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    Visit Your Garden

    A lovely email from nieces.  I didn't even know I had a garden!   Come to the garden alone, while the dew is still on the roses...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    Today I chased a guy trying to steal my bike.

    I won the war and my bike is back in my safe hands. I am so lucky I was in the right place at the right time. However, I only had "get my bike back" on my brain. If he was armed in any way, I don't think I would have seen it coming. Sure I love my bike, but I love myself even...
    Carlesij Carlesij 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30, 2015

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    I got an Opportunity to **** a Girl.

    But I didn't Now, I wanna **** her, but she don't wanna. Lesson Learned: When Opportunity knocks door, get the **** chance if you don't, You will get F**ked up LMAO
    wintersecret wintersecret 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 19

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    No matter how much you feel you love someone,

    don't promise them forever. At least not until you get married Chris out! :)
    chrisisyourfriend chrisisyourfriend 18-21, M Aug 20, 2014

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    Trade Of Life

    After I left using twitter to give time to my studies I am doing good in studies, even though I go to facebook which I can’t deactivate due to university group works, but it was not as addictive as twitter, and my performance has improved very much after quitting twitter, but...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    What I Learned A Few Days Ago

    Few days ago we were in a youth conference , a motivational speaker came and divided all audience in two groups, he told our group to tell our one achievement to the members of other group and they would give us star on a paper if they liked it, he told us to get maximum number...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 5, 2013

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    This is on a bus back from camp.

    I’m thirteen and so are you. Before I left for camp I imagined it would be me and three or four other dudes I hadn’t met yet, running around all summer, getting into trouble. It turned out it would be me and just one girl. That’s you. And we’re still at camp as long as...
    Saddphotographer Saddphotographer 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    Major Lesson Learned

    What I have learned from my whole life in general, but mainly the last 7 years dealing with a mental illness called schizophrenia, is that God is faithful and his compassion never ends. We may get upset and say mean cruel things to him because of the suffering, yet his love never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 2, 2012

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    With Not So Deep Thoughts (to Take Mine More Seriously!) Lol

    Should vegetarians eat animal crackers? If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you. The pen is mightier than the sword -- if the sword is very small and the pen is real sharp. If  you throw a cat out a car window, does it become kitty litter? I didn't fight my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2010

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    Evanescence

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx54FenVFyU
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Aug 7, 2013

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    Killerinstict Killerinstict 13-15, F Jul 26, 2014

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    Learning A Valuable Lesson

    When things go wrong, people love to say that it doesn't matter because at least you've learned a valuable lesson in life. To be honest there are many lessons about human nature that I wish I had never learned. Am I the only one to feel that way? Are all lessons good ones? I don...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Aug 24, 2012

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    We were (mom and I), in the kitchen,

    talking. I saw her all the dishes and take care of all the dirt we've scattered all across the house. Then I decided to live alone. I won't have to put up with another person, compromise things, be abused, won't have to answer anyone, can live freely. And I love freedom!
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2014

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    Just Because

    I learned that just because something is enjoyable and fun, doesn't mean it's the best thing for you. I always used to think that experimenting with drugs wouldn't have any negative effects on me but i was wrong and learned my lesson.
    misternobrain misternobrain 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    i learned a lesson not to focus my time ,

    emotions ,energy in to a person who doesnt even care if i am alive or dead. i will never express my love from now to any person unless they care for me in return . and i will not consider anyone as a friend unless they want to be my friend. i will not express my love unless...
    lifetriangle lifetriangle 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2014

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    Big Rocks

    I didn't write this.  But I share it because I believe I learned from it.  Now I look to deal first with the big rocks in my life, and try not to sweat the small stuff. Big Rocks --------- One day an expert in time management was speaking to a group of business...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2010

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    I learned to open my mouth

    and ask for what I want/need so there is no confusion.
    Honorthycurves Honorthycurves 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 May 5, 2015

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    From My Dad.

    When i was young my dad would go balistic over really small things us kids would do, I remember wetting the bed one time which was normal for a kid like me lol and he just went off his nut. When I would leave his tools out over night hed go crazy for that too and not bother to...
    PrincePolo PrincePolo 26-30, M Jun 4, 2012

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    Don't trust anybody with anything in spite of

    what you have done for them.
    emiveritas emiveritas 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2014

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    Here's my advice. If you already detest

    visiting the hairdresser and then someone tells you a trainee is going to wash your hair, RUN FOR YOUR LIFE. Don't get me wrong-I've had trainees before and they were fine. I'm not one to judge by appearances but the fact that this one had a tattooed face, appeared...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 16, 2015

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    After lots of contemplation

    and mistakes and setbacks i have come to realize that I am my greatest obstacle when it comes to achieving things. The excuses i make do not help me grow instead chain me to the negativity so that everytime i look for an oppurtunity i am instantly doubtful and eventually stopped...
    ThePursuitOfHappiness ThePursuitOfHappiness 18-21, M Jul 26, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Nine years ago, my husband passed away, the aftermath of which, I went through a period of deep self-discovery. I was confused about who I was, where my life was going. Through...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    Sensitivity: I have learned that I must be both more and less sensitive. More sensitive to the feelings of others, and less sensitive to perceived criticism from others. I've...
    SavvyAnsley SavvyAnsley 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Don't be apathetic. People who express vulnerability, authenticity, and humanity are the best givers in this world.
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I got this from the convention. Pretty cool intermission from the drudgery. I interpret it as...Everything that happens is a life lesson. Each moment of our lives is a chance TO...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 4 days ago

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    The three most important lessons I´ve learned: 1. Help yourself, or nobody will help you. 2. Don´t trust anybody fully. 3. Only if you are doing your job with love and all...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes you have to be slammed in the head by a sledge hammer for that brain light bulb to go off. Not too long ago I was cruising along on a shaky brain wave with all these...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    Never have I seen so many old, young, privileged, people trying so hard to be happy. There are countless articles written about it, blogs named for it, workshops attending to it...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Someone once told me: "As soon as you start living your life for love and nothing else, you would be amazed at the progress you would make." Karma man...karma. The more you give...
    Dan412 Dan412 18-21, M a week ago

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    Fatal illness is no excuse for being weak. I gave three individuals life but my lungs are a little more than half functional and my hopefully soon-to-be ex-husband vented his anger...
    tdwolfe87 tdwolfe87 26-30, F a week ago

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    He who increaseth in knowledge will also increase in sorrow.....Ecclesiastes 1:18
    grandaddypurple grandaddypurple 51-55, M a week ago

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    And now I know the best way to have a relationship. Oh joy. It is an amazing thing I recently discovered. No one will guess what it is
    Untrustworthy117 Untrustworthy117 18-21, M Feb 3

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    That is I should not respond to rude people here.I have seen a few since I have been here.Well ,if you don't like a post,you can ignore or tell what you feel respectfully.We should...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 9 Responses Feb 2

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    Yes I have learned a valuable lesson in life. Never let your right hand know what your left hand is doing.
    purplepas purplepas 41-45, F Feb 2

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    I was a teen Mom who had no idea how hard I made my life when it didnt have to be. Never the less, my two kiddos and I turned out just fine. It was not an easy path but I made it...
    WhyMeWhyNotMe WhyMeWhyNotMe 36-40, F Feb 2

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    Trust no *****. *Orange is the new black goals*
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2

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    Normally it is every day. Life is always teaching lessons but often we are so self absorbed we can't be bothered to learn.
    hal84 hal84 26-30, M Feb 2

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    That I need to stop caring about him.
    mabuhayka mabuhayka 31-35, F Feb 2

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    If only we can all accept the very basic truth about life; we were born as individuals and naturally we are going to die as individuals (alone and loneliness, maybe those words...
    Nonotu Nonotu 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Don't wear short skirts on a windy day!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 2

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    If life gived you lemon........ DON'T make lemonade!!!!! Make life take the lemon back 😊😊😊 That was it Well God bless you.... BYE BYE 👋
    arshiazare arshiazare 13-15, M