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I Think We Can Learn From Trees

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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.  Acknowledge that some forces are bigger than you, and bend with them.  And when the storm passes, stand up straight...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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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 our selves in the Spring time. We should visit our neighbors and smile our broadest smiles and really get "out there...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 3 Responses May 26, 2011

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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 massive spruce, that at some point has been coppiced, it has four trunks, but from a distance you would never know, because it...
    wildnotfree wildnotfree 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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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 and with purpuse through all of the seasons. They bend and sway through all kinds of weather. Many have been here...
    TDHK TDHK 51-55, F 2 Responses 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 surrounding me made me feel safe.  Sometimes I would just stand in the middle of the trail , close my eyes and listen.  You...
    Peregrinita Peregrinita 46-50 5 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    "For me, trees have always been the most

    penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like great, solitary men, like...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 14 Responses Apr 24

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    Ive learned so much about life,

    success, nature, science, creation and much more by opbserving trees. there are so many things to notice about them. ultimately, trees are what tied science and nature and art all together into a package that stands alone, equally representing each of the 3, 100 percent as if...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 25

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    I have learned that I come accros as a person that lost the love of his life judging by the things I write and I don't mind people thinking that. I have lost a person I care a...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M Apr 8

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    I think everyone, even if they seem like a bad person, has some great lesson they have learned and can teach you. :) my old best friend and I had so many fights, but she's taught...
    fawnathewolf fawnathewolf 13-15, F Apr 24

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    Observation: EP is a gravitational orb that attracts unhappy people searching for answers to fill the void. Results: a lot of venting about failed marriages, searches for...
    awakebuthalfasleep awakebuthalfasleep 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    Many things have happened in life. I learned and in a way it shaped me into the person I am so I am grateful for everything that I've experienced both good and bad
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    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    My heart is feeling broken because I'm so angry, so unforgiving and I can't let things go... I knew it was only a matter of time before it began taking over... I want to live in...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Recently, I was in a Liquor store, buying the booze that I would need to make my parents' favorite drinks. I saw a sign that said, "Buying Tobacco for Minors could cost you. It's...
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    energymustmove.worpress.com sharing my wisdom
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    I understand when someone is being sarcastic. Thanking me for staying late when it is you who are working and giving me your extra time by staying late only makes me feeling bad. I...
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    who wants to argue about the colors of sound? :p
    kinkystapler kinkystapler 18-21, F Apr 9

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    Most failures have led me to be better
    cbcs cbcs 31-35, M Apr 10

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    hit me up synesthetes!! im a friendly cali girl looking for platonic synesthetic friends! :)
    kinkystapler kinkystapler 18-21, F Apr 12

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17

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    nobody wants to chat? i promise im nice! :(
    kinkystapler kinkystapler 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love when people show me black and white writing, and say "so the "A" is read on the page???" Haha I guess it's hard to get when you've never experienced it
    youdontdothebudgetterry youdontdothebudgetterry 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Poor me.
    wassup305 wassup305 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    While many believe that when we get angry, we should learn from it. As in what caused it, if there is any weakness in us that needed to be worked upon. But, sometimes we dont need...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    " The marijuana trick " I DO NOT TAKE CREDIT FOR THIS. SIMPLY SHARING THE INFORMATION.And I will raise up for them a plant of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    71. The fact that the first part of my list actually posted even though I accidentally hit the emoticon button & usually I can't hit post after that. 72. My buddy who chatted...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    Okay growing up in a Christian home. Reincarnation was not in my religion. But why did I remember choosing my family. For as long as I remember people have told me I have an old...
    Toasteroven333 Toasteroven333 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    It's been some time now ...I often wondered why it ended so quickly after 15 months together my last love , I gave my heart to her, we had no fights I thought things were working...
    joophomme joophomme 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    Someone once sent me a message saying that every person that comes into your life is there for a reason and that even I come in someone life for a reason. But things can happen...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Feeling under the weather today. Getting a cold maybe. still don't stop me from thinking. My mind is in over drive. My inmate friend is sending me letters flat out. expressing...
    ifollowmyownstar ifollowmyownstar 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I've been told by people who are older than me that i know too much for my age, i love to learn new things every day to improve the quality of my life and others around me. I...
    Otokonoko Otokonoko 16-17, M a week ago

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    I am struggling is what I want to say, but I don't want to use the word struggle ,I'm going to say that , I'm going to change my life. I'm going to run away and start again I owe...
    euphoriastol euphoriastol 18-21, F Apr 8

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    Nothing stays perfect forever. I have learnt that the hard way. Whether it be a family member, a friend, a situation...nothing stays good forever. People change and time moves on...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I do not know whether GOD will even deliver me now from this Satanic bounding with the devil . I am so in need of JESUS and let me share with you a story of my life so you can...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    To me, it had been a nightmare throughout all my life, until I realized of a few things! Normally, being an empath is also followed by being clairsentient, clairaudient...
    eachlone eachlone 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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