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I Celebrate Beltane

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    My Solitary Beltane/May Day Ritual~

    On April 30 into May 1st we Pagan types celebrate Beltane. Beltane is a fire festival honoring the return of the earth’s fertile phase. Beltane is most usually celebrated around the fiery fingers of a robust merry bon fire and dancing beneath a colorful maypole. I have read...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 8 Responses May 1, 2012

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    My May Basket

    One first morning in May years ago I was sitting in my study getting school lunch money ready when someone pulled the door shut. Then I heard a knocking at the door. I opened it, no one was there. Hanging on the door knob was a red construction paper basket filled with fresh wood...
    datura datura 56-60, F 22 Responses May 1, 2009

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    I love having friends all over the world, but it makes me sad I can't be there for them to celebrate such a special day. Silly Tiger Lily, you are a sweetheart. I wish I could...
    Heartfilia Heartfilia 31-35, F Mar 19

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    I am lonely, i m in pain... Lets celebrate..:):) cheers Its an apple juice..:D i dnt drink.
    redbricks redbricks 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Just had 12 guests for our Passover Seder. It was fabulous and some new Jewish friends celebrated for the first time. Others for the first time in years...what a blessing.
    tenderandstrong tenderandstrong 61-65, F 2 days ago

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    My birthday is coming up and all I can think about is how messed up the past few months for me has been. I want to enter my 30s in a new limelight and with a new outlook on life...
    4evergrey 4evergrey 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Everyone asks me when my birthday is and gets angry at me when I tell them my plans consist of sitting at home or just going about my normal daily routine. To me it is just...
    AnInfamousDerka AnInfamousDerka 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    It's my birthdate !!! April 5th 96😍
    RubieeCeee RubieeCeee 16-17, F Apr 3

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    I love cats :) i dnt hv people to talk but my cat is always there for me :):)
    redbricks redbricks 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    The year of my High School graduation, a year of innocent happiness, hopes and dreams for my adulthood. It was a good year of love and friends and leaving my parents home. No fear...
    TeKKeeVee TeKKeeVee 61-65, F 2 days ago

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    ( 1.) I'm really 16 ( 2.) I am weird 3. I like to **** around with people I don't like ( 4.) I have depression ( 5.) I also had PTSD (not any more) 6. I love the color black ( 7...
    jpr606361 jpr606361 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    What he did was unforgivable and I can never forgive him. Worst off he expects me to say sorry for calling his idiot wife (not my mom and she never will be!) a ***** and cos I won...
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I binged! The other day, my friend and I decided to go to the Spaghetti factory to celebrate being almost done with school I honestly just could not stop eating. I got so many...
    wandamagical wandamagical 18-21, F 2 Responses 25 mins ago

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    Can't wait for Beltane and the solar eclipse
    andrew1512 andrew1512 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    So today is my anniversary but we are separated, second one in a roll my husband and I haven't celebrated. To be honest I wasn't really looking forward to this day, it started off...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F Mar 20

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    So today is my anniversary but we are separated, second one in a roll my husband and I haven't celebrated. To be honest I wasn't really looking forward to this day, it started off...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    My incredible neighbor invited me to Vishukanni. It was such a warm gesture on his part, brought back fond memories of my Dad preparing for festivals. I myself didn't know much...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    Over a year before the Continental Congress in Philadelphia Declared Independence from the English Crown, a band of local farmers from the villages of Lexington and Concord in the...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    In life one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day - or to celebrate each special day, To wait for someone special - or to celebrate each person in a...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Sooo...my Roommate were sitting on the screened in deck and drinking a few beers. He had only moved in a month before though we had been friends for years. He had moved out from...
    SlapstickLover SlapstickLover 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I'm 27 this yesterday and I hate my birthday...it's because I'll end up with loneliness and sadness and crying at the end of that day...why did I cry? Because nothing happens...
    asyilah asyilah 26-30, F Mar 25

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    My name is Trisha I'm going to begin by saying the life I chose has had its up's and downs, rewards, penalties, and mine not much different from many of yours. Honestly if I had...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Apr 3

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    Goodbye Suzy! I received some news today that, from the moment I heard it this morning, has me barely holding back tears, and often failing to hold them back at all. Someone I was...
    dandydan1999 dandydan1999 51-55, M 7 Responses Apr 3

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    Distress call part 3 Dylan and Juanda where still sitting around in the cave thinking about their current situation. But every once in a while Dylan would look and at Juanda and...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yesterday was my boyfriend's birthday. I love being a part of making peoples' birthdays awesome, but my boyfriend made things a bit difficult for me. He was turning twenty-eight...
    ninjadeath ninjadeath 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Yeah I am an only child my parents do not even care about me and I even do not have any pet.I do not have friends .I celebrate New Year and every festival alone . I am in need of a...
    pookalla pookalla 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    There's always something to celebrate
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F Mar 19

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    I found my girlfriend when I was 18 and played in a women's football team, so I was so fit she also was going to college and she was careful weighing 110 lbs , she also lived with...
    pedorretes2 pedorretes2 22-25, M Mar 19

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    A woman and man get into a car accident. Both of their cars are totally demolished, but amazingly neither one of them is hurt. After they crawl out of the wreckage, the woman says...
    Joseph86 Joseph86 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 19

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    So Tomorrows mother's day where I am. Today in school they started singing for moms and they made like a little party thanking all the mom teachers and our moms; everyone forgot...
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I ate peeps for breakfast this morning! (well, after my healthy breakfast) I generally don't like sweets but peeps are my weakness. Besides, perfect way to celebrate spring!
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I met him at 18 on the second day of college. Started dating a few weeks later, with him cheating on his long-term girlfriend. Broke up several times and got back together because...
    zkjk1112 zkjk1112 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I hear he died today. I've read opinions about how some will celebrate his passing, some are threatening to picket his funeral and thankfully, I've read very few articles about how...
    NobodySpecial NobodySpecial 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    The director of the agency I work in gave a party for the staff at his place some time ago, to celebrate his birthday and the only instruction for it was that we should go...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    They say "honesty to oneself will set u free". Freedom is d word that I am dam!! in love with. But is falling in love with d word FREEDOM enough without really having it, without...
    kattee12 kattee12 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Many stories just like yours. We are too familiar when we look at things, afar. When I stand close to you at a distance, we familiarize ourselves. We notice ourselves when we see...
    alexandraisabelle alexandraisabelle 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Valentines day was never easy for me.....I always fell into the commercialized crap and always got my heart broken, unfortunately old habits are hard to kill ...lol! So I find my...
    tbuns tbuns 22-25, F Mar 23

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    Trying to Be My daughters and I have always had open communication. Growing up, I have encouraged them to share how their day has been at home and in school. We have a good...
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    A new monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to help the other monks in copying the old texts by hand. He notices, however, that they are copying copies, not the original...
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    Being the youngest of four siblings, I grew up constantly comparing my progression in life with that of my family and peers. I compared my academic and professional performance...
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    THE PROBLEM WITH AUSTRALIA'S IDIOT-INVERSION Every culture in the world has its problems. It is an integral part of the human condition to be flawed. The French can be arrogant...
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    Now that some time has passed ... I can laugh at how horrible my birthday weekend was :-) I can't believe I actually renamed it in my planner to "**** house weekend" hahaha That...
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    This morning I woke up feeling pretty low. Thankfully I found this app and people on it who helped pull me out of the rut I was in. From there my day continued to get better. I...
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    Unlike everyone else, I didn't (or haven't) have a bad experience with the witnesses. So this is not going to be a long rant about being brain washed because I honestly don't...
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    I was transferred to a different block in college. I tried to fit in my new block but it's just too hard. They have different interests far from mine. I tried to like the things...
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    I finally found my Warner Bros Ball Cap!!! Okay folks, when I was a young boy, my family and I used to watch our copy of the 1989 Batman on VHS. Now we watch it on DVD, but that's...
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    Fun story. Fun news. What more could you want? Go on, read it. Okay folks, when I was a young boy, my family and I used to watch our copy of the 1989 Batman (with Keaton and...
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    Fun story. Fun news. What more could you want? Go on, read it. Okay folks, when I was a young boy, my family and I used to watch our copy of the 1989 Batman (with Keaton and...
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    I'm not religious, by any means ...just to get that out of the way. Love is my religion (if that counts lol) but I do identify with spirituality. I'm into meditation, & positivity...
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    Props & Mayhem By Pierce the Veil Self medicate while they sleep, We let the night chase evil things away And we're like animals homesick from shows We gotta kill everything...
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    Tsalagi Anigeyv Ale Agigau (Cherokee Women And The Greatly Beloved Woman)Tsalagi society is made up of seven clans: the Anisahoni, or Blue Clan, also known as the Panther or Wild...
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