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I Dont Allow Fear To Stand In My Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 57 People

    Fear Is A Mountain That We Must Overcome.

    I have learned to never let fear hold me back. I would not be who I am today if that was the case. I would be a hollow shell, a subdued version of who I am today. I would be a misfit, a loner, and I would be in eternal despair. Sometimes fears have led me to feel pain, sometimes...
    akaia akaia 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    Who Are You To Say What I Am ?

    I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole. Truth is on the side of the oppressed. You show me a capitalist, and I'll...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    Life Is A Constant Battlefield.

    Looking at my journey so far i saw a fighter in me, I fought my battles from young and always win victoriously. I am my own protector till i know God. Even with HIM in my life i am still in the battlefield. This round its health challenges. I strongly believe with HIS HELP i will...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F Mar 21, 2011

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    Zelmi5 Zelmi5 18-21, F Jun 22

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    This is a great video that helped me and can help others! Sky Williams is an amazing person and very motivational and funny YouTuber. I urge anyone dealing with depression/suicide...
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    This is a great video that helped me and can help others! Sky Williams is an amazing person and very motivational and funny YouTuber. I urge anyone dealing with depression/suicide...
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