I Believe That Good Can Come From the Bad Things That Happen

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    "When hit hard by events,

    don't say, 'Why me?' The answer to the why me question is 'Why not me? Am I so special that bad things shouldn't happen to me?' Ask instead, 'What do I do next?'" Lynne Namka
    Aimee17 Aimee17
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 12, 2014

    Ironic, Isn't It?

    The bad stuff has made me a stronger person.   I wish I could go back in time, tell my mother to go to the doctor's so they could catch her cancer earlier. Her death has made me a stronger person, but I wish it hadn't. I'd rather have her here. I'm sure I have trust...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2009

    I Believe Good Can Happen From Bad Things That Happen

    I experienced lots of bad things and I'm a good person.    I was in a fire and afterwards I learned to shop the thrift stores.  Before the fire I didn't think much of thrift stores.   I also volunteered at a free clothing depot.  I was doing good things that I probably...
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    Dec 26, 2011

    And I Have Seen It

    Yeah... God can turn any trick of the enemy into something beautiful and loving - if we only let him. I have seen it in my own life, and I am seeing it again! I am going through what is sure to become a divorce, but I can see the details happening - God turning...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    Sep 7, 2009

    A tree is planted next to a stream; having an

    abundant supply of water, its roots only go a few meters underground. The same type of tree is planted in a dry area, so its roots go as far as 9 meters underground in search for water. When the storm comes, the tree by the water is not rooted deep enough and it perishes, while...
    Emeraldee Emeraldee
    26-30, F
    May 22, 2014

    My mom preaches this saying

    and from my own experiences, time and time again it has proven to be true. I'll share hers though because it is a great example. My mom was fired from her first job shortly before her maternity leave while she was pregnant with me. She was payed well and extremely good at her...
    Sapphirebee27 Sapphirebee27
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2014

    Always Look For the Good

    The first thing that pops into my head is the circumstances that bonded my best friend and I. We went to high school together and were acquainted for a brief amount of time before she suddenly stopped coming to school. I called her house and found out that her brother had...
    thinningice thinningice
    Jul 31, 2009
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