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I Believe That Everything Happens For a Reason

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    Me, Myself, And I

    Tonight I applied for fafsa and tomorrow I'm getting transcripts sent to colleges I'm looking into. I'm pretty upset by the fact that my parents basically discouraged me from doing my financial aid application sooner then later. And then my step dad starts fighting with my mom...
    kaymarie8 kaymarie8 18-21, F Aug 20, 2013

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    What I Reason I Found For My Loss.

    If I had never met him, I would still be too shy. I would have finished college and become one of those lonely school teachers that goes home to a cat at night. Instead I met him and married him. He made me happy. He was my opposite. He drew me up, made me confident, took away my...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 15 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Valid Accidents....

    I was about to do my laundry with the jeans..i search all the pockets except my husbands jeans..i don't know why i totally forgot...i put it all in the washing machine and focus on my other task at hand...by the way I'm a multitasker....few minutes later i check my laundry and...
    malunggay malunggay 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2013

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    Randomness

    Change is a scary thing, especially when you don't know from where you came and what may lie ahead. When you've come from a dark and scary place and into a light that blinds you, how do you not feel a little bit scared and uncertain? I do now, feel slightly uncertain about how...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 25, 2010

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    Wow, it seems everyone

    who says they think things happen for a reason believe in God. I don't believe in god, but I guess everything happens for a reason. Everything works out in the end and no matter what it is good or bad it always gets you to the right place and makes you who you are. I guess maybe...
    rose114 rose114 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    in the morning, i found out

    that brother (18years old) is in jail for vandalism and both of my parents were crying because they dont want to see him in jail and ruin his life for trash... can anyone give me advice, i know it might be hard, but something will be good
    EnigmaticCasper EnigmaticCasper 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Gone

    Let me ask you all something. If an event occurred exactly the same way each and every time, what conclusion would you come to about that event? Keep your answer in mind as you read today's post. Excerpt from blog: A couple of friends and I were talking about relationships not...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Oct 23, 2013

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    If Anyone...........................

     If anyone wants to talk and someone to listen feel free to tell me what's going on. I cant promise to make things better but some times just talking and knowing that someone is there to listen helps a little bit. I know I wish I had that And I promise I would never do...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    The End Part 2

    Perhaps not everything has a reason for happening. Or so I am beginning to think. Maybe though, we can take something tragic, and allow it to change our lives for the better. Excerpt from blog: Just hours after the murder of the two young men, I found the article about it in...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Feb 15, 2013

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    Umm... Are You Drunk

    Most of us have a dad, or some father figure that we love dearly. And sometimes, they push the boundaries of acceptable fathering a little too far. Like this day for instance... Excerpt from blog: There are some things a boy can only ever do with Dad. Lessons, moments...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Aug 21, 2013

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    I believe this so much that

    although I regret things I did, I wouldn't go back in time to change them if I could. I especially regret not saying nice things to people when I could have. But now I know that I ought to.
    Mousetronaut Mousetronaut 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    My Guard Dropped And I Got Hit

    This morning I was 'given' much to consider.  The day started off slowly, I was still very relaxed from the day before and not in a hurry to get to work after the previous weeks push to get things done for our garden show.  On my way to work my ex called and wanted to know what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 6, 2012

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    The Feeling Of Forever............................

    I want that feeling you know? The feeling of forever, so simple yet combined with everything, Love, Lust, Happiness, Sadness. Everything But still I want that feeling you know? The feeling of forever.....
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    Things Don't Always Go Your Way.

    They almost never do. You make a plan and have your whole life figured out. This is what's going to happen. This is how my life will be. I will grow old and die with this person and all my children and grandchildren will be happy healthy and nothing will ever go wrong..... Sure...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    Learned Humility

    Roughly two years ago I felt like I had the world by the B***s.  I had a very good job that paid well, a great partner. The career path I had worked 7 years for was mine. My body was fit, I had many friends, a closet full of sexy clothes, two wonderful pets, a nice...
    spiritchazer1 spiritchazer1 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2010

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    And The Tide Comes In

    When life gets hard, even a small break feels like a life saving event. Tack on the words 'free stuff', it's practically orgasmic. Excerpt from blog: There's nothing like having a small victory, especially when you need it most.    A couple of weeks ago, I had my Pampered...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Sep 3, 2013

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    Vulnerability

    How do you regain a piece of yourself that's been lost to time? To life's hardships? Can you ever get that back? Excerpt from blog: I don't know where to begin today... For a while now, I have exactly been doing well. Physically, I'm fine. A lot has been happening...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Sep 9, 2013

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    Relationships

    I told myself this after a hard heart break and have passed on the advise to anyone who needed it.Everything happens for a reason, even relationships.Even if the relationship doesn't work out there where lessons that you needed to learn to be ready for the one who is waiting for...
    LostnExcited LostnExcited 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2011

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    Fate Or Destiny?

    Do people meet before they meet? Do you pass your soul mate every day on the subway and not know it, Have you stood behind them in the line at your favourite coffee store? How would you know and would there be recognition? This is a story of how fate comes into my life, having...
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    Difficult, And Worth It

    The hardest thing to live with in life is regret. Especially the ones that keep you up. For hours, days, weeks. It's hard to live with something like regret hanging over you. And there's really only one thing to do about it. Excerpt from blog: Regrets are part of life. And I...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Aug 22, 2013

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    The Human Experience

    What happens when you have the time of your life? What comes next when life beats you down? All things are part of the human experience... Excerpt from blog: I've had this post, which is one of two, in my files to be posted. And finally, I can, so if I lose you, sorry about...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Sep 11, 2013

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    A Theory

    I also believe everything happens for a reason. This might be too optimistic, but if you think about it the bad things that happen usually lead to good things if you persevere. The old cliche what doesn't kill you makes you stronger really is true. Maybe things happen as the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8, 2012

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    But What If It Was Never Supposed to Be?

    I really am wondering: what if something in your life has happened, you meet someone, fall for someone, etc. and it was an accident.  Is there really any accidents or is there a lesson to be learned? 
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    When my co worker Chrétien said he liked me,

    and paid me a cascade of compliments, my head was turned and he got my attention. When Chrétien told me had was a bit of an amateur photographer, and that he'd love to shoot me in the crypt at the cathedral I showed him a little interest in the idea. When Chrétien asked me...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    And I See It Now -- Just Want to Put It Out There

    I am a true believer in everything happens for a reason. People will come into your life, people will go; things will happen - everything that happens to you has a purpose.  The hardest part for me is to figure out why people or things happen. Within the last few...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 17, 2008

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    I'M The Lifeline Of Hundreds Of Teenagers

    I'm just one 14 year old saving hundreds of lives. People from all over the world contact me for help and ask me to give them strength. I help men and women addicted to cutting, drugs, and alcohol. Many call me telling me that they are in the hospital because they were shot...
    21nee 21nee 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

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    A New Dawn

    Excerpt from blog:   This winter has been long, and full of so many new opportunities. New paths have opened along my journey. This past season has been an experience unlike any I have yet had. And as I sit here, writing out these words, I look up. The hill outside is covered...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Feb 24, 2013

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    Ive been trough some bad moments lately,

    but i try to always remember that everything has a reason to happen, and i can finally say that things are getting better!:)
    kalforniaklass kalforniaklass 13-15, F Jul 28

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    So Good, It's Bad

    Life isn't always kind. Some days it seems to enjoy nothing more than serving up a plate of "yeah, just try to make something good happen". Other days, it cuts us a break, or even goes all the way and gives us a truly great time. This one week was all of that. So twisted and...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Oct 7, 2013

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    The Dream I Had Last Night

    All I know is I was somewhere sunny and my uncle was there. I remember walking up to him crying and there I said "I wish I could have told you how much you meant to me" where he said "here's your chance" with that quirky goofy smile he'd have when he was being a smart *** lol so...
    SaraBear87 SaraBear87 22-25, F Apr 13, 2012

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    DOG BITE (the story),

    This is a story about events that took place during 6 days in a row last year (2013), on the last week of November. It was one of the most bizarre experiences I have had so far. Monday The sequence of strange events started with me feeling drawn to shuffle my Oracle cards...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 15

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    Every experience has a purpose especially

    encounters with people, good or bad. When you look at things that way, life sucks just a little bit less.
    milanoie milanoie 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Answers Appearing

    A few weeks ago the owners of the country store i work at asked me to work full time, day shift for them instead of my 4 nights, 6hr shifts. I would work from 6am to 2, cool shift. 6 days a week! hmmm I work 6 days a week now between the store and my cleaning jobs. I told them i...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    In the quantum universe,

    nothing is determined before it is measured. The act of measuring a system can destroy it. From this, Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle tells us that everything happens all at once until our consciousness perceives it as a single superposition. Scientifically speaking, the...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    There are no coincidences.

    God's timing is perfect. He's always RIGHT ON TIME.
    areyoustillhere areyoustillhere 46-50 Feb 5

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    The Vision Will Be Clear

    Sitting here and analyzing the thoughts of my mind. I have realized that many times people and circumstances have an incredible purpose in my life, each one in each moment. I knew I could understand and I accepted their lives and see their point of view. Each one in his own...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    I Don'T Know

    I always try and comfort myself and others with that line, "Everything is for a reason". Why I think this I have no idea? Maybe I was raised this way some how? Maybe it was just an easy way to deal with things? Maybe it's true? Maybe it's about faith? I don't have the answer. I...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 23, 2013

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    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I Want It All To Mean Something

    I have suffered, confusion, fear, loss, death, tragedy and many other things in my life , like many others have. For me to cope and continue on with my life, I have learned a few things. I have to find a lesson in the experience. Or find a way to turn it to good. I feel that if I...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 7 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    Forever Is Only For The Stories That Haven'T Ended Yet

    How much time is left, we can never know. So don't take a single second of it for granted. Excerpt from blog: For the month of June, I've chosen family as the theme. I'm not even going to guess where I'll end up with this topic, so strap in and let's take a ride!    I've...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Jun 7, 2013

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    Opportunity

    I  am again in "God's Waiting Room" preparing for another adventure. MRI today showed it has grown slightly since last year. They will get my records for the Gamma Knife Procedure done in Birmingham Alabama a few years ago and discuss my best option: surgery, another Gamma Knife...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 5 Responses Mar 17, 2011

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    My Belief

    I believe everything happens for a reason. Since the moment you're born, your whole life has been mapped out for you and the decisions you make in life can lead you down one path or another. I wouldn't say I'm very religious ... Maybe a mixture of religious and spiritual. I just...
    lilmariah lilmariah 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2008

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    Reasons....or No Reasons...?

    I'm not always sure if I believe that everything happens for a specific reason. It seems as if events in our lives often happen very randomly, and cruelly. The very spasmodic (or spasmolytic, LOL) nature of life sometimes tends to argue against itself... Take relationships. I...
    marcus101 marcus101 36-40, M 5 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    Middle Aged Crazy - Part One

    During the 1980's I enjoyed a very promising career in retail rentals and sales. My position as Business Manager of a large zone was a extreme high pressure job. My immediate supervisor's office as 90 miles away so the entire responsibility of managing four sales people...
    Bravestheart Bravestheart 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    Everything happens for a reason they can be good

    or they can be bad but nothing can happen till U swing the bat u can strike out or make a home run but if u strike out it just wasn't the right ball u just have to work ur way up to make a home run and no matter what happens everything will be alright
    protostar55 protostar55 16-17, F Jul 11

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    Penguins, Prince's, And Tires, Oh My!

    Penguin, prince's, and tires, oh my! I've talked about days where you shouldn't get out of bed. But what about those days when it's better if you're in a straight jacket, tied down to a bad? Now those are far and few in between. ... thank the gods. Excerpt from blog: At last I...
    WitchOf1990 WitchOf1990 22-25, M Oct 9, 2013

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    I totally believe this saying .

    .. And I think my decay tooth comes for a reason because I am usually lazy to brush my teeth when it's bed time :( now I'm trying to eat good food to let my tooth healing itself from the small cavity.
    exsunshinelover exsunshinelover 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    "everything Happens For A Reason".....................................

    I believe everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go. Things go wrong so that you can appreciate them better when they are right. You believe lies so that you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    I do too! I have noticed more

    and more each day. God is in control. I may not know where he is taking me sometimes but I learned to enjoy the ride. He never makes mistakes. It's all for my good!
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Following The Unclear Road

    Before I step on any religious or non-religious toes, I would like to say that I am only voicing my beliefs and how I rationalize that 'everything happens for a reason' so I am sorry if anyone is offended with my views also I am by no means trying to convince or convert anyone.I...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    My roommate at college.

    .. I believe I met her for a reason. She's one of the strongest people I know and all around an amazing person :) she's really made a positive impact in my life and we only became roommates by chance!
    Kaitlyn262 Kaitlyn262 18-21, F Jul 28

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    I Have Learned This One Important Thing.

    If I have learned one thing in the last year past, it's that friends come in many shapes, sizes, colors and kinds. Each has their place in my life. Each serves a purpose, none greater than the rest. When I need peace of mind, the good friends that I trust to know me best of all...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 1, 2010

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    Is It Coincidence Or Devine Appointment?

    Help me spread this on Facebook or Google or Twitter or any other avenue I am a newbie to this.  Where do I begin? the begining of course. One day in March or April of 2004 I was putting something away or I was looking for something in my father's garage when I was led to...
    Matthew633 Matthew633 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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