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I Want to Find My Joy

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    Find My Joy

    Find my joy,What I'm gonna do,Seek,Won't stop lookin',Till it's found,I need to live.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 19, 2012

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    Thinking ...

    I Loved watching the film 'The Bucket List' with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman According to one of the men,  a successful life boils down to just two things 1. The joy you have felt 2. The joy you have given others          
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 25 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    I Thought I Had It

    And then I had to leave Spain. I was all alone, hot and 4000 km from anyone and everyone I know and loved, and I was the happiest I've ever been in my life.  Sitting on the edge of the green Guadalquivir river in the hot Andalucian sunshine.' I hope to find it again...
    bripeace bripeace 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    Focusing On Joy

    Sometimes the rigorous day to day stuff just gets in the way of feeling joyful. And after several days of stress, home life issues, work issues, etc etc, it is easy to get really disconnected. I've noticed that recently I've gotten far from joy. It is disturbing actually. A...
    nukemycorndog nukemycorndog 41-45, M Apr 25, 2013

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    Why Is Happiness So Elusive For Some People?

    Is happiness a means to an end?  Sometimes I feel that in order to be happy, you need to achieve certain goals or milestones.  I haven't achieved much in life.  I've been going to college on and off for about 14 years now, and I still haven't been able to graduate...
    enchanteddreamer enchanteddreamer 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    I am confused. And I don't know why. I am happy in life, I just feel like I am missing something. I get good grades, I'm athletic, and a have great friends and family. I'm not sad I'm just puzzled. I struggle to apply myself in everyday life. I just feel like I am not doing...
    FrettingisRegretting FrettingisRegretting 16-17 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    I remember a time when I never questioned my faith. I can remember how happy I was and how I could always find that silver lining in life knowing he was in control. Anymore...
    olliesali olliesali 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    UNDERSTAND THIS AND YOU WILL UNDERSTAND ME. i´m 24 years old colombian guy, very outgoing, i have good values, i care for my friends and family a great deal and very important for...
    juanelgrande juanelgrande 22-25, M Apr 8

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    Fact I am a pluviophile.... Pluviophile-a lover of rain; someone who finds joy and peace of mind during rainy days.
    4everlost23 4everlost23 22-25, F a week ago

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    What do you know ....... TO those that read my stories over the course of my time here know that I write on many and varied topics . From Erotica to spiritual and...
    Poseybloom Poseybloom 41-45, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    These top world genre favorite songs are not in order on the love chart of where my love is for them. 1. El Viernes Te Olvido Yo by Allison Iraheta [Friday I'll Be Over You by...
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    I am a lone wolf and I want to find a pack. I would prefer a high position because I am a born leader and extremely dominate. I am also very loyal and I would risk everything even...
    witchWerewolfBender witchWerewolfBender 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Too many times I find myself letting anxieties and fears control my thought patterns and actions. Into my 20s I had many factors that led me to believe that life was nothing but...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell
    Greywlf Greywlf 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I love woman in uniforms and would like to find woman who enjoy wearing uniforms
    kevefc kevefc 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    Very hard to come by it seems these days and times. You find one never let them go!
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Everyone makes fun of me for literally everything. My family yells at me and tells me I'm not good enough for anything and they praise my brother. Everyone just walks all over me...
    atlrauhlin atlrauhlin 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    "Somebody To Love" (originally by The Great Society) Jefferson Airplane When the truth is found To be lies And all the joy Within you dies Don't you want somebody to love? Don't...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they...
    abhisham001 abhisham001 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou Peace be unto you. I became Muslim almost three years ago, right after Ramadan in between the two Eids. My...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou Peace be unto you. I became Muslim almost three years ago, right after Ramadan in between the two Eids. My...
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    I like Joyce because She says how it is she don't tip toe around it. I can say she the one who help me find god .
    Robs83 Robs83 26-30, M Mar 25

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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
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    I want to leave him for my freedom and my kiddos freedom. The freedom to have friends, lunch, time with my family, money, a place that I can call my own. He doesn't hold me hostage...
    jennadventurous jennadventurous 36-40, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    This is a difficult subject for me, so lemme talk in a analogy instead... Life for me has been a mellow train ride on a gently sloping railway to hell. I have years to burn 'til...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 Apr 7

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: Some people believe that Muslims do not follow the teachings of Jesus (peace be upon him)Muslims...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: Some people believe that Muslims do not follow the teachings of Jesus (peace be upon him)Muslims...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: Some people believe that Muslims do not follow the teachings of Jesus (peace be upon him)Muslims...
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    I want someone who will love to be be my best friend. Someone I can share conversation with. Someone that likes being around me. I only had one best friend. But she died and now I...
    23Crystal1991 23Crystal1991 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    I know he's cheating again and I've tried so hard to cope and forgive him . But he's at it again and I couldn't leave him we have kids and I cannot financially survive he also...
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    I've had multiple dreams about this guy. We were really close in high school and happened to like each other, but I did not want to ruin our friendship over a relationship together...
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    Many believe memories or physical reminders of the past should be discarded, once they end a relationship or close a chapter in their life. I learned from experience, discarding...
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    Establishment of the realizations noted in Bengali book ‘Dharma O Anubhuti’ 247. 9th July, 1977. Saturday. Early morning dream: I was having a dream...
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    April 10. Using Others to Stop Our Pain. Our happiness is not a present someone else holds in his or her hands. Our well-being is not held by another to be given or withheld at...
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    April 10. Using Others to Stop Our Pain. Our happiness is not a present someone else holds in his or her hands. Our well-being is not held by another to be given or withheld at...
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    There Are Many Great Ways to Connect! I'm hoping with my sharing experiences that I've had over the years that dealt with my acceptance of who I was about. That there would be a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Mar 22

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    April 2. Facing Our Darker Side. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. —Step Four of Al-Anon By the time we get to the Fourth of the Twelve Steps, we are...
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    April 2. Facing Our Darker Side. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. —Step Four of Al-Anon By the time we get to the Fourth of the Twelve Steps, we are...
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    Go me "I ever want to grow up" means that I dot want to lose that thing that kids have. Why do they have? Joy, amazement, questions, wonder, awe, adventure, curiosity. Kids...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Changes in the spiritual body 241 . 29th April, 1977. Friday. Early morning dream: I was living on the top floor of a huge building. Sitting there I was detaching the...
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    I love to help addicted people and their families to live a new life. I am living proof, that someone can change their life around to live a respectable, responsible, happy, joyous...
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    Review for the book Dark Wishing Well By Lucian Wilde. If I had to describe this book in one sentence: Looking upon the Dark Wishing Well is like looking into the vampires' souls...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Apr 10

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    I saw my best friend take suicide in front of me. He was 16 and handsome. Suicide doesn't kill someone, its sadness. Being judged Feeling like you have no one Suicide is being...
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    If I could find a job somewhere where they'd let me dress like a little sissy girl, that would make life perfect!
    BabyMaryanne BabyMaryanne 46-50, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    ❗️ my be trigging ❗️I have self-harmed in about 7-8weeks and I'm finding it harder and harder. I miss that blade going throw my skin and the blood dripping off me. I have...
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