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I Can Only Walk My Journey, Not Yours

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 198 People

    The Truth On The One Way Journey

    I can’t really speak for any other person or their own journey. I have learned in the last decades of my life that while nearly everyone experiences parallels that are similar to each other, every person also has their own very unique experience, and each and every one of us...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    A View on Judgment . . .

    It is my sincere belief that one simple act can have a tremendous impact upon any life, and those around us. Simply put: Learn to walk your path without feeling a need to so often pass judgement upon others. So long as your actions aren't intentionally hurtful or destructive to...
    KattG KattG 46-50, F Dec 31, 2012

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    Own Path

    The essence of education is not to transfer knowledge; it is to guide the learning process, to put responsibility for study into the students' own hands. It is not the piecemeal merchandising of information; it is the bestowal of keys that allow people to unblock the vault of...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    However, That Doesn't Mean I Can't Help You Along The Way...

    I can't decide for you which way you should go. I can't force you down any path, whether it be one you want to run down or one you'd rather avoid. But I can try my hardest to help. When you want advice, I'll happily give it. If you ever want someone to walk with along the way, to...
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight 22-25, M Apr 11, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Oh, when people accuse you of "changing" as though you have done something wrong. Ask yourself why they feel the need to point it out? To help you? Or to serve themselves? Will you...
    SmashedUpSanity SmashedUpSanity 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I feel good that I am changing a lot of bad habits. My will power feels strong. It never has before. Starting with small things and building my way up. Building up the courage to...
    SmashedUpSanity SmashedUpSanity 26-30, F Mar 31

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    Say you had the opportunity to restart your life... Would you accept yourself for your faults and mistakes or would you just rather retry? Would you miss the people that surround...
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    My most humiliating caning that I got was at a mixed secondary school when I was fourteen. We had a french student who was taking us for French lessons she was very young about...
    omgspinner omgspinner 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    My most humiliating caning that I got was at a mixed secondary school when I was fourteen. We had a french student who was taking us for French lessons she was very young about...
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    Belle: There's something sweet And almost kind But he was mean and he was coarse and unrefined But now he's dear, and so unsure I wonder why I didn't see it there before Mme...
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