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I Think We Can Learn From Trees

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    Wisdom Of Trees - We should listen to the trees. They have much to say. They sink their roots deep into the ground firmly anchoring their beings with the earth. They grow slowly...
    TDHK TDHK 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2012

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    Can You Hear Them Talking? - When I was young, we lived in the country and I used to go trail riding with the horses.  Sometimes I would just walk the trails...the trees...
    Peregrinita Peregrinita 46-50 5 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    Grow, Bend, Reach - Grow your roots deep and strong and wide.  Be connected to something that nourishes you and keeps you connected to your own personal Source.Bend in the wind...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2012

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    They Still Have Hope.. -  Where I live there is a tree that at some point has been struck by lightening, but it didn't give up, it grew into an amazing tree.  There is also a...
    wildnotfree wildnotfree 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    The Seasons - I love all trees, but, especially the ones that flower flirtatiously in the spring and go bare in the winter. We should pay attention to this cycle. We should show...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 2 Responses May 26, 2011

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    I came to this conclusion that when you kill yourself your hell must be to rebirth into a tree... So you learn to value life itself value the must unimportant and simple things...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I regret my past but i also learn from it, i make many mistakes but i try to do my best to learn to avoid certain situations
    Youknow666 Youknow666 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    My paradox I believe There are no such things As norms,rules or sins In life, we can experience an endless dream without having to face the so called reality to live up to. Life...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F a week ago

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    I think lessons are really learned and understood better when you make a mistake and feel its full consequences. If you get away with bad things you learn nothing. If you feel and...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have very few regrets if any about my life. I don't live with a could of should have attitude. While I'm not exactly proud of some of the things I've done I don't wish I would...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 1 Response Apr 10

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    My friends and family members said I was beautiful and skinny four years ago. Since I have been fat for a long time I almost forget what am I. Today I start go on a diet and...
    fitwealth fitwealth 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    ~child will walk though it and not on it like that becoming perfect by nature.~ She never felt at home,. for some Odd reason she never missed it. every time she traveled she came...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Some days my heart feels heavy in my chest like it's turned to stone. I think of the people iv lost and it feels like my heart cry's with blood. I wonder if I will make it though...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    When I was really young my parents got divorced and my dad left us I dont remember him at all, but I always wanted a father figure and I believe I could benefit from it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 19

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    We may love the wrong person,Cry for the wrong person but one things for sure,mistakes help us find the right person.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Mar 23

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    I guess I should. I made a mistake and she ended it. I will not do it again. I feel bad. :(
    Optimistic18 Optimistic18 26-30, M Mar 26

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    Loveless A flame will fade Just as a flower No matter how bright No matter how white as the mortal butterfly love shall fade . Still 22. 4:00am Waiting for the sun
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Been seeing someone for yrs now. But broke my heart extremely hard. Made me lost all I had.
    softly75 softly75 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    someone help me hahaha like pretty please
    codydobb codydobb 13-15, F Apr 3

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    Honestly, I think the most learning I could get right now would not come from any kind of book, nor any school or teacher. I've had more than enough advice on how I *should* live...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was born two days before my zodiac ends, I am a Gemini. Gemini fits me very well, Gemini is twins and I am also a twin. I think I am very adaptable. I am very open minded and...
    ibtwiny619 ibtwiny619 22-25, F Mar 27

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    When I opened myself to learn hypnosis I experienced several things on my journey. I'm not sure if its a combined learning from other changes in my life that were happening at the...
    lightshinesbright lightshinesbright 41-45, F Mar 28

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    I thought of you today. I think of you most days. I miss you. I'm sorry things are all messy right now. I'm sorry you feel the way you do about it all. I wish you could see my...
    CaliLove87 CaliLove87 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I am a tom boy kinda girl.. but so what!! i love myself now n don't care what others think of me.. i love to try out new things ...so what if others don't like it. i love to deal...
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    As I've mentioned earlier in some experiences, my 'work experience' in a kindergarten just ended. It was very sudden and I was very sad at first. Since I stopped i've felt that...
    Suwalski9 Suwalski9 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    It is a way that keep me never have much of rest in my day as it is hard to stay happy always or even calm whole day...when most of your life was so worried if you can have the...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Memories… There are moments in life u never forget Some make u glad and others u want to forget The happy ones make u realise your special ones And others give u a lesson to...
    nitbak nitbak 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Oh, when people accuse you of "changing" as though you have done something wrong. Ask yourself why they feel the need to point it out? To help you? Or to serve themselves? Will you...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    A few things I've learned from watching 24 on Netflix. 1: If Jack Bauer says something like " I'll protect you, you have my words. " You need to run the other direction screaming...
    crazywhovian73 crazywhovian73 36-40, M Mar 24

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    My past hasn't been all that great. After all, that is how we learn. We make mistakes, we learn from them. If you don't make any mistakes, you're not trying anything, and you're...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm fluent in English, but my first language is Swedish since I was born and raised there till I was 9. I'm starting high school after the summer, so I can finally start taking a...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    My father left before I was born and had a mother that didnt give 2 *****. But I like it better that way. I was able to be my own father figure and learn from my own mistakes and...
    XxSaintsEyesxX XxSaintsEyesxX 16-17, M Mar 29

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    So lately, i was thinking to learn how to cook, since i want to reduce the amount of money i am spending on restaurants, fast-food, etc. (plus i heard that girls like men who cook...
    Oti91 Oti91 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Learn from one another.......
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 6

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    We walk through life expecting tomorrow to be like today. Something happens and your reality is unfamiliar. Accident, illness, heartache, it could be any or all of these things...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I love getting to know and learning from people who are different from me. So message me everyone :)
    Aly1607 Aly1607 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've made a lot of mistakes, and I won't ever be able to forget them, but I have learned from them and won't make them again
    ash5698 ash5698 13-15, M Mar 21

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    Please don't bore me! Think, ask, learn .. It's very sexy :)
    AlphaChick AlphaChick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I had a bad repetitive strain injury as a result of being a guitarist studying music at university. It forced me to quit school in my final year. To complicate things, I also lost...
    AJWalton AJWalton 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I attribute this to being an introvert. During class, showering, while with friends, doing homework (thinking not related to homework!), even as I'm talking, I'm always thinking...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    During March Break I took two of my children and three of their friends on an outdoor adventure. The kids were chatting and joking with each other, as we were hiking through the...
    Unjusted Unjusted 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    The Birds and the Bees... During March Break I took two of my children and three of their friends on an outdoor adventure. The kids were chatting and joking with each other, as we...
    Unjusted Unjusted 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    People have definitely forgotten what love is. Either that or people just haven't figured it out yet even after all these years. Love is not killing, love is not giving up on a...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F Apr 8

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    He pulls me in with his eyes and funny expressions. I can't help but laugh when he makes ridiculous jokes. When he utters my thoughts out loud, I feel the terror of admiring...
    Jesticles Jesticles 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I suffer from depression, anxiety, and I think I suffer from night terrors :/ I was abused most of my life, I stress a lot, and I selfharm :/ I need to know I'm not alone here?
    cutedarkandcuddly cutedarkandcuddly 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    All Work And No Play - Without any actual online action at all on DA, I pretty much have to resort to go on the forums and not everyone on the forum likes me, some people tend...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 2

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    You can recover from weed quicker than alcohol.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    If one day i wake up with my memory erased, how would I be like & think? Can I choose to install back only certain softwares in my "CPU" ?
    lostguest lostguest 26-30, F Mar 18

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    Ive posted before about my sexless marriage. Now it appears my birthday is going to be a bust!. Weve been pretty cold toward each other since my discussion about the lack of...
    harleyman2169 harleyman2169 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I find that person, who has a particular vibration, an air of innocence, who in face of pleasure responds with a genuine child-like enthusiasm, whose acts of mercy and kindness...
    SinisterSmile SinisterSmile 22-25 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    One of my favorite things about tropical and subtropical places, other than their lovely weather, is that they are home to palm trees. Ever since I was young, I've had a love for...
    greatgig91 greatgig91 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19