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    What a Beautiful Day:chapter 2

    i see these letters and they turn into words and the words turn into descriptions of loss, of pain, remorse, too many for my feeble vocabulary to list here. being an old man i can relate to all of them, but what i want to relate to all of you, that over time it does get better...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 8, 2008

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    Incredible!

      the grandbabies spent saturday nite. i can only thank my higher power for his gifts, his love. my grandson and i are tingling with excitement and anticipation as the release date of the next HULK movie. we are in heaven!! as we catch glimpses of the previews, we WHOA...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 5 Responses May 26, 2008

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    Wow!

    has it been 30 years, unbelievable! my first born turns 30 today, i love him with all my heart. he's basically a good kid, real good, got his mother's good looks thank god , still thinks like a caveman though , much like i did when i was his age, he's still light years ahead of...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 30, 2008

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    The Ability...

    ...to share things i truly enjoy with good friends. (I can't enjoy things on my own as much as i can with others, because their resultant happiness fills me with happiness.)
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Sep 16, 2012

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    Homecoming

    the family pet,of almost ten years, returned home after 6 days missing. the misery of the unknown and loss was gutwrenching and heartbreaking. the lows of life make me appreciate all things even more.
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M Mar 5, 2008

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    Beauty Sleep

    as i grow from my experiences, good or bad, to understand and feel the value of them all is truely beautiful. i took a nap with my wife the other day, a simple thing, but wonderful just the same, holding hands and looking into each others eyes as we could both could feel...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 24, 2008

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    Awestruck

    " he was a lonely ghost uttering a truth that nobody would ever hear.  But so long as he uttered it, in some obscure way the continuity was not broken. It was not by being heard but by staying sane that you carried on the human heritage." George Orwell - 1984 his...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 14, 2008

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    What a Beautiful Day

    while i've been recovering from foot problems i have been able to help out my daughter with her children. they spent the nite, my wife starts work at 6am, they awoke to scrambled eggs, pb&j on toast and milk, helped dress them and whisked the oldest to kindergarten, of course...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 13, 2008

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    Homecoming

    the family pet,of almost ten years, returned home after 6 days missing. the misery of the unknown and loss was gutwrenching and heartbreaking. the lows of life make me appreciate all things even more.
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    I would like to discuss non spanking discipline for kids, I can't spank my kids because they are adopted and have previously suffered a lot of abuse and domestic violence, however...
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    In my experience I find there is a very large gap between "being intimate" and "having intimacy" with a partner. Two strangers can be intimate with each other, share minds and...
    AutheSouls AutheSouls 31-35, M May 18

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    Very inspiring indeed.
    kimchiaddict kimchiaddict 36-40, M 13 hrs ago

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    For Myuran Sukumaran & Andrew ChanExecuted by firing squad 28 April 2015Love fled on the black of scattering wingsThe sky turned red and bled down blueSongs of glory and redemption...
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    I work as GSR. during my breaks I would rather sit in my car and be alone. I think a lot and I connect with my spiritual side a lot. but when I go out there again.. my true self...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 29

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    Would any female like to once again receive the school strap which they received at school regularly in Scotland.
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    It's frustrating how high profile boxers can break every boxing rule. There's too many boxers to name that have absolutely battered people outside of the ring, and battered women...
    Flawlless Flawlless 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    There is a little light that flickers in all of our hearts. Some fan it gently with whispers of hope, while others try to blow out its flame. And in the distinction between those...
    GlitzandGlamber GlitzandGlamber 18-21, F 5 Responses May 4

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    people with virtues such as honesty and respect make long lasting friends ...respect and honesty are the glue which cant be compromised in a relation of any kind..mother ..son...
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    The way I wanted to be perceived was not how I was being perceived. I talked down about myself and often still do, usually when I'm in the presence of people I don't know all that...
    hospitalrooms hospitalrooms 31-35, F May 5

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    Insatiable - Darren Hayes * Look what I found in my memory box...I close my eyes and feel the lyrics...feel the memory that gave meaning to this song ....  the song ends...
    Pand0rasCharm Pand0rasCharm 70+, F May 13

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    I'm so tired of people talking about revision, and getting a 2:1 and getting on to some stupid 'grad scheme' We have studied events that have changed the world, the best...
    C145B C145B 22-25, F May 17

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    I'd rather hear the truth - even if it's not what I wanted to hear. Constructive criticism often highlights foibles that can be worked on!
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    I walk in the jungle Dark and cold To the sound of leaves in every step Startled and anxious I step away I see a firefly, lights on and off All is dark and it's the only light My...
    lkg01 lkg01 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I am a work oriented person. I have no problem sacrificing social life and family for work. I truly love my family but work comes first.
    MPLF93 MPLF93 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My family will always be my greatest treasures in life. I reach and achieve all that I have because of them. No matter what happen I will never turn my back on them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    I still miss my B . I still miss my B. I still miss my B. I still miss my B.
    heavenlyflower123 heavenlyflower123 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This was part of the homeschool curriculum the Duggar parents were teaching their children. 
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Physically AND emotionally healthy. Maybe I read to much here and take it to heart or maybe I'm just too old to care about the snarky reactions. Whatever it is I need to get my...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 11 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Sometimes, I'm afraid my freedom will be taken away from me one day. I value it way too much.
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    frozen333 frozen333 31-35, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    My stepson and my wife moved in with me about two years ago when he was 9. He's now 11 and we have built a good family on strong values, spending time together, and strict...
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    But after in the blue moon, it has occurred that a girl who has become conversing with some foreigner on the net, under no circumstances anticipating him to truly fly there, now...
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    A guy grabbed my butt this morning.. while I was waiting to cross the street. I feel so violated. Sometimes I feel like as smart as I am I have to choose between being intelligent...
    feliciaohorouhurakoriandr feliciaohorouhurakoriandr 22-25, F 9 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Ten - Chapter Twelve it was just a short matter of time before others began to take notice of the increased number of stragglers from the army. The...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 8 hrs ago

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