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Family

By JustAPerson on June 21, 2017 / 2,893 views

By JustAPerson on June 21, 2017 / 2,893 views

Twenty young adults sat in a room, each hunched over a desk and writing furiously. I hunch over my paper, but the words won’t come out. Instead, big fat globs fall onto my paper. In a room full of people, I feel desperately alone. Two hours later, I walk out of my senior English final. My teacher is in the hallway. “I didn’t like that first prompt,” I...

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Kindness And A Bowl Of Soup

By Kash+MIke on June 21, 2017 / 2,547 views

By Kash+MIke on June 21, 2017 / 2,547 views

Every time I reread this I am transported back to this particular act of kindness. I cut and paste it from my own blog and thought that this person's kindness just might encourage someone else as it did myself. LOSS… In 2007 my family and I suffered a profound loss. What started out as a seemingly perfect day, quickly descended into what can only be described as a living...

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Where You Grow

By Joseph J. Mazzella on June 20, 2017 / 2,195 views

By Joseph J. Mazzella on June 20, 2017 / 2,195 views

When I was a boy growing up in my Nana’s old house we had 4 huge gardens. Come June my Dad would be working the tiller while my Mom, brothers, and I would be planting the seeds. One garden held enough potatoes to feed us all year round. Others held corn, carrots, cabbages, onions, tomatoes, cantaloupes, and watermelons. There were also so many flowers. My Nana had a special love for them and nurtured...

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To Value It, Invest In It

By Job Lazarus Okello on June 20, 2017 / 2,138 views

By Job Lazarus Okello on June 20, 2017 / 2,138 views

It's a known fact to man that for you to value something, you must invest in it. Therefore, invest in your life that you may value it. You are at school and want to value your education? Invest in it. To value your future, invest in it. For whatever you invest in, you'll treasure and hold in high regards. He who wastes his life hasn't really invested much in it. Those who don't take their...

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Never Give Up: My Dad's Story, From Crack Head To Amazing Father

By Icarus649 on June 19, 2017 / 2,054 views

By Icarus649 on June 19, 2017 / 2,054 views

When my dad was seventeen, his father passed away and being the youngest of four siblings, without a father figure he got into a lot of bad stuff during the seventies and eighties. Eventually he got addicted to crack for over ten years, he then met my mother in Rehab because she was there supporting one of her good friends. Eventually I was born and he changed his life around and got a good job, he...

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Young Man Helping And Older Man Down An Escalator

By Paula Accorsi Picard on June 18, 2017 / 3,458 views

By Paula Accorsi Picard on June 18, 2017 / 3,458 views

A little redemption for the suffering human soul. 😊 The older man was paused at the top of an escalator and a few people started gathering waiting to get on. It was clear he was feeling unsure and this young man offered the simplest kindness: an out-reached arm and a 'can I help you on, sir?' He quietly started to explain to the young man that he had gotten stuck on an escalator once and was a...

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Top 15 Happiness Quotes By Matshona Dhliwayo

By Matshona Dhliwayo on June 17, 2017 / 2,144 views

By Matshona Dhliwayo on June 17, 2017 / 2,144 views

1. A heart full of joy is better than a hand full of coins. 2. Pebbles that bring you joy are better than diamonds that bring you sorrow. 3. Smile if you want to be happy now; love if you want to be happy forever. 4. One who is bitter for one second can only look forward to fifty-nine seconds of bliss. 5. Joy in poverty is better than misery in riches; happiness in...

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It's Taken Me 34 Years, But I'm Finally Living

By Liveloverun on June 15, 2017 / 2,802 views

By Liveloverun on June 15, 2017 / 2,802 views

I've lived my entire life doing what basically everyone expected me to do. I taught in the public school for 10 years, and even though I was exhausted and had a nagging feeling that it wasn't the career path for me, I stayed because people in my life were proud of me for being a teacher and I just didn't want to risk disappointing them. Also 10 years ago, I married a man that deep down I...

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The Difference One Month Can Make

By J Warner on June 13, 2017 / 2,675 views

By J Warner on June 13, 2017 / 2,675 views

From January to May, I led an extremely inactive lifestyle, binging on video games and basically ignoring all aspects of my well being. I was for all intensive purposes addicted to the game I was playing. This addiction nearly ruined me mood wise, I was miserable to be around when I was even able to force myself to go to class or go out and socialize. I wanted to stop, and one day I did, just like...

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A REAL Princess

By Steve White And Matt Birkett on June 12, 2017 / 2,842 views

By Steve White And Matt Birkett on June 12, 2017 / 2,842 views

So at my daughter's birthday dinner a little girl about 3-4 yrs old saw my daughter walk in the restaurant. While we are all just enjoying the moment the little girl runs down to where my daughter was, looks and smiles real big then runs back to her mom and dad. Shortly after, the daughter come back being carried by her dad and her head is buried in his neck. The dad taps my daughter on the...

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My Husband's Sweatshirt

By Casey Carpenter on June 12, 2017 / 2,945 views

By Casey Carpenter on June 12, 2017 / 2,945 views

I went to Kroger tonight wearing one of my husband's sweatshirts. I got in line to check out and the man in front of me asked if the sweatshirt was mine. I said "oh no, it's my husband's." It caught me pretty off guard, to say the least. He then asked if Austin was with me so he could say thank you and I just said "thank you, but unfortunately, he's deployed right...

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A Nice Thing In Line Today

By Genmischief on June 12, 2017 / 1,957 views

By Genmischief on June 12, 2017 / 1,957 views

I had a day off, so I went to Starbucks to get my wife a coffee and take it to her office. I handle their IT (non profit) so I needed to go anyway. So the drive through is literally blocking street traffic it is so backed up, leading me to park next door and waddle my fat but down the street and into the stop. I get in line. A lady in a local business work uniform is in front of me. This...

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BLANK CHEQUE

By Princewill Iliya on June 12, 2017 / 1,380 views

By Princewill Iliya on June 12, 2017 / 1,380 views

PSALM 1:3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the river of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. God said to me my son, I am a generous and just God, I will only issue blank Cheques to does who obey me in Psalm 1:1-2 most especially :2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day...

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Too Much Stuff

By Joseph J. Mazzella on June 09, 2017 / 2,340 views

By Joseph J. Mazzella on June 09, 2017 / 2,340 views

I was driving to the grocery store on a warm morning in May. The trees which had looked like skeletons only two months before were covered in lush, robust, green leaves. Birds were flying to and from their nests to gather food to feed their newborn babies. Butterflies were floating along the roadsides looking for freshly blooming wild flowers. The fields were full of buttercups and dandelions. The sweet scent...

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The Secret To My Recovery

By Nikki Stang on June 08, 2017 / 2,394 views

By Nikki Stang on June 08, 2017 / 2,394 views

In 2011 I was a Physical Education teacher for high risk youth. One day we were playing basketball and I was accidentally headbutted in the mouth. At the moment, I had no idea that my life would change forever. I ended up losing my front tooth and fracturing my jaw. In 2013 I ended up being admitted to the ICU for 5 days because I was exhibiting very unusual behavior. I was delirious, I couldn’t walk on...

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A Fluffy Tale

By Gayathri.M. on June 07, 2017 / 1,830 views

By Gayathri.M. on June 07, 2017 / 1,830 views

It's your best buddy... the one who senses you coming home from about a mile away wagging its tail nineteen to the dozen,ready to lick your face and happily bounce around you, the one who will eventually end up sleeping cosily at your feet and the first person to wake you up, pawing at you and disturbing your perfect dream until you are forced to open your eyes and cuddle it...you guessed it right...its...

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Dear Woman In Line

By Anonymous on June 07, 2017 / 2,114 views

By Anonymous on June 07, 2017 / 2,114 views

I was struggling at the register "insufficient funds" kept popping up on the screen. And my anxiety was kicking in so I kept putting in the wrong pin number. The trainee at the register was getting annoyed and so was her trainer. And you saw my struggles and helped me out by paying what I couldn't with the money I had in my pockets. I thanked you and...

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