Post

I Value Life and All That It Is

Life is valuable. 132 People

    Finding That One Special Thing

    Lately, I've been listening to a podcast called Zencast, and outside of the antidotes and teaching being intelligent, they are also funny in an ironic sort of way. Finding that I am as much "in the world" as part of its intrinsic composition gives me a certain feeling of...
    VaritySinning VaritySinning 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    We Only Live Once.

    This life is for living and living productively.The downs got us up and we get better.Eventually after many downs we have many ups.As we age gracefully we will experience to share our downs to many who will use them a life's guidelines.Life is so valuable and we are all rich.
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F Sep 11, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    We Only Live Once.

    This life is for living and living productively.The downs got us up and we get better.Eventually after many downs we have many ups.As we age gracefully we will experience to share our downs to many who will use them a life's guidelines.Life is so valuable and we are all rich.
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F Sep 11, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Minute-long Life

    Flying is probably the most coveted ability of humans. What if you're gifted with a pair of wings but would only have minutes or a day to feel the rejuvenating gush of wind on your face? Would you settle for a long term search for happiness or would you dive in to a short bliss...
    hastycrew hastycrew 22-25, F Feb 12, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Mundane Simple Life

    The night before I was to board a plane for my father's funeral, I had dinner at my friend Patricia's house.  Patricia was happily married with 7-yr old twin girls.  Patricia had been diagnosed with cancer in May and have been going through chemotherapy.  She was the one that...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 10 Responses Mar 14, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Everyday

    I do value life everyday. there isn´t a day that goes by when I don´t feel joy or love or get to laugh. I feel radiantly healthy, and I know what it´s like to not have my health so I appreciate that everyday. there is so much beauty in this life. people, music...
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 20, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Precious Life

    Time shows that everything in life is important, not only the big events, but small love gestures or simple moments can mean the world for someone. We should not be always afraid of the uncertainty but we should try to enjoy the real feelings of such moments. Reality is not only...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Nov 3, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    One Night Stand...

    We have people who drink Alcohol and have one night stands not really caring or thinking of the consequences at all, not necessarily because of the Alcohol but usually this is what makes it more easy to do so. I was watching the "Jeremy Kyle" show and saw young people (usually...
    zParaDox zParaDox 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    i am 22 years old and it really feels like there is nothing goo about my life. my job stinks. ive been working at a sub shop making minimum wage since i was 16 and havent really...
    icespine icespine 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yesterday, some of my lifelong "friends" said some very very hurtful things to me. I won't get into the gory details, but it hurt. I learned some things from it though. For...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a senior this year and I still don't know what I want to accomplish with my life. All the stress is overcoming my mind. All my friends have goals and colleges they want to go...
    MasonRaell MasonRaell 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And yet again a perverted man messages me saying he'll pay me $200 for pleasuring him on skype GET A ******* LIFE ALL U PERVERTED BASTARDS JUST LOOK AT WAT IM SAYING
    Botdf1shutup Botdf1shutup 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When life acts like a timeline of the biggest events of your life, when you feel like you're at a crossroads in life, when the clock ticks away the last precious minutes before an...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well my life because I was born and raised in a country said to be "better" than Canada but I dont see how it is I mean Hong Kong has nothing fun in it, people are rude, gross and...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ive made a few major decisions in my life so far. When I was 12 I decided to leave my adoptive home in account of the abuse that I was dealing with. In deciding to go live with my...
    xXUnusualXx xXUnusualXx 16-17, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    These are some of the reasons why I feel the need to die. Abuse. Bullying. Intrusions. Hatred. Scorn. Rejection. Other people focused on my life exclusively and somehow them...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 14 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yet life is good and teaches me everything that I need. I am a terrible pupil, often I resent my lessons often I tell life that it is mean to me, yet it never deserts me, never...
    mickyisback mickyisback 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I truly believe compassion is the most important quality any person can have. I think it is the key to making lives better and changing the world into a more beautiful place. I...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 4 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel so unbelievably capable. But it seems like what I had hoped for and expected, isn't occurring. I always wanted to be a young married couple - enjoy that for awhile and...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I AM THE ALPHA MALE THE ALPHA MALE is the man amongst BOYS! The King of all Kings! The dominate figure in life! THE ALPHA MALE! the most gifted and powerful one in the group. One...
    Sean910 Sean910 31-35, M Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm 23 years old, turning 24 soon and I don't know what I want to do with my life. I don't know what kind of career that I want to pursue. I'm working part-time but I mostly just...
    randomobscurity randomobscurity 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My life has spiralled out of control since leaving foster care when I turned 18. I'll be 20 in a few months. I have a distant relationship with my mom and little sisters because of...
    MistaCanada MistaCanada 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A year after separating from my wife of 14 years and living alone I am ready to restart life again and eager to find my soulmate and partner to build a new life with. I have 4 kids...
    Ready2StartOver Ready2StartOver 41-45, M Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We often go about life forgetting some simple truths that lets us know that our life is important and we need to value it to make it worthwhile. So here is a reminder.. There is...
    valerian777 valerian777 41-45, M Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am against using abortion as birth control. I believe there are certain instances where women should be free to terminate their pregnancies if they choose (unreported rape...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 1 Response Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have some amazing friends in my life... I feel through the years with marriage and children a lot of relationships seem to be pushed aside. I have been making an effort to...
    SunniDaze SunniDaze 46-50, F Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe in fate. I believe in destiny. I believe that I was ment to meet Jess. All of my life I've felt kinda alone. I have friends but they don't really understand and...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Honesty, loyalty, honor, ard work, discipline, hierarchy, these are for me the milestones of Tradition in opposition of moral relativism and hedonism that rule in our society...
    gio36 gio36 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't think anyone else values punctuality. I am consistently punctual and left waiting around like an idiot for 10-30 minutes. I find nothing ruder than lateness. If I go to...
    amandapanda88 amandapanda88 26-30, F Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Friendship is an important thing... I got tested with my friend ship with my best friend, cause he told somebody a secret that happend to me in 2013, and I over reacted... After I...
    MagnusOystryk MagnusOystryk 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I absolutely love old fashioned values. Men dressed just as nicely as women; women were strong but still feminine. When compliments were very flattering "baby, you look gorgeous in...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I value proper grammar and give am respect for those who chose to do it consistently. I admit that I am quite the slacker sometimes. Sometimes, I do not care what my grammar...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like there are so many people that are important to me. People I love so much I would do anything for. These people do not value me the same. I used to consider myself a...
    lifealreadylost lifealreadylost 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life is too ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.
    happygirl100 happygirl100 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The way the whole stage of the world is set, I do not assume to know any other persons mind, any other persons thought, any other persons ideas, dreams, emotional highs and lows...
    redstone1985 redstone1985 26-30 Jul 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In life there are so many people who will come into your life and leave, but those good friends who stay even when you fall out and have a disagreement and you think that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have made some good friends on this site, some that helped me through a very difficult time in my life. Not sure I would have made it through it with out them. Some that have...
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am single, and proud of it! There's nothing that upsets me more than to see people in a relationship to make up for being alone. It's so sad. Why do we put so much pressure on...
    Alliwoo Alliwoo 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There has to be magic in this world, the universe must be taking care of me somehow. Human have so many emotion and status of being, everyone is different, there is always things...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    RECIPE FOR FRIENDSHIP... 1 cup of ..........Encouragement. 3 cups of........Laughter. 2 cups of........Understanding. 1 cup each of..Lifes joys and sorrows. Mix well......Bake in...
    primnproper primnproper 46-50, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "If I love someone I am grateful and her freedom remains intact. It is not given by me. It is her birthright, and my love cannot take it away. How can love take somebody's freedom...
    iJeetu iJeetu 26-30, M Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes it takes sadness to know happiness, noise to appreciate silence, and absence, to value presence. maby once whatever it is is gone then you'll appreciate it better.
    beautiful8307 beautiful8307 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It takes rain to appreciate dry weather ,extreme heat to long for winter or parting from friends to value them.I still regret losing touch with my college friends.I blame myself...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last night I had a sleepover with my friend, she came over to my house and we just watched random movies. At about 12:30a.m I kept dozing off, but my friend was talking to me so I...
    tealstreak2222 tealstreak2222 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel very, very hypocritical posting this because I joined EP when I was fifteen. Of course, EP is a lot different now. When I joined, I wanted to be on EP for venting and as a...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I remember way back when it was all new to you, I was new, you were new to me. The excitement we felt, the giddiness, the not wanting to be apart, the minutes tic by so slowly...
    onelastgdbye onelastgdbye 36-40, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Freedom of Religious Beliefs are finally being put across by the American's Secretary of State, James Kerry. The christians are being suppressed in 2013 in Syrians which had...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 16 hrs ago