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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

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    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

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    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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    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

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    Related Experiences

    I think it is important to write. I am struggling this weekend. It is unfortunate. The opportunities are here. I should be taking advantage of them. We should be taking advantage...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    Touch me, and it’s as though I am pulled from a dream… At times, startling, unexpected, or strange. Other times it’s as waking in a slow sweet joy A moment bathed in...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I do think manners are very important,my parents raised me,to have respect for people,so I do,and am a mom,and my child,has respect for others.Sometimes I meet up,with people that...
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I may not like it but I won't say it isn't important.
    PieBombs PieBombs 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Words often spoken, yet action to rarely reflect those words. Vows taken, yet life's unexpected challenges allowed waivering to neglect that once magical day. To live so closely...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I'm so gutted I couldn't be in London today, to protest for #FreeEducation with my friends. Education is a right and not a privilege. Knowledge is power, and to make higher...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F Nov 19

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    saying thankyou and just being really polite is so nice! and little kids around could pick it up as well and start being polite. be a ro-modle
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
    panita2014 panita2014 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    They really are. Talking from experience when i say that if they are absent in a kids life then that kid will never will fully grow up. Still in the child hood mindset because mine...
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M Nov 26

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    I cut my education at one school cos i became health problems....I was also ignored by co-workers and teased by my boss. I know it is so long ago but i regret it all, even starting...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 Dec 2

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    Do you always know the right thing to say, at the right time?
    Johnnyrotten1 Johnnyrotten1 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I know who I am now, but do you know yourself? Generous and open, I pour-out myself to one who embraces intimacy. Are you willing to share? Is it not a back and forth, give and...
    HisMsAdler HisMsAdler 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    My oldest 22 barely communicates w me and he can be rude. Hub is tired and I have a lot of head pain. I've always felt stupid and left out.
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Real listening and understanding is a fine art. All verbal and written language is inherently limiting. The words that we choose are only a representation of our actual thoughts...
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M Nov 21

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    I think it is important to know who you are talking to. Sometimes it can be confusing when you have many online friends. I am TryingagainII and have been since 2011 - I have used...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't think government is the problem. I think it is important that all aspects of our lives be the best they can be. We have a government. Let's all work to make it the best...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I am always told I take the Bible to literal ,,that it is a good story book written and perverted by men ,,, to some extent I agree ,,but in those pages are prophecies Christ...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Anyone can find out that the cannabinoids of marijuana can cause cancer. Aside from that, I want to blame it for the strange emotional behavior from someone that is in contact with...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Thousands of miles afar, Who thought I would find a shining star, A friend whom I call my cutie pie, has given me happiness so high, And such positivity he emits around, that...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 29

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    Most folks who explore World wide web marketing, for earning money on the web, tends to blow off title tags which, nevertheless uninteresting, features a good deal concerning your...
    Joseph6614vqc3 Joseph6614vqc3 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    Numerous folks who discuss Internet promoting, for building revenue on the net, has a tendency to overlook title tags which, however dreary, provides a good deal to complete with...
    Ja95ml Ja95ml 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    My heart is like a book The layers are like the pages of a novel Each containing words of love and lost Some pages are fragile worn out and torn There's even pages missing...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I want to hear those words. Hear them being spoken to me, not written. I've never heard those words, not in that combination and not with me as the recipient. I think I'd enjoy...
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M Dec 9

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    I find anymore I have little patience with games. I've changed. I've learned quite a lot about the person I've become. I've grown weary living with someone who insists on twisting...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Another thing I find very important that I feel is lacking from all of my previous relationships is I am tired of being told so many promising things by my (in)significant other...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    Quite a few years ago one of the greatest friendships I've ever experienced broke down due to the actions and consequences revolving around this value. This friend of mine and I...
    morea morea 22-25, F Nov 23

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    I was up at dawn this morning, as I often am and I took a moment to watch the sun rising from behind snow covered mountains, turning the snow pink for a moment. I had my music on...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 9 Responses Nov 30

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    All day it's like God this God that like oh my God . I hate that cause it my brain hurt trying to figure out what is even a God and what he would say in situations . Il be like...
    prankqueen prankqueen 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    The sun's been shinin' down on the day and night Gettin' away with murder, livin' a lucky life All good things finally come to an end Hit ya like a train if you try to beat it...
    b1tch2u b1tch2u 70+ a week ago

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    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Its okay im not going to argue about this Just sayin what i belive Bible is not useless history History? nah,it is not useless,otherwize if u dont know your past and from where...
    alicelynn alicelynn 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    The father of my child is not in her life . He actually asked me to get an abortion after I told him I was pregnant . He never paid any child support and he never took any...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    sometimes theres someone who we see as our perfect fit, a mirror, a person who shows you some things thats holding you back. a person that comes into your life to show you...
    ColetteR ColetteR 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    I have something very important to say, especially to you girls. Girls, you come on EP because often times, you suffer from anxiety, depression, bullying, low-self esteem, Family...
    BK203 BK203 18-21 6 Responses Dec 8

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    My six word love story. I admit it shook my equilibrium, leaving me emotionally upset and physically disturbed. But now, I can laugh at it; I learned, and I have grown once again...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    Let us never underestimate the power of a well-written letter...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 23

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    Colorless are the pearls that flow from my eye banks still so many portraits I paint from them. At times watching them when I get lost in the path of darkness.I caress my heart...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Dec 2

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    So I wanted to start writing about my story because I just feel like if there was one person out there who understood what I was going through it would be easier. I can't tell you...
    JaneEbony JaneEbony 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    If you build wealth you deserve to enjoy it. Now, this, at first glance, might seem reasonable. But think of the inverse of it 'those who don't build wealth don't deserve to...
    Dulceperez Dulceperez 26-30 2 days ago

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    It's not only important, it's true. Looks attract, personality gets them to stay. so all you girls who think you're hot ****, yet have a nasty attitude, don't expect your man to...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I firmly believe actions speak louder than words . I have been so tired and down lately and when I ask someone to show me what they say they feel , they can't . They just expect me...
    Tayylorr Tayylorr 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 19

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    Cause if he did he wouldn't have moved to another state.....no word or nothing
    missy5414 missy5414 36-40, F Nov 23