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    The Gift Of Life....

    . the past is HISTORY.... the future is MYSTERY, today is a GIFT that is why it is called the PRESENT.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    Living life day by day,

    is the best way to live life because you never know when it can be taken away from you!
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2014

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    Living In The Present Moment

    I try toIf we are busy looking at the pasthow can we see the beauty that lies aheadif we are busy looking aheadhow can we see the beauty that lies at our feet
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    I used to live in the past counting my old

    hurts, or in the imagination of a future of how I’d like it to be and feel sad that I am not living it. It is a way of always putting my powers in other people, or in the hands of the “circumstances” and wait for them to change. I was someone who always blames others or...
    ChicaAudaz ChicaAudaz 18-21, F Sep 26, 2014

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    There Is No Me In Reality, There Is No You

    The thought of a ME that exists. Is only a thought that is happening RIGHT NOW. there is actually no ME in reality. Its like this, the thought of a unicorn appears, does that make the unicorn itself exist in reality no the only thing that exists in reality is the THOUGHT of a...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M Jan 2, 2011

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    The 17th century French Jesuit,

    Jean Pierre de Caussade, in his book "Self abandonment to the Divine Providence" talks about "The Sacrament of the present Moment".A good way to live enchanting God in every moment of our Lives.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 20, 2015

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    The Chance Of Humming

    A man standing on two logs in a river might do all right floating with the current while humming in the now.   Though if one log is tied to a camel, who is also heading south along the bank –at the same pace- all could still be well with the world unless the camel...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 8, 2010

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    I Choose To

    I cannot look back and dwell on all of it because every time I do it sets me back. I can't think about tomorrow because if it doesn't get here then I wasted today's time on something that was never guaranteed to begin with. To do either seems like the ultimate waste of time to me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    I'm sitting down here looking at the person

    ahead of me, he sat with the a bong in his hand. The feeling of living in the moment is inevitable. Therefore this moment is all that I care of, my best friend with me, besides me always. I believe that in this moment I will be in a situation lighting away "stuff" in the air. I...
    abd6595 abd6595 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2015

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    All We Have is Today What has happened in the

    past, is over. We can't go back, all we can do is learn from it. Some people are trapped, stuck and have let the past define themselves. We don't know what is going to happen in the future...best laid plans are oft in vain. All we can do is learn from our past and move...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 9 Responses Jan 1, 2014

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    Mostly I Do

    I live in the moment..although sometimes the present is well spent pondering your happy memories, or anticipating a future in excitement or out of simple practicality... I think at times we have to assimilate the story of our lives, mentally or when chatting with the main...
    ladyofnow ladyofnow 31-35, F Jul 21, 2013

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    There Is Only Now.

    What does it mean to live in the present moment? The present moment is all there is. Forget, right now, about the ideas you have of past, present, and future. None of that exists. There is only NOW. The past only exists as a memory that is occuring right NOW. The future only...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    I wish you all a Merry Christmas with your

    families I hope you all have wonderful day!
    bevS62 bevS62 61-65, F 5 Responses Dec 24, 2015

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    Living A Life.

    I Live a life. no procrastination. won't leave it for another day if i can do it today in my own way.i worry not about tomorrow but the present. As an adage goes "tomorrow will worry about itself".i love today, i cry today, i'm happy today, i'm sad today but i always keep in mind...
    needyfun needyfun 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 18, 2011

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    Happy Under Pressure In The Moment

    today is a new dayyesterday is gonei live in the presenti try to strike a balance between work, play, and rest.try to evaluate yourself correctly so that your goals are not beyond capacities.having decided on your goals, be sure u are moving toward them.then having put your...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Its All In The NOW

    After all this while, i grew up and realise something.. just in recent couple of years .. i realise that true living is only at present.. The moment of now.. i realise that No matter how great the past is, its still a thing in the past.. If your 'now' is not so great any joy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    The Present Moment

    Close your eyes relax for a minute.Breathe deeply keep your eyes closed. The past is history The future a mystery Today is a gift That is why we call it the Present! Live in the present! Today..    
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    Gentleness In The Now

    all we really have is now. choose to be present by coming fully into the now. om shanti
    gentlenessnow gentlenessnow 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    I live everyday like it was my last.

    I don't take one second one moment for granted.
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2015

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    The Magic Lantern

    A good friend of mine asked me today: "What would you wish for if you had a lantern with a genie?" The question gave me pause because I am not much of a wishful thinker. Hadn't really thought about that since I was a kid. My first instinct is that I have to think it carefully. It...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    Living In The Now Moment

    Since i was a little girl I instinctively knew that the only important moment was the one i was present in... keeping my mind free of compulsive thinking about the past or future helped me stay focused and awake. Life is bright, free of negative influences when one remains...
    MandyGabriel MandyGabriel 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    The Power Of Now

    One of the most life changing books that my being has read has got to be hands down The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. Fascinating book. I highly recommend it. It teaches us the importance of remaining in our present moments. We may be having fun and then think about having to go...
    LaughLoveLiveHope LaughLoveLiveHope 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I've always wanted to live somewhere far away and now that i'm here, sometimes i regret my decision. The only friends i have are from work and we are not on the same wave length.
    shengtoi shengtoi 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    I live on the Beautiful sunny Gold Coast wouldn't like to live anywhere else
    kaseyfromsouthport kaseyfromsouthport 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    "Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence." Aristotle said this more than 2,000 years ago. And it still holds true today. What is...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    it would be cool too live in a log cabin on some land
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    i love farms and ranches its best way too live
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    When I was in grade 8 I went swimming with one of my male friends and we were playing water volleyball, he shot the ball up really high and of course, being the athlete that I am...
    Doctorwhodat Doctorwhodat 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    dreams that evaporate with the rising sun. those moments in time, snatched between sleep and waking. the dream where i could hold you. where i did not feel the weight of my many...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I remember the touching moment of Matthew McConaughey crying in a spaceship while listening to video messages of his children from the Earth. Chris Nolan's Interstellar.
    Tourion Tourion 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Mmhm... add a slice of impulsive and you have a sweet little adventurous moment! Or you're in devilish trouble. Can be Oooh or oops. Lol.
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    I found this group by accident via someone else's profile. This is much closer to reality than the ILIASM group for me. I love my wife. We've been married over 30 years and in...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Though I've suffered and have been to struggle Even if I already have a clear idea on what to do to free myself It involves transferring to a new place But I have to wait for a...
    Birdielle Birdielle 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Today might be a weak moment day, the question is which one should I tear into? Mmmmm, love them both, hard to choose...
    txbtrfly txbtrfly 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I have been in a relationship with an alcoholic off and on for almost 4 years. Off and on meaning we have broken up twice, once for 6 months and the other a month and a half...
    mkcherryholmes mkcherryholmes 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i often feel like i am in those moments when the ship titanic was sinking i felt like i was there notebook ryan gosling i felt like i was in that movie a walk to remember...
    lostpagesofM lostpagesofM 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I get goosebumps every time I watch Star Wars episodes 4-6. Full of classic movie moments
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    At this Moment Tears in heaven Eric Clapton Your Song Elton John When We Were Young Adele Jealous Labrinth GOMD J Cole When I Said I Do Clint Black Sleeping With A Broken Heart...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 30

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    I see you across the room, my eyes cannot turn away Completely enthralled, by everything you do and say I wonder how it feels, to hold you so very tight To feel your skin against...
    SnakebitMojo SnakebitMojo 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I was born in Australia, and I have fall Australian accent. In Australia, I live on the Gold Coast, a beautiful city. It has awesome beaches, a phenomenal city, capital theme parks...
    ScienceOfSouls15 ScienceOfSouls15 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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    Recalling yet another death. It just struck me and was highly unsettling. I was stabbed in the chest. The knife or blade or whatever it was pierced my heart directly. The first...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    You Only Live Once, because there is so much to do in this life, and you only live once so you should try your best, do your best, and live your best. You should be as happy as you...
    darklotus00 darklotus00 26-30, T Jan 29