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I Want to Make a Difference In My World

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    Be A Light

    In my daily routine I'm fortunate to encounter many strangers. BUT , they are not really strangers to me....because I feel that we are all One. You may not ever know how the smallest kindness from a stranger will lift someone up. Every soul could use a little validation. I buy...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 5 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    iamgod1 iamgod1 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    i have seen nothing but bad things around the

    world ,, sure there are some good people trying as hard as they can to make this world a better place for us and our children , but ,,, they are few let's face it , we all have our selfish side , we want what's best for us ,, but .. in order for us to be happy we need a happy...
    tinathefreak tinathefreak 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    A Botox Party

    I was at a Starbucks last week and there were three woman there having a business meeting. One was the owner and the others managers of a salon. The conversation was of who'd they may let go, how to increase skills and fees, what kind of waxes, hair extension training/equipment...
    daniel13 daniel13 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 19, 2010

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    I want to change the world.

    I want to make a difference. I want to share the love.
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I Founded A Dog Rescue

    It is not easy. It really was not my plan but the need was there. I started small and we are growing. It is a labor for sure. Until we can afford more staff, I am the queen of poop - LOL - cleaning up after been 40 and 100 dogs is nothing to laugh at. I have been doing this...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Aug 31, 2013

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    That's Why...

    ...I do the things I do. I volunteer. I smile a lot. I try to engage others. I'm taking a PR course in college next year. My lifes goal is to be happy, and to make as many other people happy in the process as I can.
    vanillaicecream vanillaicecream 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2009

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    Proximal Atonement

    I had a dream once where it was the year 2000 again, the first thing I realized was that the war had not started. I went to my old friends house, the one I don't know anymore, I rushed there on my bike to meet his dad who has spent his entire life going to University, he's not...
    THENANO13 THENANO13 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    Amazing Myself!

    It's an ugly world out there. Especially for the low income children who barely see their parents, guardians or caretakers because they're off working two...sometimes three jobs to provide a good home with the basic essentials. It's the same story for the abused, the neglected...
    diggersstory diggersstory 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2006

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    I want to finish school

    and work with vets to help them adjust to being home and to make sure they know the programs out there they have available to them. I had to fight to find even the most basic of services when I first came home, no soldier should ever have to go through that.
    Addison87 Addison87 26-30, M Jan 21

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    Random Acts Of Kindness

      "Kind actions clean your history, creating openings for miracles (wonders) reach your life.Perhaps consider making more of these actions with this intention in mind."   Yehuda Berg.Recently, searching about kindness I found in the Internet Random Acts of Kindness Foundation...
    MyNameIsCecilia MyNameIsCecilia 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    I Was Watching This 'without a Trace'...

    And, being that I've always been a pretty do-gooder guy, it got me thinking about how much good a person can do in the world in a life time.  On the show there was this guy that had gone missing who was working at some sort of drug rehab shelter place that had a creche and...
    Mitosis Mitosis 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2008

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    One Click Is All It Takes....

    But read the story first.... Jim and Edie, look like models in a AARP publication. She’s delicate and blond, with wisps of hair framing her clear blue eyes. He’s squared jawed and taciturn.They’re not models, but they are model citizens, doing a necessary job in an unlikely...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 17 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    Make A Difference

    Make a difference,Yes, in my world,Would be great,Only problem is,Wish I wasn't dreaming.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 22, 2012

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    I Want To Make A Difference

    I stand up for my beliefs of equality very much. I am a photographer and use my gift of art to also raise awareness of LGBT equality within my state and county, as well as staying current on important worldwide petitions. I try to do everything I can to better the world around...
    WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn 26-30, F Oct 27, 2011

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    Looking For Women To Share Their Stories Online

    You know when people are talking about experiences, or illnesses, maybe conditions that you thought ´pfff that would never happen to me!´ or even if you didnt think this, you thought it seemed something distant, couldn´t really feel or relate to, till the day it...
    wawa84 wawa84 26-30, F Jul 4, 2010

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    I want to make the world a better place

    for future generations. I want to create a utopia free from crime, poverty, and the reliance on natural resources. I want the soundtrack of that utopia to be "perfect day" by Lou Reed. Mainly because I knew the song before the ps4 commercial.
    Emiliodecker Emiliodecker 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Starting A Revolution

    I really want to make a difference in the world. I feel like the youth all across the globe has been robbed of their future. There is no more security in the world, not for us and not for our children. Societies have gotten so clouded that I am not sure who to believe, and am...
    StuckWithTheVicious StuckWithTheVicious 22-25, F Aug 14, 2012

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    I want to be an awesome teacher

    that changes a student's life, even if it's just one student. I've had many teachers change my life and I want to join their ranks
    Mousetronaut Mousetronaut 16-17, F Mar 17

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    I So Try

    I do what I can... pick up trash from the streets, hold collections, donate time and money, even run around turning off the lights in my guys offices (which makes them crazy). I know these are all little things but if we all do the little things maybe it will make a BIG...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    I Want Lots of Money Just So I Can Give a Lot Away

    I want to help battered womens and childrens abuse centers. I want to give to the hungry and the poor. I want to make a difference in so many lifes. I give whenever and wherever I can, it's who I am, it's inside of me to give and to help others. I just wish God would give me...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 9 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    I think that people need to recognize

    that they are acting as if they're the center of their own universe and it's like a wrecking ball to everything around them. When they take the time to give a little consideration to circumstance or to their surroundings, it does make the world better. Unfortunately most of us...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 Mar 16

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    I Feel Like I Can

    THE ONLY QUESTION IS AM I? I LOVE  BEING A PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER THAN ME (CAUSE IT MAKES ME LOOK SO MUCH SMALLER IN PROPORTION) IT ALSO MAKES ME FEEL LIKE I AM A PART OF SOMETHING LIKE I AM IN ON THE JOKE... BUT ANYWAYS... I DO LOVE THE FEELING THAT I AM MAKING A...
    mmjgg mmjgg 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Through the Use of Children (teaching I Mean)

    I would love to make a difference in my world. Ive decided that teaching little children is my way to make a difference, the way they are taught now will affect who they are when they grow up and if i can make a positive impact on their lives maybe ill help change the world in...
    SuperRobotMonkeyTeam SuperRobotMonkeyTeam 16-17, F 1 Response May 30, 2009

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    I Can Try to But I Have a Whil...

    i can try to but i have a while to do what i want to do.
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2007

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    Doing What I Can..

    My way of making a difference is to listen to people and make them feel better about themselves.  I love to know that someone confides in me something that has been bothering them that they may not be able to tell someone else.  Granted some things are outside my scope...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 7 Responses May 30, 2009

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    Recent Dedication: Homeless

    I do not want to get into a lot of details here, it would take forever. However the past two summers I have spent the my full time serving a homeless shelter in my nearby urban city. Its been a great humbling experience that I may write about sometime.   What I...
    IndependentOne IndependentOne 18-21, M Jul 20, 2009

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    Let'S Think Of A Way To Change The World Together

    I recently created a forum with the purpose of sharing with other people our thoughts about how to change the world. Of course, this forum would also be a place where we could have fun talking with each others and sharing our problems, asking help, talking about stuff, etc. So...
    Iamthemanofmiracles Iamthemanofmiracles 16-17 May 23, 2013

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    The Little Things

    I do try top do little things, like washing at a lower temp and using energy saving lightbulbs, giving money to charities. Recycling, reusing plastic carrier bags - that sort of thing. I would love to do more though.....I just dont know what to do or how to go about it.....
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2007

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    I want to make music.

    I would practice my craft more often but full time school and job take up a lot if my time, but my time will come my voice will be heard
    domnight10 domnight10 22-25, M Mar 17

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    Earth is a cruel place,

    and I'm just passing through to either heaven or hell.
    acekercy acekercy 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Hey Everyone

    I'm trying to respond to everyone's messages ASAP. Please don't think I'm ignoring you....love all my EP friends<3
    Natalie123ariel Natalie123ariel 22-25, F Jun 1, 2012

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    As Much As I Can.

    But the only thing I can do is listen and make people laugh for a while. After all...I am only human..and what can we really do? I try to work on myself at times..but I always end up worrying about others. At least I have found friends that don't let me ignore my own...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 8 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    I have been involved with voluntary work

    and community service for most of my life. I was a hospital visitor, I have worked in a charity shop for Oxfam, I was a Red Cross volunteer for nearly fifteen years and a Street Angel for two years. I have worked to help street kids in Romania and received an award for setting...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Mar 13

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    i Want to Make a Difference...

    i want to make a difference, i just don't think i am capable of it.
    lunarmaria lunarmaria 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2009

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    I am a 16 years old girl.

    I take everything lightly and I'm the most childish of my friend group. I befriend people that are younger most of the time and the friends that are my age makes fun of me. How do I start acting mature? I need to act my age. My friend calls me "HORSE LEG" because I don't know...
    kaybir kaybir 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I do debate but that's not enough.

    I can't wait for college so I can get a law degree and become a politician. I want to be making policies to actually help people, not just act like I am.
    etraw2A368 etraw2A368 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    A Life That Matters

    I'd love to make a difference, and i believe we all have the capability to do so, even for the simplest ways and littlest things. we can always try to help out and be the best we can be. a little change goes a long way:)
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Yes there is no better feeling than being loved. Just hearing the words I love you makes you feel like you are special and warm inside.Whether it's an I love you from your mum...
    frances91 frances91 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yes I want to help people and make sure there is less suffering, poverty and pollution. Also make sure there is a future for this world that my children will one day be able to...
    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I'm searching for like-minded, stable people who have the desire to keep this world from becoming a total shithole, to put it bluntly. I want to start an online community of good...
    rallyforpeace rallyforpeace 22-25 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I think this would be great then every one would see that being fat and jiggly is the way to live. We would all have beds that wheel us around and we would be eating all the time...
    sexychubbygoddess sexychubbygoddess 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    Dear family, friends, and all seven billion people in this world, First off, let me tell you about myself. I am a thirteen year old girl, I have two sisters and one step-sister. My...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F a week ago

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    Why do some people take the smallest things ever so hard. I mean.. Like what's the big deal if I believe in buddah and you beleive in some other god? None. There's no difference...
    Janellesings Janellesings 13-15, F Apr 5

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    Mandrew the clown, that'll be my name. My real name is Andrewso it makes sense. I've just called a few hospitals enquiring about going in and cheering up the children. I know what...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I want a world without critics, a world where i can be myself and not be judged. I also want a world where i have my sober father 24/7. A world where the people i care about on...
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F Apr 12

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    SIF'S GOLDEN HAIR: HOW LOKI WROUGHT MISCHIEF IN ASGARD ALL who dwelt in Asgard, the Æsir and the Asyniur, who were the Gods and the Goddesses, and the Vanir, who were the friends...
    ThorsonOfEarthHammer ThorsonOfEarthHammer 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    came across this wonderful site which meant a lot to me. for anyone want to do good to the world,here is a terrific platform called ADAD-A Deed A Day.it is a vision found to make...
    Kavyashreemr Kavyashreemr 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    okay so let me just say this i'm mental i mean really mental bat sh*t crazy and i'm okay with that what i'm not okay with is why people make out that all mentaly ill people are...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M Apr 7

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    This world is heartless, it grows so cold,Not when you’re young but when you’re old,If you don’t do the things that they say you should,Then you are rejected, is...
    peanutman27 peanutman27 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    "reflections of you" she laughs as the wind takes her hair and makes it dance the rain has just passed and the road is still damp but she walks barefoot on the cool pavement...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Apr 10

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    $$$ makes the world go round. If you have money it doesn't make you happy, but what you can do with it and what you could do for and with others is amazing. Thus I want money!!!
    Danchou Danchou 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11