someone for telling me the truth back no matter how bad or hard it would be, i don...
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    Today was just another Sunday. It was unusually cold for Texas, and the pitter-patter of rain could be heard outside of my window. As I listened to the rain, I rolled over in bed...
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    I'm someone who accepts the truth of everything. If you don't like something about me then just say it instead of lying to me and saying that you like it. You don't have to lie to...
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    I really believe that everything happens for a reason. Even the worst of times in my life have taught me valuable lessons, and helped me to shape myself into a stronger person...
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    Truth is always better than a lie no matter how hard it might be
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    Truth... No matter how much it will hurt me...I'd rather have the truth then a bunch of lies... slw
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    That is my goal... I plan to be rejected every day during 2015. I'm curious to see what the results will be.
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    This should be a compulsory subject in school!!!!! The pleasure derived from this activity cannot be adequately expressed in words. In my youth once a day was not enough.
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    When he's heart beats I can hear it . But lately everything has been a mess . I'm not sure what to believe . But I do know one thing even though the title says what it says (heart...
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    I just am…. it is so strange. The other day I was even watching football!
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    This pretty much wraps up my days...pic inside
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