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I Believe

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    That you should be who you want to be,

    not what others want or expect, it your life your choice, do the things that make you happy, and when people try bring you down stand back up, because you are worth it, lifes to short to worry, everyone is worth it, once you realize you are you can be anything you want.
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M Feb 21

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    I believe I have found the truth

    but people don't share it with me. They let their experiences distort their vision. Experiences are important but only the truth can set us free. What we experience is shaped and interpreted by the truth we carry in our heart
    MySelfcom MySelfcom 16-17, F Mar 12

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    “To live on a day-to-day basis is insufficient

    for human beings; we need to transcend, transport, escape; we need meaning, understanding, and explanation; we need to see over-all patterns in our lives. We need hope, the sense of a future. And we need freedom (or, at least, the illusion of freedom) to get beyond ourselves...
    beautifulroses beautifulroses 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    I want a lot of things.

    I dont think that is a selfish thing to say because i'm not talking about wanting that pair of super cute boots at the mall or that expensive bracelet for my birthday. Im talking about a deeper want. I want a lot of things that are not objects. I want to go on adventures, I want...
    xofoxikat325xo xofoxikat325xo 18-21 Feb 8, 2014

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    Within every light there is a darkness

    but you could also say that within every darkness there is also light. There cannot be one without the other. #this is truth
    damnson4884 damnson4884 22-25, M Jun 11

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    I believe in the cosmos: “all

    that is, all that was, and all that ever will be”. I believe that everyone and everything in it are interconnected and this informs the way in which I treat people and view our environment. If you hurt my brother or sister, you degrade yourself and you injure me. If you...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    Some of our actions result in self-depriving,

    and some in self-benefiting. We need to learn that we have the right to choose.Sometimes we misunderstand ourselves by believing it is for our best benefit to control others, specially those whom we love and who love us. We keep them under our influence and we abuse their...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 2

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    Deal with the Devil. Last night

    as I got ready for bed I turned on a podcast to fall asleep to, like I do almost every night. The synopsis was the following: “In this short, we go looking for the devil, and find ourselves tangled in a web of details surrounding one of the most haunting figures in music-a...
    JeffSnow JeffSnow 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2014

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    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F Jun 8

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    yes i believe disable peoples deserve more love

    and respect than normal ones, so try to care for them in anyway you can, everyone of you try to do , you will surely feel happy about it
    boobilicious4you boobilicious4you 22-25, M Jun 28

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    A few of my EP friends recently posted a

    statement of beliefs and I've really enjoyed reading them and learning more about my friends. I've enjoyed them so much, in fact, that I've decided to post my own list. A brief introduction is in order first though ... a “preamble” of sorts. Most of my EPeeps already know...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 10 Responses May 25, 2014

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    people are way too sensitive.

    They make a big deal out of the stupidest things and ignore what's important. Like what Donald Trump said, who cares - he's an idiot and is known for his crass comments. Let's take the Confederate flag down - it's part of history, the flag didn't kill those black church...
    RANDYPEE RANDYPEE 41-45, T Jun 26

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    Ian McEwan is one of my favourite authors.

    For more than fifteen years, his books have drawn me in and his words have held me captive. He uses the English language in a way that I feel is very rare in contemporary literature. His style of prose is reminiscent of an era of correct enunciation and grammar. That’s not to...
    xxRoom101xx xxRoom101xx 41-45, M 4 Responses May 31

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    Sometimes the one thing we think will bring us

    down turns out to be the thing that gives us a reason to continue living life.
    Mcinacann Mcinacann 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    If I could just write the words I want here I

    would not want to comment as much on others sorry if I have offended anyone with my comments...I really do try to bless others more than curse...Love and Light Mary
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F Jan 9

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    We, unaccustomed to courage exiles from

    delight live coiled in shells of loneliness until love leaves its high holy temple and comes into our sight to liberate us into life. Love arrives and in its train come ecstasies old memories of pleasure ancient histories of pain. Yet if we are bold, love strikes away the...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann 41-45, F Apr 27

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    I Believe!

    I believe that sharing experiences with others who have walked in your shoes can help heal your pain and help you become a stronger person.I believe that when we share our experiences,sometimes we find the answers we're looking for within ourselves. When I first heard about the...
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    If everyone does a little something to change

    their life for the better, then the world can change must faster
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M Jan 2

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    There are a million ways to die,

    If it's not your time nothing can touch you But when it is your time, it only takes one. Be safe but don't let fear stop you living, Life is too short...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M Mar 10

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    75% of people will make a fool out of you

    if/when you let them. They will take you in, establish trust, gain your utmost and will work endlessly to get you to believe that they are "not like other people". Honestly, they're right; they will get over on you like no one else has ever done. There are still good people in...
    Logic34 Logic34 31-35, M Jul 3

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    Love is love no matter what gender u are,

    being gay, bi, lesbian don't make u who u are u as a person makes u who u are and ur actions, all being gay, bi or lesbian changes is who u sleep with, I hate the kind of people who think its wrong to be gay, the kind of people who think OMG ur gay now ur gonna change now that u...
    kimmy24 kimmy24 22-25, F Mar 21

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    Merry Christmas

    I believe that roughly 2000 years ago, a baby was born in a manger in the town of Bethlehem. I believe that he was born to Mary, a young woman who had yet to have sexual intercourse with a man, a virgin. On that night, I believe that the angels and all of creation understood...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    I feel that we are being conditioned

    and consumed everyday by the world around, that we have forgotten our true nature, which is to love. The world as we know it is a distraction. We have been conditioned to value and care about what the world wants us to. If we managed to separate from the world, we would see...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 7 Responses Jan 11, 2014

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    I Owe My In-law An Apology

    Another discussion about the way I avoid my brother in law and his family. I don't understand why I have so much trouble relating to them. They are good people and in many ways I respect and admire them, but whenever we are together, I feel incredibly awkward and uncomfortable...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 28, 2012

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    I believe in all things,

    from Christianity to Buddhism, from evolution to creation theory, I believe in God, The Bible Q'ran, and Vedic texts. I believe in science and the development of a Cosmic religion, science being it's vehicle. I believe in quantum entanglement, relativity, and chaos theory. I...
    Aguynamedbill Aguynamedbill 31-35, M Feb 24, 2014

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    I believe in good vibes.

    I'm looking at a prospect of starting something new in my life... and a step in this direction is to move to a flat where I will have my own space. A few aspects have come up which give me the chance to practice patience and allowing. On this matter I received a beautiful...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I Believe...

    i believe that a lie can help. i believe that the things we should but don't say indeed are written in black ink, just the same. i believe a little love is better than none. i believe we each have many different names.   i believe wishful thinking is just blowing out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    It's not hard to make a decision

    when you know what your values are.
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Choices And Consequences

    Another devotional that I share with my team of college athletes. If you are an atheist or true agnostic or you have a different religion and you stumbled upon this page, I will answer your questions, but I won't argue the point. God does not want you and I to accept truth...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M Nov 4, 2013

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    Living

    Don't live your life to be remembered or to be honored or even to make a difference. Live your life to love, and to serve and to create. Live in such a way that rather than being missed, your life work, will be a building block for others to complete in generations ahead. I...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2012

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    “There will be, in the next generation

    or so, a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude, and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies, so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them, but will...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses May 29, 2014

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    Just shoot for the moon,

    even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. Believe and just do it. Why? because why not? life was made for us to improve and just do things. or else where would be going? find your destination, and don't give up until you succeed. Every little thing will be alright in the...
    kar6425 kar6425 13-15, F Mar 25

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    Anyone who embraces the mender's way of life

    must proceed through continual, infinite, breathtaking leaps of faith. Each time you face an unknown future with creativity rather than grasping at known quantities, you leap. Each time you dare to believe your art can sustain you financially, you leap. Each time you trust your...
    elixyveth elixyveth 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    When God Created You

    Somewhere in celestial time, God called the Heavenly Host together and asked for input, "this one must be absolutely unique, complete and more beautiful then all the rest of creation combined. Let me here your ideas." The Host begin to throw out suggestions from their won unique...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    Is Christianity A "Crutch"?

    I am amused by the insinuation that a faith based belief in the Bible and Jesus Christ is for the weak. Those incapable of handling the difficulties and challenges of life or have a reasonable fear of death are somehow propped up by an unreasonable and unrealistic belief in a...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    1VeryClassyLady 1VeryClassyLady 70+, F Jun 29

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    Teamwork

    Trying to inspire my team before a big meet this week, I discovered what I think is a very cool Biblical Truth. We are designed to work together. When we do, we can always accomplish so much more than we are able to by simply putting our seperate efforts together. Track and...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    The greatest discovery of all time is a person

    can change his/her future by merely changing his/her attitude.
    Mcinacann Mcinacann 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Relatives are chosen

    for you, of which I have some, But family are those you choose, of which I'm yet to have any Because they also have to choose you.
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M Mar 11

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    I believe that imagination is stronger

    than knowledge — myth is more potent than history — dreams are more powerful than facts — hope always triumphs over experience — laughter is the cure for grief — love is stronger than death. © Robert Fulghum
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2014

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    I believe Winter is the Justin Beiber of all

    seasons,fun and cute at first,then it becomes obnoxious and needs to go back to Canada :)
    flowergurl90 flowergurl90 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 6

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    I believe the word love is totally been misused

    a lot by people who don't understand what love really is.
    Godofblackclouds Godofblackclouds 18-21, M Jan 22

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    I believe in my unique self

    and trust the process of Life. I live and move in a safe and secure world. I believe that all my needs are always met in amazing and unexpected ways. I feel and radiate peace in my mind and heart. I rise above thoughts that attempt to make me angry or afraid. I have the...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    If you're going to ask me to send you a picture

    of myself then you should go first. Don't expect me to do something you're not willing to do. I am not going to ask for pictures. Why? Because I don't care what the person I'm chatting with looks like. I do care about personality and if we connect by chatting. Cause that's what...
    Starsatnight1 Starsatnight1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F Jun 8

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