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I Know Pain Is a Gift

We learn from pain, we become more then we want to be... 101 People

    This I Am Learning

    in my life, i've felt pain. pain from abuse, heartache, betrayal, shame. i have always numbed my pain with alcohol and drugs. i prefer escape to pain. pain is inevitable, though. as much as i've tried to run from it, it surrounds me on all sides. even the happiest moments are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Mar 10, 2009

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    Wonderful Tool

      (1.) Indivial tool    Pain creates a different/alternative level of awareness. Lakota Shaman will “cry for a vision”. This means they will endure great pain to achieve this alternative level of awareness. The most famous method is to hang from...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 9 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    This might be some of the best stuff I'll ever

    write. Pain, hardship, struggle, they suck. Today was definetly one of them days for me. But it's not like I'm the only one. Life is at times hard for everyone. You gotta understand, especially when it is rough, that it's these experiences that mold and shape us. They give...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 7 Responses Sep 27, 2014

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    Pain Is A Gift

    Sorry, I disagree at one hundred percent...I do not believe pain is a gift.  Who the hell likes pain and wants to suffer?
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    What A Concept!

    Why would anyone ever think to be grateful for trials and suffering? For me, it's Biblical; because God can use the hard times in our lives as tests which cultivate spiritual characteristics like perseverance. When you're going through a personal trial, I believe God uses it...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 16 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    A Lot of Pain Affects the Soul.

    I have experienced the darkness of pain.  There have been times of deep despair.  The complete lost of hope had shattered my whole being and has caused my foundation of personal beliefs to shatter.  It was a two year effort in peeling away my layers to find what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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    Shower Me With the Gift of Pain, I Live!

    I know Pain is a gift. For one, it reminds you you are still alive. (*swoons over Criss Angel's endurance demonstrations*) I love modifying my body with tattoos and piercings in tribute to life and the people I love. Even in my darkest depths, I like rough love play, it...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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