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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 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 2 Responses 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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...
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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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    I used to be genuinely happy in life. One day I started to feel unhappy. Now everyday I feel bad. I just don't know what to do
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    I believe in... that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I believe… that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who...
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    July 15. Self-care with Family Members. "I was thirty- five years old the first time I spoke up to my mother and refused to buy into her games and manipulation. I was terribly...
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    July 15. Self-care with Family Members. "I was thirty- five years old the first time I spoke up to my mother and refused to buy into her games and manipulation. I was terribly...
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    I remember a couple of years ago I was waiting at a bus stop. Then an old man walked up next to me he had gray hair, which was combed over to the side he also had big round glasses...
    chickensoup17 chickensoup17 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I believe in God. That one is a given and a freebie. Here's ten others... 1.) Forgiveness. Forgive yourself and others. To not forgive someone is like drinking poison and...
    SimplyHearts SimplyHearts 46-50, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Yet life is good and teaches me everything that I need. I am a terrible pupil, often I resent my lessons often I tell life that it is mean to me, yet it never deserts me, never...
    mickyisback mickyisback 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    *THE STRANGERS YOU GIVE YOUR HEART TO*Strangers will come into your life and you will be forever changed. Whether it's for the better or the worse, that would be entirely up to you...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 22

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    My shadow's Shedding skin and I've been picking Scabs again. I'm down Digging through My old muscles Looking for a clue. I've been crawling on my belly Clearing out what could've...
    Libert1ne Libert1ne 26-30, F Jul 13

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    July 13. God as We Understand God. "God is subtle, but he is not malicious." —Albert Einstein Recovery is an intensely spiritual process that asks us to grow in our...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 13

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    July 17. Love, in Words and Actions. Many of us have confused notions about what it means to be loved and cared about. Many of us were loved and cared for by people who had...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 17

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    Right from the start You were a thief You stole my heart And I your willing victim I let you see the parts of me That weren't all that pretty And with every touch you fixed them...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    My cousin and I have been in love for our entire life, We are both in our fifties now. we are best friends. We talk as often as we can. We do not cheat. But, now we want to...
    jacanddi jacanddi 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    July 17. Love, in Words and Actions. Many of us have confused notions about what it means to be loved and cared about. Many of us were loved and cared for by people who had...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    See my days are cold without you But I'm hurtin while I'm with you And though my heart can't take no more I keep on running back to you See my days are cold without you But I...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F Jul 15

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    If you love everybody then you really know what life is all about and you will live the best life you can if you learn to love everyone even those who hate you... You will not find...
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    My last project for English 12 was to remake a poem ( don't remember the author you can look up the original if you like. Its the same name) and well this is it, and it's also the...
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    The Obsession ContinuesI remember Sunday mornings as a child. Without fail my father would play music. Old music. Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, Elvis, Patti Page - those singers...
    DarkestTrance DarkestTrance 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 22

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    One of our most overlooked superpowers in life is the unbelievable power of our beliefs. A quick note: This is not for the faint of heart. It is going to go deeper than possibly...
    NeoJesusOfTheMatrix NeoJesusOfTheMatrix 70+ Jul 16

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    What I learned: Be your own hero. Reflect and apply what you’ve learned to your life, today. Work at forgiving yourself and others for being flawed human beings who must learn...
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    I used to hate myself. I took blame for everyone else's pain and mistakes. I thought that I was scum of the Earth and how could anyone like me or care about me. And I often felt...
    hazy6 hazy6 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Why is it that in this life we are only treated as a means to an end? We are stuffed with information we are forced to learn and adapt to since we are babies. Don't be "bad", you...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    11 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough 1. Life is about progress, not perfection. Strive for excellence! Life is perfectly imperfect. Striving for...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 12

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    July 20. Letting Go of Resistance. Do not be in such a hurry to move on. Relax. Breathe deeply. Be. Be in harmony today. Be open. There is beauty around and in us today. There...
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    July 20. Letting Go of Resistance. Do not be in such a hurry to move on. Relax. Breathe deeply. Be. Be in harmony today. Be open. There is beauty around and in us today. There...
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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
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    Between my 8th grade and freshman years of high school, I took an online class called "philosophy and pop culture." It taught basic theories and principles of philosophy as well as...
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    “23 Painfully True Lessons You Learn By Age 23 1. You are not your failures or rejections. You are not the boy who couldn’t love you, the job you couldn’t get, the school who...
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    Here are 10 Reasons Why You Should Read More Books: 1. To Develop Your Verbal Abilities Although it doesn’t always make you a better communicator, those who read tend to have a...
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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
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    It’s all in the Bible; it’s just a matter of interpretation depending on your understanding of the technology of the day. 26 And God said, Let us make man in our image...
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    It was an accident, really. Nobody plans to fall in love with their physics teacher. I met my second year physics teacher (we'll call him Mr. K) last year, before he taught me...
    MaiChan MaiChan 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    21 People On What They Would Tell Their 19-Year-Old Selves Jonathan, 55: There is no such thing as “the only one”. You will meet lots of “the ones”. Only commit when the...
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    I envisioned what life could be like with you, many moons from now, and i still carry it with me. we would go on hikes together, in the rolling hills of California. you'd teach...
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    I have always thought my mother is selfish. I am 23 years old and I am still being treated like an eighth grader who is still fighting for his independence. Most of the times, I...
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