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I Believe Life Is a Balance

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    Ambrosia Corn N Fresh Beans

     do i have a way with titles or what?lol i just seem to say whats on my mind.this has been an oustanding day so far.after a retful nite i got out early to watch the deer then out to straighten up my pickups interior just because it needed it.then i was off to the garden to...
    solopodal solopodal 46-50, M Aug 12, 2009

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    Eouilibrium

    your persuasions have led me here     time n trouble you ere sincere     do i ,dont i       you make it so hard to balance      troubled soul you are      fly aay dont be afraid       never forget the...
    solopodal solopodal 46-50, M Oct 2, 2009

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    Hooray the Weekend

     i have been waiting excitedly for this weekend to arrive.time to go back up in the clouds for more stone.its back to the mountaintop for my clan this weekend as we set off too make more memories,and make them we shall.its off to the devils breakfast table to float the river...
    solopodal solopodal 46-50, M Aug 15, 2009

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    Wheelchair Bound

     well our trip too the mountains has had to be put off till another day as i am wheelchair bound this weekend.my stump is so sore and swollen i cant get my prosthesis on so we must wait.this leg has really been a battle ground for me,just when i think ive won the battle it...
    solopodal solopodal 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    Early Morn

    another early east tn.morning.sausage frying in the pan,biscuits browning in the oven.the house is finally starting to warm up because someone got up and stoked the old warm morning wood stove.lord mommas quilts sure are warm,thank god for her and the friends who help her sew...
    solopodal solopodal 46-50, M Nov 4, 2009

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    Friends N Follies

     thank you duchess for your kind words n actions. another sleepless nite here but im looking forward to doing some writing this morning.its actually quite therapeutic. looking forward to today,off to the dr. for a short visit then no plans except to pay a few bills.quite a...
    solopodal solopodal 46-50, M Aug 13, 2009

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    Balance Indeed

     you know,i've been associated with EP for about 2 weeks now and having never been involved in any kind of chat service or whatever what strikes the most is the range of human emotion being poured out,some joyous,some sad,some mundane,some downright hateful,but whatever it...
    solopodal solopodal 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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    Something I Found.

    We need balance between work and play. We need balance between giving and receiving. We need balance in thought and feelings.We need balance in caring for our physical self and our spiritual self. A balanced life has harmoney between a professional life and a personal life...
    RogerThompson RogerThompson 41-45, M Apr 30, 2012

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    Smoky Mountain Rockhounds N Harechasers

     good morning to eveyone here on ep,mlady if you're on 2 nite i must say i'm a bit overwhelmed at all your kind words.as for the gift the reason i chose a gift wrapped box is that it can be whatever you might need at the moment,enjoy. the title of this mornings story is one...
    solopodal solopodal 46-50, M Aug 14, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    All relationships are supported by the one you have with YOURSELF - your beliefs and self-talk, your level of self-love or self-hate, the dark/light balance within you, the...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sitting at the bedside of a man today, dying of cancer. Just a week ago he shared some of his life experiences with me. They were hard experiences, little money so he quit high...
    jules7712 jules7712 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 28

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    When you get to where you're at, what else is there to strive for? Along the way of the path you're taking, the people you meet, unexpected places you visit, and valuable lessons...
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F Nov 1

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    My thoughts are all over the place as I write this, my mind clouded. I've been contemplating things in my life... mentally tracing through the "what if's"... because those are the...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Enjoy this Roller Coaster Called Life....and Take in Every Moment and make Every Moment Meaningful and Lasting..
    SouthernItaliano SouthernItaliano 51-55, M Nov 8

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    We are always trying to find that happiness...."when I get a raise, when I have kids, when I have a job, when I have a car." We rush thru life trying to find that elusive thing...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Shout out to: all the procrastinators,like me, who end up finishing something at 2:00 AM and decide to just do the rest of their homework before class. =.= Also go the duck to...
    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F Oct 27

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    IT IS...... I mean I and even holding back to little things. I know lots of people are. It's hard not 2. But I know I need to change.... I want to and need to be a risk-taker...
    Arielle1justsmile Arielle1justsmile 13-15, F Oct 28

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    Just like how a good book works.
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M Nov 1

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    Sounds like a good long night motorcycle ride to me
    Ropster Ropster 66-70, M Nov 2

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    Not to be negative. But people take birth and die simultaneously all the time. Someone's parent, sibling.. all the left behind relatives must be experiencing immense grief and pain...
    harmony612 harmony612 26-30, M Nov 2

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    Yes it's a journey! Until we get old! The journey is, it depends of how did we do it? how did we enjoy, how did we embrace all what we do and not. The destination is death that...
    Gettingout72 Gettingout72 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    It's a long winding road! You'll never know if you reach your own destination! Don't you wonder yourself if you could go there early or just in a right time?
    Gettingout72 Gettingout72 41-45, F Nov 10

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    If you think how big the Universe is... There must be so much out there we don't know about. What other living things are out there?
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    Thats a quote from the movie "Peaceful Warrior". Movie was decent, the quote from the movie is excellent.
    twentyfirsthd twentyfirsthd 26-30, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I haven't posted on here in a bit but I just want to post my experience on God. These past 90 days have been utterly astounding. God really came through for me. There is no other...
    NotFiction NotFiction 31-35, F 15 Responses Nov 7

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    I believe life is a cycle for each family. When I was a child my parents told me how different it was when they were in school. They also stated how polite people were when they...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M Nov 15

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    Well I believe that everything happens for a reason, but in a certain philosophical way. I'm not going to explain all my beliefs I've arrived at philosophically, but essentially I...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    Balance is not an assumed risk.Balance has many definitions that all require equilibrium.The definition of balance is not a concept nor is balance a risk.Motorcyclists need to be...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    I used to be a very shy person when I was in college and often I would eat alone in the cafeteria. Unable to connect with anyone. Then one day, a classmate of mine came and sat...
    palabok palabok 31-35, M 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    if only life had a delete key, have you ever wished you could start all over? ill assume its a natural, common fantasy. what if you could delete everything, or even just the bad...
    ColetteR ColetteR 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    We do not live in an age of acceptance. But in hatred of each other we are united. Whoever you are there is someone that does not like you. You can be Black, White, Gay, Straight...
    SalemKat SalemKat 13-15, F 54 mins ago

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    sometimes theres someone who we see as our perfect fit, a mirror, a person who shows you some things thats holding you back. a person that comes into your life to show you...
    ColetteR ColetteR 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I believe maturity comes with learning all our lessons in a balanced way. What I mean. With each lesson there is a negative and there is a positive. Let's say, a child gets a smack...
    Create63 Create63 46-50, M Oct 28

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    In my 43 years of life; "FAMILY" is what i missed, only. Nothing else. All I wanted in my life, Someday I too have a family of my own. I had have walk through all odds, struggle...
    Cowsir66 Cowsir66 41-45, T 5 hrs ago

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    Today I nearly lost you and I honestly thought you were never coming back to me I have never felt so sad and lonely in all my life I have never cried so hard in my life I felt like...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    November 27. We can Trust Ourselves. For many of us, the issue is not whether we can trust another person again; it's whether we can trust our own judgment again. "The last...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 19 hrs ago

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    I keep coming in contact with a lot of self-centered people and its a constant reminder to be balanced. I want the weights of 'self' and 'outside world and people' to balance out...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M Oct 27

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    So I was thinking, when I seen this title on the group. I thought, why is it so hard for people to just think of life out there other than the life on this planet?. A lack of...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    I try my best to be! It is just lately that it became so hard as I fall in love with him and it kind of made me hurt and just depressed most of the time. Loving someone that you...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    EDIT: I am actually an atheist, I posted this in the "I am an atheist" experience page originally and I am posting it here too. This post is an attempt to bring some peace between...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 13 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I think balance is one of the easiest things to break. I seek it, I achieve it, and then I tend to ruin it. I was so balanced about a month ago. Everything seemed perfect. I was...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    When someone tells you, " I miss you so bad, it hurts", don't ever hesitate to come and feel the pain, together.  Being in love IS the greatest vulnerable, fragile,  and yet...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    God is making sure that i hav balance in my life.. Ive experienced this dozens of times last month and this month Last month we had exams.. Very important exams.. Before the exam...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Dont let anyone determine your happiness. Dont rely on them to make you happy. Because you'll just end up hurting yourself. Do things in your life that are for you, & because you...
    Cath947 Cath947 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    music is everywhere. it surrounds us and verbalizes our feelings. it commiserates with us when we are sad. celebrates with us when we accomplish lofty goals. it caresses us when...
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    I found my happiness in the littlest things. ive fallen in love with the most incredible person ive ever met, he is an absolute dream. he is so pure and perfect. sometimes i miss...
    ColetteR ColetteR 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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