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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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    Nearly everyone has been hurt by the actions or words of another. These wounds can leave you with lasting feelings of anger, bitterness or even vengeance. But if you don't...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Please take a minute to read I am currently captain of a Books For Africa drive. BFA is one of the top world NGOs that promotes literacy. As captain, I have been challenged to...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I know education is important but I'm so glad I had sports in my life because I think it makes you more rounded person. Sports also has a lot to offer. Good friendships, desire...
    tnjjj tnjjj 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I think education is very important.But as educated people ,we are expected to be kind and considerate.But are we so all the time? Then why do we have racist attacks and white...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    Intimacy.... The body language spoke by physical contact. Holding each other in sexual motions. It's what separates lovers from friends. Like a candle burning, so should be the...
    CowboysAndAngels CowboysAndAngels 36-40, F Mar 3

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    Do you ever think of me, when you lie? Lie down in your bed, your bed of lies And I knew better, than to look in your eyes They only pretend, you will be mine And you know how...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!
    tnjjj tnjjj 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    i dont know why im slow ...i.only read one page of my book in four hours :(
    jasminejaki jasminejaki 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    I don't get hooked up with music much.. it didn't feed my soul like it did to most people.. as long as I could relate to it then I'd enjoy it..When i do, most of the time, it will...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    But lately, it's hard seeing manners in other individuals.
    candyblu candyblu 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Being young doesn't mean I don't have manners. Mother has always taught me the importance of it and I respect much of it.
    Kumarie Kumarie 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    What She Really Means At long last... ultimate Guide to what a woman really means when she says something. Pay close attention (there might be a quiz later). You want = You want...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well there are so many things I think, it is scary. Today I just want to talk about one of the angles I think from. I think the word 'sorry' is the most overrated word in the...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Actually I think measurements are important to who we are. We're just focused on the wrong measurements. It's not your waist or your boobs. It doesn't matter how tall you are or...
    Thespistx Thespistx 26-30, M Mar 20

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    Seriously , I am very weird, I think the word fear is not enough to describe my issues, i think the word psycho, weirdo, or freak will be more precise. Now marriage makes me...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 6

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    Do you know I'm almost out of time ..but wanted to tap into this subject..as I were in conversation just a night or two ago..with a friend. Who quipped something like " I didn't...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I wrote this when I was on EP about four years ago. It was a month after my surgery. Found it today...it still applies. My Heart Has No Address My beautiful child, While it's...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Lost in thoughts so vast and fleeting that the words too express them cannot be written fast enough. Once an active member that posted often. Now a quiet observer of little words...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I guess because it doesn't get said or written down. Just a simple word, a big word to be so small that it gets lost in the shuffle of life. I think if it was used more and given...
    Traceavery Traceavery 61-65, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It will never be your looks ... your experience about women... what will attract me to you will be the way you deal with me, the way you talk with me, the way you consider me...I...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    My Secret Sister- As I said before,my mother didn't raise me. Instead I was raised in Hawaii by my Filipino paternal grandmother. Due to her immature party girl attitude my...
    BlackNPinoy BlackNPinoy 26-30, M Mar 11

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    This was written awhile back and I am not sure if the nerd- thigh guy of #6 (0r the others mentioned) are still posting as I have not seen them in awhile, still most of it is still...
    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    The Blacker The Berry by Kendrick Lamar I'm the biggest hypocrite of 2015 When I finish this if you listenin' sure you will agree This plot is bigger than me, it's generational...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Mar 11

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    One time, when I was little...I though about committing sucide so I wrote little letter for everyone in my life telling them why they were important. I still have them. I...
    simsim01191 simsim01191 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    There are people who are 100% sure that God does not exist. There are people who are 100% sure that God DOES exist. I mean 100% sure, on both sides. How is this possible? Free...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    It happened yesterday that while heading towards home after a long day at the beach I lost something that meant a lot to me. It was a binder with two letters inside. Two of the...
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    On August 20, 2003, Jesus said: "Today I speak to you about unity. There is great disunity in the world. This disunity has permeated most modern life, but I speak in a particular...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M 22 hrs ago

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    You only have one life to live. You should travel as much as possible. Eat as many different foods as possible. Meet lots of different people. Have as many different...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M Mar 12

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    The "unforgivable sin" is greatly misunderstood !!! It is often termed blasphemy against the Holy Spirit, but this does not mean cursing or anything having to do with mere words...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Being alone in my thoughts can be down right dangerous. If I feel like I'm being ignored, avoided, unloved, or anything of the sort I'll start to think if there's someone else. Or...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    You remind me of a character in a book which has yet to be written.
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    ...Him. I want to go back to being in denial! Here's some BG info 1st (please don't judge) I am 19, graduated from highschool as an honour student and am currently attending uni...
    Alienatic Alienatic 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    ***this was written with help from my friend*** If you want me to be a good influence on you... SERIOUSLY.... keep your hands out of the front of my pants....
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 20

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    My husband had asked where my choker came from about a week ago. i'm sure he expected me say that my boyfriend gave it to me, but i shocked him by saying "From the store" or i may...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 1 Response 56 mins ago

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    I have several patents and applications under my belt. I have invented and refined multiple industrial processes and I possess incredibly strong problem solving skills. I create...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M Mar 8

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    Family Is Special One good and loving man I've known here has thought me one thing about making ones family important. I've been helping, and always being with them whenever...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    Think That Personality Is More Important Than Good Looks
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    At now, you might probably think why you must keep out the development, it is just one more forex. on this area, the cost of your rights near to the 80-120M to 99, in circumstance...
    masonrychan masonrychan 22-25, M 2 days ago