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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    “Believe that life is worth living

    and your belief will help create the fact.” ~William James
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 12, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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