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I Stand Up For What I Believe In

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 284 People

    A Story That Has Always Stayed With Me

    This is a true story of courage which I think is amazing whether you are religious or not. In a country that did not have religious freedom there was a group that met secretly to worship. It was a small group of people that met at a friend's house. One day in the middle of...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2010

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    Prop 8 - Difference Of Oppinion

    I do fight for what I believe in at all costs. Probably the most recent example was when I discovered that my parents and I had different views on Prop 8. We were watching the news which was covering the topic. So I brought it up as a discussion, it didn...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2010

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    No Matter What Others Say About It

    I am a Wiccan....I have been picked on a lot for this....but this is what I believe in and so I act as if I'm deaf to them....
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX 18-21, F Dec 26, 2010

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    I am confident and I rest in my decisions!

    I believe in hard work and integrity.  Honesty and loyalty!  Love and Harmony! I know, who I am and where I stand. I respect anyone and I don´t judge anyone. I love myself and my family. I am here to stay! Get used to it, because I am here to stay! I am going nowhere! Deal...
    FaroesePearl FaroesePearl 26-30, F Mar 8, 2012

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    I Always Have, And I Always Will.

    One quality I've always had is standing up for what I believe in. If you don't have the commitment and determination to stand up for what you believe in, what's the point of believing in it in the first place? I'm not the type to make exceptions or change my beliefs because...
    KatLeroux KatLeroux 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    Hope For Tomorrow

    Well .. Is not easy to grow up alone. .. Ever year gone from our life make u wonder .... I know life not easy. .. And been gay is not make things.. Better. But. Ia m gay and that who i am. Yet most of men in gay world.. Not really help each other. . Most of them shallow...
    Feb 3, 2013

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    Back To Core Values

    Yeah, I know...people get tired of hearing me say "Honor, Courage, and Commitment. But...that is who I am, and how I live. I have certain things I believe are right. And I believe you do the right thing...just because it's right. I don't base my position on 'what's in it...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    It Only Takes One

    I believe that you should be yourself. Don't try to be like this person or the next I believe that being yourself will ultimately resort in something beautiful and magical
    cubanqueen cubanqueen 36-40, F Apr 29, 2013

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    I'll voice my opinion freely.

    Disagree with what you want. But don't you dare trash my ideals because they are different from yours.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 27, 2014

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    Mitt Romney Argues His 14% Tax Rate Is Fair

    This what Mittens said today when asked if he thinks that him paying 14% tax and those making $75.000 pays from 28 to 30%. Oh its fair, he claims that cooperate pays a tax of 35% which is bigus thats why he pays less. Last I knew, even owners of business pays a tax yet we pay...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M Sep 24, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    So I'm in a bit of a dilemma . My sister / roommate has a friend staying with us for what was suppose to a couple of days is now becoming weeks .He is staying in our guest room and...
    ev23 ev23 31-35, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Hello! First off I live in the Bronx, New York. In high school I had no problem making friends, during college everyone was busy and it was hard for me to make friends. I'm 22 and...
    jax2813 jax2813 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Everything always ends well. If not – it's probably not the end.
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    If I ever have a baby girl, I'm going to name her Zelda. Although I am a huge fan of The Legend of Zelda, and it is from this series that I first discovered this name, by naming my...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    If people would just accept Jesus as their personal savior and a provider of all that they need,surely they will have a better life. I believe when you accept Jesus in your life...
    annieIn21 annieIn21 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Stand up for something, even if it means standing alone. Often times, the one who flys solo has the strongest wings.... -u
    xLastDancex xLastDancex 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    .....i only use this tactic when dealing with street thugs or the 5-0. otherwise, if you are a "true" friend you don't have to give me anything and I'd be more than happy to give...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It sounds fair to me. I will give you what you want. Just name it.
    RebellioustoanEnd RebellioustoanEnd 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    the basic tools in any healthy friendship is cease of judgment
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I was standing for an hour chained and gagged completely nude. I had been kidnapped and tied at a free public sim where people put slaves for free sx on SL. I saw lots of other...
    BlondeSweetheart BlondeSweetheart 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Actually, it was not a stand, it was a lay. I mean, if one night stand means standing up, this in fact was laying down. We decided to expand our horizons and went to a club that...
    fredanddaisy fredanddaisy 66-70, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I refuse to become someone I'm not. I shall not be a puppet to someone else. I am who I say I am, not who someone else says. I am a Salmon, not the river. Never forget it.
    AmaterasuNoOkami AmaterasuNoOkami 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I came on here today to write stuff. Like poetry with how I'm feeling. To just vent because I've been feeling like crap.. So I log on here, and truly forget what the hell I wanted...
    yeahtimesahundred yeahtimesahundred 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted.
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't understand some people why they are so judgmental all they see is fault in others why can't people except each other for what they are when I used to be married my wife...
    Vickinlondon Vickinlondon 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 26

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    Is it weird to have seen an alien but still not believe in them. It happened to me about three years ago one night. I had waken up for some reason and when I opened my eyes, I saw...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 25

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    Every relationship I've been in has been toxic and unhealthy and I think I've finally figured out why... I am not picky enough. Before you get all crazy on me, hear me out. In the...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I could just join this group and let the titular confession stand for itself, but this is an aspect of my personality that has been bothering me a lot lately so I figure I might as...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I've always studied and worked very hard, but to what avail. 50 in March and yes, house, Range Rover, BMW, secure totally, but what is it all for, without J and children. Gosh I...
    NottsProfGent NottsProfGent 46-50, M Aug 24

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    Seem like I have been down in the spiritual battle field too long I don't know why or if it was a made up but for the most part everyone is ok now,but after 25years I am alone and...
    magicrabbit magicrabbit 51-55 1 Response Aug 23

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    My experiences at ASB the Alabama school for the blind, will be recorded here. My first years My first memory of ASB was a bus. Frn that bus, I came to the school that would...
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M Aug 23

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    I have fought for love and I won happily so was him. :')
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Always been the one to fight for the other person, knowing you're not good enough for them sucks.
    CazzaDai CazzaDai 13-15, F Aug 22

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    This was the time of my school days new scholastic year, new class, new faces. first of all i would like to tell that no one is bad from the first. the situation make a person bad...
    WeHeardIt WeHeardIt 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    came home from college this summer and earn myself a good spanking , last time i got was a year and a half ago , forgot what it feels like ..
    sarafifi6 sarafifi6 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 21

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    He has my full Support and is my Hero! Edward Snowden is a hero for his bravery and actions against the Infidels and cheater of the USA
    Eddy4444 Eddy4444 41-45, M Aug 21

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    I find I can get the things done that I want much quicker and correctly done the first time if I only rely on myself.
    Sophia117 Sophia117 22-25, F Aug 19

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    One of my favorite authors has this to say regarding intimacy: "... there can be no intimacy—emotional intimacy, spiritual intimacy, physical intimacy—without vulnerability...
    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    2 Corinthians 4:16-18 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 17 For our light and momentary troubles...
    RepentTillSeptember RepentTillSeptember 26-30, M Aug 18

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    More than anything, I'm glad for the holy spirit with me and Jesus' love that he gave everything for us. It really takes some thinking to fully understand, but it has a beautiful...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Not as often as a I should be, it's easy to take advantage of little things we take for granted. Even the fact that you are able to read this and respond!
    ItsSIRtoyou ItsSIRtoyou 41-45, M Aug 18

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