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I Sanctuary

A safe retreat from the madness of the world, all welcome 28 People

    I Saw the Trees Dancing

    I was driving so much with work and was tired so I pulled over and parked next to a grassy lot. In the lot there was a circle of 5 trees and 1 smaller tree in the middle of them. I thought the 5 trees were boy trees because their bark was tattered and their limbs were broken from...
    jillian222 jillian222 56-60, T 6 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Peace

    Thank you for forming this group. I can't put into words how I feel or want to say right now. I need a peaceful place to hide for a while.
    jillian222 jillian222 56-60, T 2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Sanctuaries

    Sanctuaries,Love 'em,So relaxing,Calming,I could stay forever,Never leave,Just keep exploring,This dream,Wish,It'd never end.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 13, 2012

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    I'm Losing It

    I am so numb these days...I cant seem to feel..it didnt bother me before, not feeling about my ex being in jail..I figured it was a way to defend myself but now it's scaring me. I have no creativity, motivation, or feelings. I guess life has rolle dover me too much and this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    Sign Me Up

    let's see...I'll start with some coconut palms,they're peacefull and shady and sometimes food just drops out of the sky,but we'd better not sit too close,no need for head injuries here. And I'd appreciate a waterfall right over~there. yes,the mist and sound of water doing...
    dubkebab dubkebab 46-50, M 10 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    :-) And now thanks to my brother and my aunt I have somewhere comfortable to sit. It arrived today. I no longer feel like I am squatting. I have somewhere I can bring a friend...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 1 Response May 2

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    Cant afford a sanctuary. Or a job. Or needed tools. Or healing. But am still breathing. And trying. Because pals love my mind.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response May 2

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    This isn't an experience, it's more of a statement: G-d taught me in his word that the sanctuary is a place where we can run to and hide, but, G...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3

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    How often I sat in my fathers boat, and watched summer fireworks from its hoist. How long I sat as the night over took me, stealing the sun's warm heat. Me a small kid with a...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I live in a small rural town, most people who live here were born here. I’ve spent my holidays there all my life and moved here 6 years ago after living abroad for 8 years. I...
    Synapse81 Synapse81 31-35, M 2 Responses May 6

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    'Caressing You With My Words' by Eila Mahima Jaipaul. Can you feel them, Love, Softly touching your cheek Tracing the lines of your mouth Trailing down your neck Can you feel...
    LuxThePoet LuxThePoet 41-45, F May 8

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Nine - Chapter Sixteen As any person who has ever served a punishment detail can tell you, even only a week of it can be the longest week of your natural...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F May 9

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    There is a book out there for everyone, even those who dislike reading. They house entire worlds between their covers, allowing a means of egress from reality. I fear the growing...
    FoolOfATook FoolOfATook 16-17 2 Responses May 11

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    Found this little snuggle bug alone in the street last night and watched him literally escape death by inches when a van almost took him out. Naturally, my crazy *** jumps out of...
    Ambibambii Ambibambii 22-25, F 2 Responses May 14

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    It was part of my job to feed the dog that belonged to the restaurant's owner when I worked as a kitchen staff and waiter in Mt.Fuji area. Girls were afraid of the dog because it...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses May 15

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    On Being a Ghost The warm soft room should have been a place of sanctuary and respite. A warm quilted floral bedspread adorned the bed, and atop were several pillows to adjust...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M May 16

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    For those of you quoting scripture to reject gays, trans, abortion, etc etc. I hope you're following his other rules. Back to dresses everyday ladies There shall not be a man's...
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 10 Responses May 17

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    Church Bulletin Bloopers Our youth basketball team is back in action Wednesday at 8 PM in the recreation hall. Come out and watch us kill Christ the King. Ladies, don't forget...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses May 19

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    I have (or the city has) a trail that goes from the northwest end of the city through a few neighbourhoods, along the creek leading to the lake and it goes all the way around the...
    Ambitionwithaclearvision Ambitionwithaclearvision 16-17, M May 24

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    Eat some more. Imperfect aunts and uncles shove hot, delicious plates of food under my nose. Eat, eat, EAT! Stop eating. When did I suddenly start to occupy too much space...
    CassandraCrystal CassandraCrystal 22-25, F a week ago

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    where do we go now that there are changes being made to EP. This place was a sanctuary for some. It was a place where we could 'let go' without feeling humiliated. Somehow, the...
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    Just as ONLY Muslims are allowed in Mecca no Muslim what so ever should be allowed in or even near Jerusalem and ALL Mosques including the "Nobel Sanctuary" should be...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Well here I am.. after a real long while feeling I am a wolf among others I know know completely and deeply what i am thanks to some guidance and advice. I have lost a close...
    EshtarKolan EshtarKolan 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I once preached a sermon on the sufferings of Christ relating Christ's wounds at His crucifixion to the sufferings we Christians encounter when we attempt to do good in this fallen...
    HippyJoe HippyJoe 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    This profile has become my sanctuary to get away from it all. I feel peaceful here and like I can be my authentic self. No pretending, no fronts. Just me.
    ChainedHeart ChainedHeart 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    It's more like I just don't let them know they are because it should be so obvious. I left home for hours a few weeks ago and left a note that I was leaving ... They called the...
    SoleExecutioner SoleExecutioner 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Just a moment. Do you not think it odd I allowed you to enter my life and befriend me so easily? It is not like going to the store shopping, and by happenstance finding friendship...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 2 days ago

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