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I Value Life and All That It Is

Life is valuable. 132 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Having my heart broken was the most wonderful and terrible thing to happen to me. I had been in relationships before I met this girl, but this was completely different. I was such...
    accidentalme accidentalme 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    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 2 days ago

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    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 5 days ago

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    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 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Well, it is easy to feel this way, because "they" keep telling your to just run faster, run harder, run with more of your "passion", and it will all be okay. They tell you not to...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 15 hrs ago

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    I'm almost 30 years old, so I thought my days of horrible friends and unwanted drama were long gone...I was wrong. I started working with a girl "Meg," last year. We started...
    monkeytine monkeytine 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    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 2 days ago

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    I'm glad. That's the first and most important thing I have to say about it all. I remember I was raised with these expectations of how I'd be and I believed them. Maybe I'm wrong...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'd give this life for a new life ..... I often spend alot of time daydreaming about a new life completely void of the reality I've lives for so long I don't think I can honestly...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    i keep trying to tell my mum that i don't know any more. when i was little i always wanted to be a nurse but after being rejected from university 3 times and 3 other ones not even...
    makeitsomeday makeitsomeday 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't hate my life, don't have much to complain about, and always have something to smile about, but from stories I have heard and from my own experiences Life seems to make us...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Am I lucky to be born in raised in Hong Kong as a Canadian? Why do I hate it so much? Why cant I become a professional anthro artist? Why cant I have a life like all the other...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    How I imagined my life to be by the time I was 16 I hoped to be this tall beautiful girl with long hair. I would have amazing grades, great friends, and a wonderful boyfriend. At...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    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

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    Yeah I do value friendships.. But I don't think many of my real life friends see friendships the way I do. I'm the type of friend that's always there for you no matter what, I'm...
    LittleKandi LittleKandi 16-17, F Jun 27

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      Let's call me N, and I am 23. I am writing this because no one is really willing to listen... All my life I feel very miserable... I think I have a compulsive lying...
    HoneyAndToast HoneyAndToast 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    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

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    What a cliche this sounds like, yet another 20 something year old not knowing what to do with life. The thing is, I think this type of struggle I am facing is much more rare in...
    roxykelly roxykelly 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    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 3 Responses a week ago

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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    I have had eczma all my life and lately it is so bad that I don't go out in public because I don't want people to look at me, the only thing that clears it away is prednisone which...
    nikita80501 nikita80501 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    This quote points out the idea that respect isn’t necessarily about the person who is receiving it. It is about our own character, which is reflected by our treatment of...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'm a mess... I have so much not going on, and all of the wrong things are going on, I want things to be good, and right, and cool again, I wanna be able to smile and relax, I want...
    debonaireash debonaireash 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    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

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    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

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    I remember a couple of years ago I was waiting at a bus stop. Then an old man walked up next to me he had gray hair, which was combed over to the side he also had big round glasses...
    chickensoup17 chickensoup17 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I need to know what the truth is about this relationship and figure out why I do what I do. I think thats the most important thing of all. I have to live with myself longer...
    blue963 blue963 46-50, F 4 hrs ago

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Jul 16

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    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 5 days ago

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    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