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I Say Hope Is In Our Heart

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    Hope Is...

    Hope is a blanket, warm and safe. It's a teddybear to cling to in the nightA flickering candle in a tall glass jarThat even the most persistent of gusts can't quite blow outHope is a dollar given to a street musicianOr a can of corn dropped in a collection bin to feed the...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    "A little more persistence,

    a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success." Elbert Hubbard
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Resurrectable

    Hope can be easily lost. I think in many ways I lost it last year.  At the moment I'm really seeing the difference between caution and loss of hope.  They can be so easily paired up, but really hope is so important that its not worth the gains of caution.  When things are...
    badbinary badbinary 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    I feel like it's about to happen again. It's not even month #3. Seems like I only see him 1-2 a week outside of work. Yea we work together, but it's different outside of work. At...
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    I can't seem to get any romantic relationship started at all, but after seeing how my friends are effected by break-ups, I'm not sure having the repeated pain of 'the one that got...
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    Happened just recently............,.
    camillee camillee 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I am I and you are you whatever we are to each other our hearts know. I speak to your heart ,every moment I crave for your touch. Knowing Impossible cant be made possible still why...
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    I don't know what to do. I can't persuade him of anything. He has to figure it out on his own. I just hope the happiness and love I brought into this relationship is enough for him...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Mixed Messages I offer her a glass of water, I tell her that she needs it, she tells me I must be blind, that her heart's breaking but I can't see it... She was just at the bar...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Maybe I'm crazy, maybe I'm young and stupid. So I'm not going to call what we had more than dating. But I've never had such strong feelings for someone... It wasn't to long ago...
    ashuriiNikooru ashuriiNikooru 18-21, F Sep 25

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    Do you remember the day? I do, and remember it well. It was the night before your surgery, April 12, 2014. We stayed up all night not wanting to say good night, or good bye...
    Spicedpecan0617 Spicedpecan0617 61-65, F Oct 6

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    Our hearts and lives Hath tossed and turned, 'Pon waves of seas Each other seen. But... To see is to be, And seen is been; So lived lives of The other; we ween. A great swell...
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    I love you, God I love you, life I love you, future husband This is your future wife I love you, sun I love you, rain I love you, blue skies I love you, hurricane I love you...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Oct 7

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    I must say that abortion is not black and white. It is not always wrong or always right. Just like many things in this world, it depends on the situation. Here however, I want to...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    There is a fact in life that we keep doing what will reward us, so the key to building a great prayer life is to pray until you get answered ..think of how doubt can become deeply...
    simsym simsym 22-25 1 Response Oct 4

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    We were written in the stars, my love, all that separated us, was time, the time it took to read the map which was placed within our hearts, to find our way back to one another...
    afoolishheart afoolishheart 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    This was inspired by a posting by my friend Sarahbellas on the subject of our dichotomies. We all contain many contradictions - finding them and then finding a way to live with...
    yulico yulico 70+, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not quite sure when it started but a sound of a beating heart is something that turns me on but also relaxes me. I just love laying on ones chest listening to this lovely sound...
    Arna78 Arna78 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    Letting go is the hardest thing to do and goodbye is the most difficult word to say when my heart wants me to stay still with you...i will forever be loving you
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    I feel helpless. It really is out of my control. I don't know if there's anything else that I can do. I'm frustrated because I had just typed out a long paragraph and it got erased...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Right now, I need to focus on mending my insecurities and problems. Here are some quotes that I can relate to. I'll come back and read these every time I feel like breaking down...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 10

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    I want mend broken heart I wish you'd get out of my heart Quit leaving pictures of us there. Quit painting yourself in the red dress we danced in and then threw away by our...
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    Connect - There’s a thousand miles between us As I feel your breath on my skin There are so many things I want to say But I don’t know how to begin I want to connect...
    Mirrored1 Mirrored1 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    The struggle within of right and wrong. Logic telling you to run, yet the heart is begging and pulling you to stay and never let go. The emotions so strong that it is a constant...
    ThoughtFulMoments ThoughtFulMoments 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    I can't do it anymore. I wanted to be strong. I don't want to guilt him. I didn't guilt him last time. He came back on his own. I only left him two messages, neither pressuring nor...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 3

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    So, I joined a popular dating site & somehow found this girl whom I've been speaking of in my previous experiences on there. My excitement got the best of me. I wanted to contact...
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    Today is our 2nd anniversary. When we first met, I never dared to dream the beautiful girl shaking my hand would one day become my wife, let alone that love of a lifetime I kept...
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    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Oct 16

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    "Dear soulmate, my heart has an expiry date and it's about to go bad. Get here soon before it does. Sincerely, Me"
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    Almost a year ago, the love of my life left me for another man, whom she had a child with. We were together for almost 12 years and besides our kids, I've never loved another human...
    midwesterndad74 midwesterndad74 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I just came across this online and want to share. It's called 17 truly beautiful reasons you should never give up on love. I think it's a great read and worthy of re-posting. # 5...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 8 Responses Sep 29

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    And my man supplies me with romantic gestures every day. From waking me with a kiss and my coffee. to... Buying me some very warm coveralls to keep me warm. to... Giving me cards...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Love and Romance are two things a husband and lover should have in perpetuity for their spouse or partner. Each day thoughts of how I can make my princess feel loved and special...
    Wilddesires Wilddesires 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    From my picture, I'm sure you can tell that I'm not the most handsome. I'm not saying I'm hideous but I'm not attracting the ladies either. So when you read, keep that in mind...
    jpiper5 jpiper5 26-30, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    Where hope grows, miracles blossom. Unknown
    jrice356 jrice356 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    santees santees 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    hearts hearts hearts!! i just love em!
    ishansaha24 ishansaha24 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    A few weeks back I was given a different shift at work than the norm because someone went on vacation & that spot needed to be filled. The only other person who could fill it...
    Isa44 Isa44 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    Existentialists like Sartre seemed to regard freedom as being some kind of terrible burden, a Pandora's Box that released all sorts of evils - responsibility, guilt, uncertainty...
    PhiliaSophia PhiliaSophia 18-21, M Sep 28

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    It began 18 months ago with an extremely beautiful young coworker and some prolonged eye contact. She’d watch me from the corner of her eye, become shy when I enter the room, and...
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 30

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    It's time to let go ... I love this article gives me some hope !! When I was about 18, I met a girl who changed my life. She opened my eyes to a part of the world – a part of...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Feeling nostalgic tonight so I'd like to share a true romance story with you from long ago ... She literally took my breath away when I first saw her pass by me in the department...
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 9

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