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I Believe Things Happen For a Reason

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    Why Is Life So Complicated??

    why is life so complicated. i know people say that if it was easy then it would be boring, but i say rubbish!! if life were easy, people would be happy and there wouldnt be arguements or war! and my depression would hopefully be non-existant, which is the best think that would...
    laura1988 laura1988 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

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    YSU Bound In January!

    Well originally I was hoping to attend a college much closer to home and continue my education. However I discovered that a Forensic degree simply was not offered at all colleges. So off to YSU to finish my schooling. I went for my campus visit yesterday and got a good tour of a...
    kindacurious2 kindacurious2 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    I was getting ready for a teaching session.

    Got to work early so that I have enough time to go through my .ppt slides and match the sequence with my handouts. I wanted to have it all sorted and in my head, so that I would coordinate my lesson smoothly. In the back of my mind, however, I sensed that I was preoccupied...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    Interesting Me :)

    So the tittle fits me well enough I should say, i am different then most but not completely, I am seventeen years old and I have been moving out on my own for awhile, My mother is a drunka dn she use to smoke pot to make her issue's go away, My mom and me never saw eye to eye I...
    NewMom17 NewMom17 16-17, F Oct 9, 2012

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    Yeah Right

    Everything happens for a reason,like in the 14th century when the plaque hit Europe,people asked " why is God punishing us?After all we believe in Jesus so all of our sins are forgiven."The only reason they could come up with was that God was punishing them for allowing the non...
    pavlovscat pavlovscat 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 7, 2010

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    I believe things happen

    for a reason, however I keep asking myself, why do I keep attracting the insecure men? So many people have tell me "because you haven't find the right one" yet I know my significant other loves me, I feel it, but he's still confuse, still doesn't know if he wants to stay or...
    esscape esscape 36-40, F Feb 4

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    Yes I Do.

    My marriage ending happened for a reason. I truly believe that. This is the first time I'm really truly admitting it to myself. My marriage ending left me questioning so much. but my marriage ending truly taught me the importance of a real genuine relationship. It taught...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20, 2010

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    You asked, "When did you find yourself?

    " And I simply said, "When somebody loved me." Until now, I didn't realize how true that was. Thinking back, I wasn't afraid of loving him or being with him. No, I was afraid of losing him when I let myself go, when he took a good look and saw the real me. That I wasn't what...
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F Jul 2

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    On my way home, briskly putting one foot

    after the other, I was lost in thought. And exactly at that moment when I was silently contemplating that I simply must endure the toss-ups in my life, bear with my heart when it's troubled, and get on with it.... I looked up, and my gaze focused directly on a truck driving...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Not The School I Was Planning On Transferring To

    Well thankfully I listen to good advice from people who care about me. My son's girlfriend (who has her Master's degree) told me to not wait to begin my process of transferring colleges. So yesterday I called 2 local colleges; Kent State and Akron University only to find out...
    kindacurious2 kindacurious2 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    Wow, How Things Change From One Minute To The Next.

    I wrote on here on April 23 about my wife having an affair and how it has completely turned my life upside down.  Today, a friend I have not seen since I had come home on leave while in the military contacted me.  The feeling I had when she told me who she was is just...
    crewchief1949 crewchief1949 36-40, M 2 Responses May 7, 2010

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    We Are All Connected

    everything is energy and we are all connected somehow
    here4mysanity here4mysanity 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    andrewj2014 andrewj2014 18-21, M Aug 16

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    Sometimes we have an experience

    that we don’t understand, but if we look deeply, or wait long enough, a reason for that experience will usually reveal itself. All the events in our lives lead to other events, and all that we have manifested in this present moment is the result of past events and experiences...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Things fall apart to make the right things fall

    in place. At times I want to throw my hands up and give up, but god gives me the strength to stay strong. As bad as things are at this point, I finally got some great things happening :) I went out of my comfort zone and my future will thank me for that!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 2

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    There Are No Coincidences

    Today I had an appointment with a careers consultant. The date had been set quite a while ago and my concern had become increasingly important, so I was quite anticipant about how it would go. I was greeted by a sympathetic looking woman with a big round face and soft friendly...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F Feb 11, 2013

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    "We were brought here

    for a purpose, for a reason, all of us. Each one of us was brought here for a reason. " - John Locke, LOST
    moriartyloveskittens moriartyloveskittens 16-17, F Mar 28

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    Sometimes you get off track.

    .blindsided by an obsession, an over thought illusion or desire that you forget living in the current is where you need to be. Amazing how life works out..no better way to put one self back on the right path than to have to relive a horrible mistake...again. Focused is how I've...
    lavioletta lavioletta 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Find The Reasoning.

    There have been so many negative things that happened in my life that actually turned out to be great. I believe things happen for a reason. If something bad happens to you, then you learn to appreciate everything else a little more. I always try to see the meaning and...
    afterthought12 afterthought12 22-25, F Jul 22, 2013

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    I always say thing happen

    for reason 😊
    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    The strangest thing happened today.

    .. I thought I should tackle a task on my to-do list. After doing an online search, I found a notebook that seemed like a suitable buy and checked where I could do a hands-on inspection in a city store. After noting the route and opening times, I set off on a pretty long trek...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    JandAlove JandAlove 22-25 Mar 28

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    It All Happens For A Reason

    I believe things happen for a reason, what that reason is I don't know, but im sure there is some logic behind all the stuff that happens in this crazy world of ours, and our personal lives as well.We just have to go with the flow and keep cool.And that's my story
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Aug 21, 2012

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    Ohwow! I had a magnificent meditational

    session; and from a very deep tranquil state came a profound, ecstatic experience that affected all my senses. This seems like a time of going through a stage of major discernment. A time to transform own distortions and distress into grace; face the resistance and emotions we...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F Aug 19

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    Related Experiences

    I hate when people blame other things for natural accidents. Say Miscarriage for example. I hope no one takes offence. People blame stress, lack of such and such. But these things...
    supergirl01 supergirl01 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I believe everything happens for a reason. Whether it's good or bad, there is a reason behind it. It could change you for the better or for the worse but all you need to know is...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    for me everything happened in my life a disaster. firstly cuz of my bestfriend long long time ago? I remember I was so little that time. I got raped by him. I know nothing bout...
    RegineAbiertasPalencia RegineAbiertasPalencia 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    I am a true believer of no coincidences. How big or small it may be. When, what, where and why? It happened for a reason, because there are no coincidences in life.
    keepitreal78 keepitreal78 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    i know thzt things happen/come into your life for a reason and changes you and everything you will do in the near future. You came into my life and changed on how i viewed others...
    wannaloveyou wannaloveyou 13-15, F Sep 8

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    Hi EP! I'm new here I just want to share an experience of mine. Two years ago, exactly the Day before Christmas, I boarded a flight to New York for the holidays. Before the door...
    Joyfulone1 Joyfulone1 36-40, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    its so hilarious. my friends got fortune cookies, and both of them said "everything happens for a reason". wonder why :)
    lonewolfdestiny lonewolfdestiny 13-15, F Sep 17

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    I do not believe that in any form. To many horrible things have happened in my life that have no REASON whatsoever. Too many things in this world like 911 and the Okc bombing and...
    jokemiester jokemiester 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It happens it happened to me I was one night as a 13 year old about what I wanted in a man and the night after that night I was taking a walk and meet my man he had the job I had...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Four years ago, I was a twelve year old girl, turning on thirteen. I was in my first year of junior high, where I was ridicious. Not ridicious in a way where I made terrible...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I think that everything has a purpose to it happening. Even if it is a bad thing something good could come out of it somehow! Even a small thing has a reason. It's like a domino...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 21

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    Even if the reason may hurt you, there's a reason behind everything. Every tear, every smile, every heart break, everything..
    xgirlyx xgirlyx 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Been in love for 16 years come to find out the last year my girl decided she wanted to do other things sneaky behind my back
    kb1226 kb1226 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Sometimes that reason is hard to understand .. :(
    xamyjoe xamyjoe 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Either because of a divine intervention or your own strong,decisive,& unbreakable free will.and on the other hand,doing an injustice to yourself,you just allow it to happen.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 2

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    After amazing holiday in Florida America I came back to England to find my home had been flooded me my parrents had move into a hotel while house rebuilt where I met Emma . Emma...
    frodo26 frodo26 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Maybe God intended for this to happen.
    rubyy25 rubyy25 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    My husband & I have had numerous separations in our 27 year marriage. He recently confessed that the only reason he allowed me back into his home is due to pity. I was shocked by...
    MyLife59 MyLife59 56-60, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    If it got away then make something happen to never let it get away
    MsMightyMe MsMightyMe 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I got a job offer at a dental office! It's funny though because I've been signed up with this staffing agency for months and nothing. And I finally get a job at a fast food place...
    weeniegirl weeniegirl 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I lost my best friend and love of my life. I didn't cheat on her or take her for granted. I just had a ****** up house and life and I guess she didn't want to be apart of it...
    bdawkins302 bdawkins302 31-35, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today I challenge everyone to "Pay it Forward." - Nothing makes me more happy than when the driver ahead unexpectedly pays for my Tim Horton's at the drive-thru. The world isn't...
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Somebody send me some $$. I'll luv you forever...I promise.
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I just wish my life gets smoother i cant take the bumps anymore, and forget what is gone , stop letting him get on my mind and just break free
    tinna20 tinna20 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Last year I was looking for an internship in Canada. Was so sad when I saw I couldn't find anything and it was too late for the visa!! I ended up in Thailand where I would never...
    Cocoden Cocoden 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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