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I Understand the Soul

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    There Is No Material Soul

    That's right. No immortal soul, no conscious essence of you that has been about before nor will go on after you die. Nothing that could be bottled, stolen, corrupted; sent to a supernatural realm, heaven, h3ll. Your transient and wonderful essence; the flame of your life, the...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 6 Responses Jun 23, 2007

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    You'll Never Understand!!!!!!!!!!!.... You'll Get It Before I Do...

    Ink stains my hands like blood! Symbolic of the words I feel I write more legibly in blood anyway. Maybe you'll hear me better that way Scream black onto your walls I live in the void you funded for me It's beautifully charismatic A cynical prison on holiday Hell doesn't get off...
    MCxxOPREVxxOG MCxxOPREVxxOG 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 18, 2012

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    Evolution Of The Soul

    Pain by itself is merely pain but the experience of pain coupled with the understanding that the pain serves a worthy purpouse is suffering Suffering can be endured becaus there is a reason for it that is worth the effort; what is more worthy of your pain than the evolution of...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    More Depth to What People Know!!!

    Sometimes people hide who they really are to be invited into worlds to which they believe they belong.  Wrong.....People need to accept who they are and go to the worlds they so desire and bring forth to that table a whole new perspective....Yourself.  People don't need...
    LiteralFascination LiteralFascination 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 1, 2007

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    Figment of Imagination

    This morning I read, in the newspaper, a maxim by Democritus saying “Nothing but atoms and empty space exists; everything else is opinion.” Amazed me at the amount of truth it carried. Isn’t everything just a figment of our own imagination. All our emotions...
    zecchini zecchini 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 24, 2007

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    Your Poem

    As a poemIt isn’t a word that gets lost in the windIt is marked on the rocks It lives, it breathes, it cravesJust as a thinker, a dreamer, a beingShouting out that existsAnd although sometimes…It can be thrown in any book From any library, any shelf, any bagBuried under the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Dec 11, 2012

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    Having Kids With Cleft

    Having kids with cleft is tough 2 of my kids were born with it thank god neither had the lip just the roof of their mouth my daughter had a complete hole an my sons   was off a little both had to go through 2 surgeries both also have had to have several sets of tubes in their...
    september926 september926 41-45, F Jun 9, 2012

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    The Soul Wants..

    Love. Acceptance. Stability. Life.
    RachelHueT RachelHueT 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2007

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    A Few Words...

    I was a living out of body experience, a shapeshifter. I tried to block reality by creating a false reality. I then became trapped in the hell that I had created. I could see the heaven just beyond my reach, but I couldn't feel it. I kept telling myself not to give up, I was on...
    SuzyWongx SuzyWongx 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I remember when I was a child, I used to hear that all the time. I would be talking to an adult having a seemingly normal conversation, and then out of nowhere, I would hear those...
    danzlindistress danzlindistress 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am definitely an old soul. But feeling we were born in the wrong time period doesn't say it all about us old souls. Yes ....we always are bucking trends and often run against...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I just don't understand. I do understand that people have their own opinion and I respect and agree that everyone should have the right to their opinion. I think that if you...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I Would be glad if i found a perfect soulmate. Someone WHO understands and loves me for me no matter what. Someone to share My Dreams With.
    monah monah 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Soul mates are people with the mutual understanding that no one else will put up with their sh!t
    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    My soul floats searching in an oasis of emotion that is this world. Searching for the one emotion that will connect it with another forever. I can watch it but I have no control...
    ModernCharm ModernCharm 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Love is the most important thing ever. Understanding begets wisdom. And kindness is good for the soul.
    Flygirl827 Flygirl827 41-45 Jul 4

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    What can I say? I am the LAST person who would have ever believed in meeting someone online. And, although I DID believe in true love, soul mates, and unconditional love, I NEVER...
    midagehippie midagehippie 56-60, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    “People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back...
    lovelifexox lovelifexox 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    CONNECTED SOUL'S Your pure gold, Liquid flow, I'm your mold, Feed my soul, Loves out of control, Flowing through our soul, White gold, Starting to glow, Light as white as...
    colinb1970 colinb1970 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Everything I write is from my mind Read my words and think you see There is much more inside to show Most has been the surface of me Please understand this truth My friendship...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F Jun 28

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    I love listening to Morrissey when I'm sad. he just has lyrics that you can relate to. he understands as a musician how to express himself with lyrics. he battles his sadness with...
    hannahastin hannahastin 13-15, F Jul 4

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    My weeks always start out great Monday through Thursday Im okay but as we get closure to the weekend I cannot help to worry and get scared. My bruises were just going away from...
    kellieowens kellieowens 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    That's why I get along so well with older people. I'm not here to troll for pervs, but I genuinely communicate and just understand older people. Maybe it's the wisdom that I...
    sexxygal sexxygal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I feel like when you are happy you like enjoy the song, but when you are going through tuff situations, or your really depressed you understand the lyrics more.
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I did and he is wonderful, he is such a sweetheart and I met him on here! He is my world and now I understand what true love is.
    loveutoog3 loveutoog3 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    In spite of the fact that thousands of people have experienced what we call a near death experience and most of them have been known to be stable people,people who held highly...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 6 days ago

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    skeleton / unfinished Life is fully a dream At night as well as in day light we all shall dream The world was build for us to dream about why the sky is pink and why the...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I believe we all have one soulmate. I believe that you will "just know" when you have found your soulmate because you will feel it deep inside. A intense connection to that person...
    beautifulsunrise beautifulsunrise 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    At this point, I don't know if it is naive to believe that there is such a thing. I've had fleeting experiences where I felt connected, body and soul. But they weren't lasting...
    pearlygrates pearlygrates 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I used to believe in the idea of a soulmate. But I can't believe a soulmate would hurt you so bad for any reason
    franki1972 franki1972 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    Idk if such a thing even exists, but a scarier thought is if it did. The closest thing I had to a soulmate was killed by a drunk driver along with her friend and my unborn child...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I have deep feelings for this guy since I was 14 years old. I knew him since 6th grade. We grew up in the same neighborhood but we weren't really friends. In eighth grade, I...
    peacefullover peacefullover 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    "You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body." CS Lewis
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F Jul 8

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    In the last few days I have never felt so loved before in my life until it was by this woman who I will call Sarah. I first knew Sarah many years ago as a teenager. We both went to...
    soulmateseeker soulmateseeker 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    Life gets rocky and people do some stupid things. ..hurtful things. We do as well intentionally or not that's how life goes some times. If you love someone and they hurt you...
    topboy1968 topboy1968 41-45 3 Responses Jul 14

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    If people came to accept that all living beings have a soul maybe there would be less cruelty to animals in the world.Sadly religious "teachings' have misguided people for...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    first off please forgive my typing as i only have use of my left hand. In Short: friends think differently and i don't get it. to them i appear emotional and fearful, my life is...
    HorrorFlic HorrorFlic 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    She heard a whisper from my soul And formed, of it a stronger voice. Lent substance, through a willing ear, To all my thread-bare, dog-eared dreams Of which, through her open door...
    dayvee65 dayvee65 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I have almost every CD they made, listening to DMB got me through a very dark period of time in my life, soul soothing music.
    violetsunrise violetsunrise 41-45, F Jun 25

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    "Ripples in the Universe" Clicks from her heels, usher in thunder. Grey skies heralded the radiant broadcast. He watched the mascara of truth Run from looming clouds in her eyes...
    weepingveil weepingveil 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    With all of my foibles, quirks, corny humor, sometimes dark moments...Life is truly beautiful and one day I hope to have a Soul good enough for God Almighty....
    Davido57 Davido57 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    With all of my foibles, quirks, corny humor, sometimes dark moments...Life is truly beautiful and one day I hope to have a Soul good enough for God Almighty....
    Davido57 Davido57 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I must have a troubled soul, as I listen to death rock! But, I'm also into punk and some indie stuff. Then there's techno and techno thrash!
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I love horror b movies my favourite is the 1962 shocker CARNIVAL OF SOULS its set in this town and SALTAIR AMUSEMENT PARK then abandoned its where MARY HENRY sees this ghost called...
    myleeneklass myleeneklass 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm married for 11 years and have 2 beautiful young children. My husband and I have grown apart. after a long career, I became a stay at home mom at least until my youngest is in...
    Llynne12 Llynne12 41-45, F Jul 1

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    I'm married for 11 years and have 2 beautiful young children. My husband and I have grown apart. after a long career, I became a stay at home mom at least until my youngest is in...
    Llynne12 Llynne12 41-45, F Jul 1

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    Well,yes,i found my love,my soulmate right here on EP.. I loved him more than anything.He was my sunrise,my sunset,my love,my dream,everything. Unfortunately,life wasn't fair...
    AMidsummerNightsDream AMidsummerNightsDream 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Writing brings me relief and load off my soul from unnecessary baggage. It clears my mind body and spirit even if it is just for a while. All the experienced pain and joy go onto...
    adventure2003 adventure2003 31-35, F Jul 4