I Think The Written Word Is Important

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    Surrounded By Books

    I have worked in a bookstore for a couple years, and I currently work in a library. Both are busy places, and as the printing industry is still in existence, more than ten years after the advent of the personal computer, well, there must be a pretty damn good reason. For one...
    monsterdog81 monsterdog81
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 24, 2010

    Do You Hear Or Do You Do?

    DECIEVE NOT YOURSELVES AND BE HEARERS ONLY BUT DOERS. THAT IS HOW WE SEE IF PPL REALLY BELIEVE. AFTER THEY HEAR WHAT DO THEY DO NEXT? LIVE IT OR PUT IT ON THE SHELF UNTIL IT IS CONVIENIENT FOR THEM TO LIVE IT? WE MUST LIVE IT EVEN WHEN IT IS NOT CONVIENENT FOR US. JESUS DID.THE...
    thelambsink thelambsink
    41-45, M
    Nov 24, 2010

    Something Out Of Nothing

    Some say that magic can be nothing more than an emotional charge channeled into an object. Do I agree with this? I don't know. Some really uncanny things have happened to me in my life though. When I was in high school I started writing in a journal. I don't know why but I liked...
    monsterdog81 monsterdog81
    31-35, M
    Nov 26, 2010

    See The Present

    It is through the written word we get our history, we plot our course through the universe, and the spelling out of dreams and hopes..with the written others are to understand and to feel the emotions and mental feelings of ourselves and able to walk in the footsteps of others to...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53
    56-60, M
    Feb 27, 2012

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    ' It's important to keep your feelings and self worth in different places because when feelings get hurt, it shouldn't change how you view yourself.'
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    Maybe I'm just weird like this, but my word means something so I just expect the same in return. Is that too much to ask of the world? Things happen sometimes, emergencies pop up...
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    Without intimacy there's nothing.
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    Sex is good and it's healthy so I do think it's very important
    LauraBowker LauraBowker
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