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I Believe Our Purpose In Life Is to Listen, Learn, and Love

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always like learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills up and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we are...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always like learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills up and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we are...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Be Happy & Learn From My Mistakes

    If I'm happy and learn from my mistakes, everyone benefits.
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Just A Thought

    I am where im suppose to be. Im where the beginning meets the end, and all is for once revealed. Life is too precious to spend stressing or worrying. I worry about everything from the things my son does, to the way people perceive me, to the composition of the molecules I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 25, 2013

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    Love And Purpose

    If I had to define a purpose to my life, I think I would have to say:  I'm here to learn about love.  This seems to be what the story lines of my life have been about.  The defining moments of my life appear to point to this.  The struggles.  The...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 10 Responses Dec 11, 2009

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always liked learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills us and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always like learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills up and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we are...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Life Is Beautiful.

    Life is so beautiful. So many people don't realize the beauty in it , and that makes me sad. I used to think this world was so cruel, and that it would be better to leave it. But then i realized Its my life. If i want to be happy, than happy i shall be. I noticed that i was...
    Kat5683 Kat5683 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    Everyone Has A Story

    I believe our purpose in life is to listen,learn, and love. I have always like learning new things, trying new things and being open to what life has for me.  Listening to your heart and soul is what fulfills up and fills our life experiences. These things make us who we are...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Mistakes and Failures

    are the beginning of most successes. At least that is what Winston Churchill would like us to believe.  I have found this to be the truth. 
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    “Believe that life is worth living

    and your belief will help create the fact.” ~William James
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 12

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    Our Purpose In A Nutshell....

    The most basic of all human needs is the need to feel understood. We have external physical senses, and we also have internal senses that most people have either not tapped into of forgot they are there. Life is about experiencing as much as you can while gaining a better...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 7, 2013

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    Words Of Wisdom My Father Taught Me

    Listen: listen to the wind in the trees, the still symphony of nature and all She has to share with you. listen to the heartbeat of the Earth, to the rhythm of Life and to changes in the rhythm. the Earth is weeping. Learn: learn everything. everyone is a teacher. every...
    intrepidtraveler intrepidtraveler 31-35, F 19 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    To be born again you must confess your sins, repent, ask forgiveness, and believe in your heart that Jesus died on the cross for your sins to be forgiven. The definition of repent...
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    What I believe... That is a question. I was raised in the church and started questioning when I was a teenager. My fathers attempt to keep me from studying other religions only...
    Dahlia2020 Dahlia2020 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I've seen this before...but it really resonates... People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do...
    izzysophy1234 izzysophy1234 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 20

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    Just walking anywhere and see a person, saying hello or saying something about the weather or an issue that's in the news. You never know what you can learn by listening to what...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M Dec 2

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    I have been here 5 years. I enjoy people as they come and go."I have already lost touch with a couple of people I use to be."That was a good thing!"We are well-advised to keep on...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 16 Responses 6 days ago

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    December 17. Nurturing Ourselves. Many of us have been so deprived of nurturing that we think it's silly or self-indulgent. Nurturing is neither silly nor self-indulgent; it's how...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    December 5. Difficult People. Few things can make us feel crazier than expecting something from someone who has nothing to give. Few things can frustrate us more than trying to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 5

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    December 5. Difficult People. Few things can make us feel crazier than expecting something from someone who has nothing to give. Few things can frustrate us more than trying to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 5

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    December 17. Nurturing Ourselves. Many of us have been so deprived of nurturing that we think it's silly or self-indulgent. Nurturing is neither silly nor self-indulgent; it's how...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion...
    Femmeheartsoul Femmeheartsoul 36-40, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Cuddle When you turned, hair in motion My hands yearned fleeting touches Electric heat as your skin potions Glowing red white snow flutters And indelibly we unify forms Your...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've made mistakes Doesn't mean I'm not the man for you I've dealt with heartbreaks But I'll learn to love you right Theres been days I didn't want to know myself sometimes...
    littlemac64 littlemac64 22-25, M Nov 23

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    See if you can identify this one - Name this song ************************************* Call me crazy but what if we learn To love our brother for nothing in return? Oh how the...
    OneandOne OneandOne 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    No girl likes to start over with a new guy. Getting to know a guy all over again. Learning how to feel comfortable with a guy all over again. Giving herself mind, body, and soul to...
    SunshineH316 SunshineH316 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Fable of the Porcupine It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together. This way, they...
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    I am neither a leader, nor an eloquent speaker or a special person. Though not a native English speaker, I am just a person like you. A heartbroken person plagued by confusion...
    Daolaeden Daolaeden 36-40 1 day ago

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    Let go I felt it burn Memories of two Existential yearns My mind chooses, you and you Where did it go my purpose As you loved me, I built bridges Where are my eye's worth As...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29

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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 Nov 27

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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 Nov 27

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    November 9. Asking for Help. It's okay to ask for help. One of the most absurd things we do to ourselves is not asking for the help we need from a friend, a family member, our...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 9

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    It's Amazing I think it's crazy how you can hear a song, or watch a movie several times and then out of the blue it takes on a completely different meaning. There was a video of...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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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 Nov 27

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    Quattrone and Tversky’s Experiment - Self-Deception! People lie all the time even to themselves and surprisingly, it does work! This is the finding of the Quattrone and Tversky...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    December 13. Giving. Don't be afraid of giving. For a while, we may need to back off from giving as we learn to discern the difference between healthy giving and caretaking...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    December 13. Giving. Don't be afraid of giving. For a while, we may need to back off from giving as we learn to discern the difference between healthy giving and caretaking...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    These past four years I've bought equipment, mostly vintage stuff on eBay. Like the vintage Roland JV-1080 synth rack and the Supernova synth rack from Novation. And I've combined...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    The blue light of history I spin, Not only recording, but forging the books, A Loremancers work is never done, Pouring soul into the tomes within. I travel far and wide, across...
    EnslavedRonin EnslavedRonin 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Here is one of my favourites, very inspirational :) NEW BEGINNINGS | By Tony Walsh | Longfella | www.longfella.co.uk Welcome to your new school! Welcome to your future. New...
    SugarAndStrawberries SugarAndStrawberries 13-15 Nov 21

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    He seals the hand of every man, that all men may know HIs work. Job 37:7 He comes from the north as golden splendor; with God is awesome majesty. As for the Almighty, we cannot...
    vaylorie vaylorie 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 7

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    Everyone should read these books before their 30th birthday. 1.Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse – A powerful story about the importance of life experiences as they relate to...
    Cheshirea Cheshirea 18-21, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I will learn to survive "Ordinary World" Duran Duran Came in from a rainy Thursday On the avenue Thought I heard you talking softly I turned on the lights, the TV And the radio...
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