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I Know That With Each Door That Closes A New One Opens

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    Paths

    Life is full of the unexpected, never know what path will be presented to you and which one you will choose. You quesiton yourself if the path you do choose will be the right one. Life is too short and there is no time to waste. If it's the wrong one, lesson learned and move on...
    GOODSB GOODSB 36-40, F May 4, 2012

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    Even Though It Hurts

    Sometimes people find themselves at a crossroads. You see it coming, but what is beyond the initial site, you've no idea. There is so much propelling you forward that it is hard to determine what is clear and what is hazy. There are decisions that people don't ever want to be...
    ryliegirl ryliegirl 26-30, F Apr 21, 2011

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    Let In The Light

    When we open the door, the light of newness can enter. Out of every crisis arises the opportunity for change, a fresh start. So often we are blind to this as we cling to our old ways and habitual actions. I've learnt that it all comes down to attitude, finding the goodwill to...
    glenara glenara 66-70, F 6 Responses Jul 30, 2010

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    Revolving Doors

    Life is a supermarket departmentalised with revolving doors. Life is also a pharmacy with one way doors. Life is the transcendence of an ******. Life presents us with a room of doors which lead to a multitudinous chance experience.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Sep 28, 2013

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    Looking Back

    With each door that closes a new one opens, yet often, we keep staring at the door that closed, ignoring the ones that are wide open, waiting for us, because we are blinded by our own emotions. Still though, when you are ready...that opened door will be awaiting for you.
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F Nov 23, 2011

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    Oh, How True.

    If I was never suicidal, I would have never felt myself falling in love. My mom took me to the mental hospital when I told her my suicidal thoughts. Stayed there for 4 days, and then went into group therapy. There I met who is my boyfriend today. 2 months and I haven't been...
    bathanie bathanie 16-17, F Jun 5, 2010

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    Even Though It's Not Easy

    Sometimes people find themselves at a crossroads. You see it coming, but what is beyond the initial site, you've no idea. There is so much propelling you forward that it is hard to determine what is clear and what is hazy. There are decisions that people don't ever want to be...
    submissiveheart submissiveheart 26-30, F Aug 16, 2011

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    When A Door Close Another One Opens???what Will You Do?

    This is the biggest question to yourself.I made a business that started from nothing and ended up something and I thought I was perfectly fine till I got broke.That was 5 yrs. ago and never understood it.I prayed to GOD and ask him?WHY???I was helping a lot of people and hired...
    FOTOCHECK FOTOCHECK 41-45, M Jun 25, 2012

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    Dare To Be Free - Of Me

    My heart is broke, my life is broke, Fear grips me , I cannot breathe I cannot see, I cannot be Free from the pain, the anger, the torment I try, I fake it, then I cower and take it Still I continue to fight against defeat Until something happens to bring me to my knees Always...
    BrokeHeart BrokeHeart 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    From Cocoon To Butterfly

    My Life has taken some changes. I realize they are for the better, and yet I wallow in woe is me for almost 3 mos now. I've had a few blows dealt in the last 2 yrs, ces't la vie ~ I think maturity has snuck up on me. Met a man after 10 yrs with a steady job, cars, own place...
    BrokeHeart BrokeHeart 56-60, F 2 Responses May 17, 2010

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    God Always Opens A New Door

    And it's always a better door than the one He closes. Praise God!
    drjennspiritled drjennspiritled 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2013

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    Reaching For The Door Handle ...

    Changes in life are not always welcomed and they can be shocking and very stressful when they occur suddenly and without warning.   In the 21st Century there is little certainty in many peoples' lives.  There is a great deal of insecurity in terms of employment...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 5 Responses May 12, 2010

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    To The Unknown

    But with each door that opens, There comes a promise of a brighter future, Be ware! It might be a false one
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F May 11, 2010

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    A Chapter Ends And Another Starts

    Not long ago I was wondering what was next, things were going down hill but being optomistic in that things would turn around and more happiness than I have felt in a long time would be with me soon. It worked out cause now in the start of the new chapter of my life the door...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 7 Responses May 10, 2010

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    Journey Of Life

    This group is so cool. Our lifes journey is like this. One situation to the next. I so look forward to what is around the corner in my lifes journey. And of course hearing from my dear friends and what happens with them. When I found this group it put such a smile on my face...
    1changingheart 1changingheart 51-55, M Mar 9, 2012

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    Well I'm 18 and started working at McDonald's when I was 17. At first I was over the moon, I mean I applied to plenty of places and put so much effort into my applications to never...
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    Love without trust is a wheelbarrow without a wheel; it will not take you anywhere.
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    Seriously. I love the position I'm in which is a breakfast hostess & a front desk attendant at the Residence inn & Fairfield inn & Suites hotels. These are own by Marriot. My...
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    To all those of you on here contemplating the benefits of suicide (of which there are none), I have two words for you Shayar Ali. Now I haven't been able to cry for about 4 years...
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    A year after separating from my wife of 14 years and living alone I am ready to restart life again and eager to find my soulmate and partner to build a new life with. I have 4 kids...
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    Who am I? I wish i knew that. For the past few months I've begun to take a look at the persons who make me, me. I have the side of me my friends see, and that side of me is divided...
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    Okay . Some people don't know how to be in a relationship. Due to not communicating or due to trust issues. Most people now a day have trust issues. And those trust issues are due...
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    I have always dealt with depressions. I was about 5 years old the first time and started therapy then. As I was growing up I felt the need to talk to people because I felt that...
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