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I Have Learned The Simplest Truth About Life

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    Live And Work

      4inShare     Father was a hardworking man who delivered bread as a living to support his wife and three children. He spent all his evenings after work attending classes, hoping to improve himself so that he could one day find a better paying job. Except...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M Jul 12, 2012

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    Roses Have Thorns

          <img src='http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-HQDIOQxmlU0/T8YXP_3MfEI/AAAAAAAAAEE/Ap4bqoTbPbM/s1600/tn_singinintherain.jpg' width='160' height='120' />     “You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses” either way...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2012

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    Things I've Learned In Life

    Things I've Learned  I've learned ... that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person. I've learned ... that when you're in love, it shows.  I've learned ... that just one person saying to me, "You've made my day!" makes my day. I've learned...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M May 22, 2012

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    Life throws us many challenges.

    Many changesMany twists and turnsTry to live life to the fullAdapt to changeEmbrace the simple thingsNo mater whatLife goes on
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Your Simple Gesture Could Be Life Saving

    Mark was walking home from school one day when he noticed the boy ahead of him had tripped and dropped all of the books he was carrying, along with two sweaters, a baseball bat, a glove and a small tape recorder. Mark knelt down and helped the boy pick up the scattered articles...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 2012

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    As You Go Through Life..

    As you go through life you will see that there is so much we don't understand As you go through life you will see that  things don't always go the way we planned As you go through life you will realize nothing matter more than knowing who you truly are As you go through life you...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M Jun 18, 2012

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    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Aug 13

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    Dont Hope ...decide

    This is a story of what love really is in a marriage. While waiting to pick up a friend at the airport in Portland, Oregon, I had one of those life-changing experiences that you hear other people talk about — the kind that sneaks up on you unexpectedly. This one occurred a...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M Jul 12, 2012

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    Your Simple Gesture Could Be Life Saving

    Mark was walking home from school one day when he noticed the boy ahead of him had tripped and dropped all of the books he was carrying, along with two sweaters, a baseball bat, a glove and a small tape recorder. Mark knelt down and helped the boy pick up the scattered articles...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2012

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    Live And Work

      4inShare     Father was a hardworking man who delivered bread as a living to support his wife and three children. He spent all his evenings after work attending classes, hoping to improve himself so that he could one day find a better paying job. Except...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M Jul 12, 2012

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    You Are Very Special

    A well known speaker started offhis seminar by holding up a $20bill. In the room of 200, he asked, "Who would like this $20 bill?" Hands started going up. He said, "I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this." He proceeded to crumple the dollar bill up...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M Oct 31, 2012

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    So Many Things We Have Forgotten..

    There are many things that we forget from our past, but when we look back over our lives we find that we do remember certain times when we consider that we have acted well and other times we have made mistakes. Such have been our lives in the past. The Bible tells us that...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M Jul 21, 2012

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    Just Take The Risk

    JUST TAKE THE RISK    The future is full of opportunities and the ideas you have, the risks you would like to take, the changes that you want to make happen are absolutely possible. Don’t let your thoughts betray you and instead be proactive about it and just take the risk...
    danieldaramola danieldaramola 18-21, M Jun 4, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I am sure many of you have leaned a plethora of life lessons, so I am not reinventing the wheel here, but I find it more curious that some people seem to inately know how to live...
    chatty1962 chatty1962 51-55, F Oct 6

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    I certainly don't want to forget the past, and the lessons it gave...The truth is - life now is getting out fully of the dark and into the light. "When we begin to take our...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I really have learned from my mistakes and I feel today I learned a lot. I won't go into great detail because I doubt anyone on here cares. I'm not saying that in a pout and...
    HONAW HONAW 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    My past has lead me to where I am. The experience has aged me beyond my years. The emotions I have let me know I am still alive. My family and friends are part of me. The smile...
    johnbaldwin johnbaldwin 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So why is it so damn hard? Some days I feel so thankful to be alive and other days I feel like everything's just falling apart around me. I really need this year to be good and...
    Madhatter135 Madhatter135 18-21, F Sep 24

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    Finishing college has been the main goal in my like for a while now. When I graduated in May the feeling of accomplishing my goal was such a great feeling. However, now after a few...
    oness123 oness123 22-25, F Oct 9

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    So ever since I've joined EP I've seen dozens and dozens of posts about suicide, depression, and about people having lost the will to live. This really made me reflect on my past...
    SiriusJT SiriusJT 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    10 Life Lessons I've Learned 1. Dressing up and doing your makeup always makes you feel good. 2. Those days when you lay around the house in sweats and a hoodie with your little...
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Bday party at the office, year after year. It has become a permanent date in the calendar. That day, I already set my mind on what to do. As I use the motorbike to work more than...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just feel like saying this. I attended or volunteered if you want to call it that in a six month program called the Challenge program. It was a military based structure school...
    alfredy666 alfredy666 18-21, M Sep 26

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    Today, I learned that many tumblr girls who act all cutesy ect, don't really care for for others, only themselves and attention. I've been talking with one girl for several weeks...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    One of the earliest lessons I learned as a child was that if you looked away from something, it might not be there when you looked back. - John Edgar Wideman
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Oct 11

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    The truth is, we don't want to see your body at all. We have Google, so we don't need you. If you think "Hey, she sounds nice, I'll show her my hot dog, and she'll want to talk...
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F Sep 23

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    1. My real name is Sannie Lou but I prefer to be called Sansan, my nickname. 2. I became a mom when I was 21. And I am now a single mom for two years. 3. I am bullied "ugly" before...
    IAMPINAY IAMPINAY 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 26

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    We are all rowing our boat across the river of life; all starting on the same shore, all going to the shore across the way. Some row one way; some row another way. The current runs...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    This has to do with my personal health, comfort, pain management, and basically just how to make the quality of my life a little better than it was, not even two days ago. RUNNING...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    On those days when I am in need of perspective and I might feel stressed beyond endurance, I have to take out some quality time even just for five minutes. I have to change my oil...
    teabookbliss teabookbliss 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In my own world,I thought I was the only one depressed. Nobody understand my anxiety and I stopped trying to get people to listen. I joined EP and threw those thoughts out the...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Everyone leaves you eventually. Everyone will try to use you if they can. Nobody cares about you. Everyone is born selfish. Nobody would lift a finger for you. You will die...
    Tantalustay Tantalustay 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You can obtain useful information on fha mortgage insurance policy refinance household loans from World wide web. A further matter is that it can not be a dollars out refinance.A...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    Oh geez... There is so much trash here on ep. All these girls from other countries looking for husbands... Beware of these scammers. Pretty girls just wanting to hook up with you...
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 13

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    Feeling lonely tonight...whenever our routine changes...I worry. So hard not being able to have him hold me at night...and wake up I'm his arms...I really miss that.....
    Irishgirl456 Irishgirl456 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    This passage was originally a reply to someone's story....but.. I felt like I wanted to share it, as a story in its own right..... I have a few ep pals who are having a hard time...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Oct 11

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    Don’t just have career or academic goals. Set goals to give you a balanced, successful life. Balanced means ensuring your health, relationships, mental peace are all in good...
    Sophie119 Sophie119 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I watched "The Departed" a few days ago. I'd heard several times that it was a really good film but had been put-off by a number of things: firstly that it's a remake, and I've not...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Definition of human beings: With more complex brains and the ability to use tools the human population was built for success. Despite their superiority and talent, many of them...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M Sep 23

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    But sometimes it's just so damn hard! Am I right? I try to be positive. Sometimes I'm pretty successful. But tonight is one of those nights for me where I can't seem to pull my...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Midnight in Paris. Watched it twice now. And read the script twice as well. Woody Allen is so good in writing and directing! I love Paris and hope to return to experience most of...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I been reading all my experiences and it makes me sad to bring negative issues afloat. I want to say I took them as venting to someone but now I don't want to look in the negative...
    treto treto 22-25, M a week ago

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    "An Education." God help me, i can relate to the universal theme... I live a boring life with nothing but studies and studies. I always prayed or imagined something spectacular to...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    ~~~My ex-boyfriend looks like Jeremy Renner, now I miss him~~~I saw a film this afternoon called "The Immigrant" with Jeremy Renner. I use to think he had an ordinary face. Now I...
    dandylyne44 dandylyne44 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    their are movies where u just relax and enjoy the comedy..some u enjoy the "i am the savior theme"in some u have the mushy romance..i like the ones which makes one introspect in...
    romell romell 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 25

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    Perks of Being A Wallflower. I'm watching it now. I've seen it at least fifty times (no exaggeration) and it seems to hit a bit closer to home each time I watch it. It's one of...
    livingwallflower livingwallflower 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    Each day means a new 24 hours , each day means everything is possible again . You live in the moment you die in the moment . You live in the light and you die in the light you take...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Most of my life I been alone, single. I am 42 years old. Lost my virginity at the age of 34, Got my first kiss at the age of 20, Had two or three girlfriends my whole life. It...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Oct 4

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