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  • My personal love of rock hounding is paralleled with spiritual lesson and application in this lesson. Rocks do truly cry out the praises of the One who made them.

    The Stones Cry Out

    The Stones Cry Out

    by Tamarajo8

  • I am considering a tiny house in my future. I am trying out a studio apartment. The transition was simple enough as far as the move was concerned, but how valuable is having your own space?

    Living Down:  A Tiny House in the Future?

    Living Down: A Tiny House in the Future?

    by Liam Finnegan2

  • Revisiting past decades boosts our sense of appreciation. The brief reflections will encourage us, as well as those who have passed seventy, to embrace the privilege of future birthdays with joy.

    Becoming Seventy: Looking Back at Past Decades

    Becoming Seventy: Looking Back at Past Decades

    by Dora Weithers54

  • Anger is a normal emotion. It is one of the emotions we bear as being created the image of our Creator. As the Bible tells us, indeed even God himself gets angry! Does that make it right to be angry with God?

    Does God Get Upset If We Are Angry?

    Does God Get Upset If We Are Angry?

    by John Bolt1

  • My name is Margaret, and I want people to call me by my name. People who knew me when I was growing up still call me by a nickname that I have long outgrown.

    Call Me Margaret Because That's My Name

    Call Me Margaret Because That's My Name

    by Margaret Minnicks0

  • Much of the time, people cannot seem to eloquently state logical advice, and instead reach in the bag of horrendous inspirational quotes. This adds nothing to the discussion. Let's explore examples.

    13 Inspirational Quotes and Why They Are Bullshit

    13 Inspirational Quotes and Why They Are Bullshit

    by Luke M. Simmons33

  • Believe it or not, church people can be rude or clueless about church etiquette. Here are some common problems and some resolutions.

    Church Ettiquett 101

    Church Ettiquett 101

    by Lori Colbo25

  • Stereotype and cliché imply that all are the same. That's fine if we're talking about auto parts, but when applied to humanity, the result is a dead society. Oneness is unique people working together.

    Being Unique: The Fight Against Clichéd Humanity

    Being Unique: The Fight Against Clichéd Humanity

    by Chris Mills16

  • I was the top student at junior school and was expected to fly through secondary school without a hitch. But I found my all girls' private school too rigid in its discipline and I started to rebel.

    Does Too Much Discipline at School Make Pupils Rebel?

    Does Too Much Discipline at School Make Pupils Rebel?

    by Karen Evans13

  • Parenting any child is a challenge, but parenting a child with special needs adds many challenges, heartaches, and headaches. There is always a reason to be grateful

    Special Needs Parent

    Special Needs Parent

    by Chris Andrews1

  • These Christmas stockings still remain in honor of the 26 lost in the Sandy Hook tragedy. My son reminded me that many parents had probably already brought holiday gifts for their children. healthylife2 My desire to perform 26 random acts of...

    How Did People React to My 26 Random Acts of Kindness?

    How Did People React to My 26 Random Acts of Kindness?

    by Healthy Life32

  • My personal struggle with trying to hang on to a ridiculously handsome, charming man that has many, many female friends on Facebook, Instagram and in person. The struggle is read, the struggle is riddled with anxiety, and the struggle lives on as I try to hold on to love and our castles in the sky.

    Social Media Is Ruining My Relationship

    Social Media Is Ruining My Relationship

    by Charlotte Doyle3

  • I grew up in a mill town. It was a different time back then. Most people didn’t lock their doors, and didn’t worry at all about their kids playing outside unattended. I share some memories of my childhood growing up near the mill. Also included, my watermelon seed story.

    Growing Up in a Mill Town in a House by the Railroad Tracks

    Growing Up in a Mill Town in a House by the Railroad Tracks

    by rmcrayne1

  • Traditions, as we mostly know, are the stories, beliefs, customs and routines that were passed on to us from older generations. Without a doubt family traditions are important.

    8 Reasons Why Traditions Are Important

    8 Reasons Why Traditions Are Important

    by Christine Garay0

  • Omar's Rubaiyat is one of Alex's poetic and artistic illustrations of the deeper philosophies of mind and body. He delves into the work and gives it his love and praises.

    Omar Khayyam's Rubaiyat

    Omar Khayyam's Rubaiyat

    by Alexander James Guckenberger7

  • My husband died suddenly two months ago. It was so very cold that night and we had just gone to bed. I was snuggled safely beside him, my hand on his chest and his arm around me. Then his breathing changed. I could not wake him. I called to...

    The Things I Learned From My Husband's Death

    The Things I Learned From My Husband's Death

    by womanNshadows66

  • Although poetry is one of the oldest forms of literature and written expression it is also perhaps the least appreciated. In this article, I try to explain how poetry should be read and enjoyed.

    How to Read Poetry and Enjoy It

    How to Read Poetry and Enjoy It

    by John Hansen41

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  • I was a Girl Scout and now I am a Girl Scout Leader to my daughter and many other wonderful girls. Don't be quick to dismiss this fantastic organization, take the time to find out how it can actually benefit your family! This is my experience!

    Girl Scouts Can Be a Positive Choice!

    Girl Scouts Can Be a Positive Choice!

    by Cristina Pawlak0

  • I decided to write about my journey here to hubpages. And then, of course, compile a few short poems to go along with my thoughts.

    A Compilation of Short Poems

    A Compilation of Short Poems

    by Missy Smith22

  • Why do intelligent people drink and drive, and risk DUI/DWI arrest? Do people think they have to be stumbling and slurring their speech to be too impaired to drive?

    Why Are People Ignorant About DWI?

    Why Are People Ignorant About DWI?

    by rmcrayne1

  • Throughout my life, I've received signs from someone or something, a watching presence that is somehow aware of what happens with me and when I need help. Some will say they are mere conincidences. I chose to continue to live a mystical life and believe that "this" is not all there is; it is only one tiny part of something divine.

    Send Me a Sign!

    Send Me a Sign!

    by Sue Pratt15

  • A consideration of what it's like to live without the technology so many have come to depend on. Could we as a people survive and if we did, how would it change us? Do you think you would make it?

    What Would People Do If We No Longer Had Technology?

    What Would People Do If We No Longer Had Technology?

    by Jody Cope10

  • These are just some of the little things that annoy us as humans. Can you relate to any of them?

    100 Pet Peeves

    100 Pet Peeves

    by Erin Bower14

  • People find love in many places--the supermarket, the clubs, dating services, etc. But I found love playing Scrabble on-line from a game called Wordfeud.

    How to Find Love Playing Wordfeud

    How to Find Love Playing Wordfeud

    by Mark Tulin2

  • If I had to choose two words that define the ethos of the hillfolk I met during my brief sojourn in Kandbari, they would be simple and contented. This is the fifth in a series of ten Hubs on a holiday in Kandbari. Beauty abounds in the hills of...

    The Hillfolk of Kandbari-A Photo Essay

    The Hillfolk of Kandbari-A Photo Essay

    by sabu singh56

  • Grandparents become preoccupied with the expectation of a grandchild. Too excited to wait, I began my conversation with my unborn grandson a few weeks early. Here are five promises I made to him.

    Promises to My Unborn Grandson

    Promises to My Unborn Grandson

    by Dora Weithers42

  • Everyday home and public technologies can really be lame. They can make a Hubble telescope but they can't make a hair dryer cord that doesn't curl up in knots.

    Technology Predicaments in Everyday Life

    Technology Predicaments in Everyday Life

    by Lori Colbo29

  • I hadn’t flipped. I just happen to love snails. These creatures are so cute and always mind their own business. And they are always home.

    Showing Pity for the Snail

    Showing Pity for the Snail

    by Kenneth Avery2

  • This is my personal experience with hookup culture on my college campus. I willingly entered hookup culture without knowing the effects or how I would be treated once I entered it. I faced problems trying to leave, not knowing how to leave without socially isolated myself from my peers.

    My Personal Experience With College Hookup Culture

    My Personal Experience With College Hookup Culture

    by Sydney Stapleton6

  • I have always thought polyamory relationships were interesting, even as a kid when I saw them on TV talk shows (yes, there were plenty of those, even in the ‘90s) and in movies. After becoming conscious of my African roots and culture, I started to hear about polyamorous relationships....

    How Did I End Up in a Polyamorous Relationship?

    How Did I End Up in a Polyamorous Relationship?

    by Sharnice3

  • How many maids are enough in a middle class household? Although now rare in the western industrialized world, servants, as used in the olden times, are still a principal part of a family’s home in many countries.

    Housemaids: To Have or Not to Have

    Housemaids: To Have or Not to Have

    by Daniel Mollat0

  • Diagnosed and still fighting cancer, I am dealing with the effects and emotions of my husband's illness. We all need a break and this is a story of my break to get air and think.

    A Break From The Battleground, Walking The Dog

    A Break From The Battleground, Walking The Dog

    by Denise McGill12

  • The death of a child, even an adult child, is always traumatic. It's even more so when that death is a suicide. This is a mother's story of her adopted daughter's life for as long as we knew it.

    Sarah: The Suicide of Our Adult Child

    Sarah: The Suicide of Our Adult Child

    by Barbara Radisavljevic203

  • How do we age gracefully? Youth is more a state of mind than a number and we are as young as we feel. This article helps put the aging process into perspective, giving you the freedom to feel young and vibrant at any age.

    How To Act Your Age

    How To Act Your Age

    by Deborah Demander19

  • This is a story of one person's experience of loosing a baby. Read about how the Japanese hospital dealt with the loss and the emotions involved. If you have experienced a loss or know somebody who has, this article may be helpful in understanding how to heal and live through the long journey ahead.

    What it Was Like to Experience the Loss of My Baby in Japan

    What it Was Like to Experience the Loss of My Baby in Japan

    by Kiyomi Motomura6

  • We can write. But, there are things which hinder us. So we need to know them to correct them. Only then we can enjoy the wonders of writing.

    Wonders of Writing

    Wonders of Writing

    by Jason M Quinapondan19

  • Rochelle Frank’s Hub called Survival in the 1930's is an eye opening account of survival that many people born after 1960 probably cannot imagine -- Unless they were born into the poverty of the poorest Appalachian regions, the most destitute part of a rundown inner city, or a third world country. I have only a few stories to contribute.

    Ghosts Of The Great Depression - 1930s Poverty

    Ghosts Of The Great Depression - 1930s Poverty

    by Patty Inglish MS31

  •         The most inimitable place to be, besides in my husband’s arms, is Harrogate, Tennessee. The rolling hills, clean crisp air, and spaciousness all surpass the city life. The memories and joy I experience when I am there will always...

    Descriptive Essay Example: My Hometown Is Still in My Heart

    Descriptive Essay Example: My Hometown Is Still in My Heart

    by mrscb201062

  • My evening run took me on a trail winding through a maze of fields loaded with kids learning about rules, teamwork, favoritism, and the discomfort of athletic cups.

    One Mom's Reflections of Her Sideline Days

    One Mom's Reflections of Her Sideline Days

    by Debra Roberts15

  • I recently had a rather profound experience that caused me to once again contemplate life and time.

    We Think We Have Time

    We Think We Have Time

    by Shannon Henry36

  • This is my story about why I have gray hair. Actually, it’s the gray hair I asked for, my Aunt Totsie’s gray hair. So you see, I could never dye it. How often do we get exactly what we asked for?

    The Gray Hair I Asked For

    The Gray Hair I Asked For

    by rmcrayne41

  • I think about death and dying all the time. I am not afraid of death. I don't want my friends and family to mourn my death because my soul is ready whenever God calls me home.

    My Views About Death, Dying, and Heaven

    My Views About Death, Dying, and Heaven

    by Margaret Minnicks18

  • This personal essay expolores how reading is a journey of self-discovery. This essay explores the impact texts such as Frankenstein, Metamorphosis, and The Thing Around Your Neck has impacted my reading experiences. It also Franz Kafka, Castano & Kidd, and Romain Rolland's perspectives on reading.

    How Reading is a Journey of Self-Discovery

    How Reading is a Journey of Self-Discovery

    by Simran Singh0

  • This now funny punishment threat of being given to a rag man worked for a time. My mother saw real rag men when she was growing up. They still exist in places & help to recycle old cloth into new.

    Ultimate Old Threat in Being Given to the Rag Man

    Ultimate Old Threat in Being Given to the Rag Man

    by Peggy Woods43

  • Each and every person in this world is afraid of something. And one of the most common is the fear of failure. But to achieve success we need to overcome our fears and be confident in ourselves. With self-confidence comes success.

    Overcoming Fear

    Overcoming Fear

    by Sudhir2

  • I think mice are cute, but I don't want them in my house. Here are some stories of my travails trying to evict them.

    My Adventures Getting Rid of Mice

    My Adventures Getting Rid of Mice

    by Ronald E Franklin13

  • I have survived wearing glasses, contact lenses, LASIK surgery and a cataract operation. I am forever grateful to modern science. technology and the amazing people who made this possible.

    Seeing the World Wearing Glasses

    Seeing the World Wearing Glasses

    by Sally Gulbrandsen38

  • The NICU can be an amazing place. It can also be extremely terrifying. Often times a parent of a baby in the NICU is so overwhelmed with worry for their child, that their own feelings are overlooked. This is my personal journey with the NICU and the feelings I experienced.

    Guilt and the Nicu

    Guilt and the Nicu

    by Cristina Pawlak0

  • Books are slowly being replaced by the electronic reader. But will they become obsolete? Let's explore this question.

    Will Books Become Obsolete?

    Will Books Become Obsolete?

    by Sharon Bellissimo74

  • Throughout my life, I have asked for signs from Spirit. They have always come, often in very peculiar ways, but they have always come. This is the story of a few that were particularly memorable.

    Give Me a Sign

    Give Me a Sign

    by Sue Pratt4

  • Is is weird to meet couples who are obviously not the same age? Ever find yourself considering such a relationship? In this hub I share my story of finding true love with an older man.

    Married Couples with Big Age Differences

    Married Couples with Big Age Differences

    by Willow Mattox24

  • I just want to share how I dealt with a sudden death when it happened to my family. I hope my tips will help others cope better in times of sudden death. It is very hard indeed to deal with sudden death but staying strong and positive helps a lot.

    How I Dealt With Sudden Death

    How I Dealt With Sudden Death

    by Linda Bryen31

  • What does a woman want in a husband? More than looks and finances, she wants to be secure in his love and devotion and she wants to laugh. That's what I think and what I tell about my husband and our relationship.

    My Husband Makes Me Laugh

    My Husband Makes Me Laugh

    by Denise McGill27

  • My Hobbies Life without a hobby is like food without the salt. It is a hobby which makes living interesting. It is a pursuit outside one’s regular work. A hobby gives one joy and pleasure; one does not get tired of it. It is a pastime, relaxation...

    My Hobbies and Interests

    My Hobbies and Interests

    by kukkumolu0

  • How many of you have seen Animal House? That wonderful scene where Kevin Bacon is attempting to join the fraternity and is "willingly" receiving swats to prove his worth? Why do we do the same thing?

    Thank You Sir! May I Have Another?

    Thank You Sir! May I Have Another?

    by Mr Archer6

  • In this article grief and loss receive attention--how it is okay that we process them very individualistically.

    The Day Mother Died

    The Day Mother Died

    by Rodric Anthony8

  • This is a true story about a UFO and alien encounter in the Nevada desert that was related to me many years ago. Only this UFO sighting has a rare distinction from other UFO reports as the visitors explained the meaning of life and death. We all have a purpose for being here.

    Mormon UFO Encounter Near Las Vegas Reveals Secret of Life and Death

    Mormon UFO Encounter Near Las Vegas Reveals Secret of Life and Death

    by Tim Anderson5

  • 9:25 am, March 30th, 2009, my life as I know it turned upside down! With the sudden death of my child my perfectly healthy three year old daughter Savanna who passed away in her sleep. I'm making this article to maybe help others that may find then...

    Sudden death of a child

    Sudden death of a child

    by satewas66

  • Supermarket shopping in modern times can be an extremely frustrating business. Do you ever find yourself mentally and physically drained after a simple visit to the supermarket? This page takes a tongue in cheek look at some of the issues we are likely to encounter on a daily basis at the supermarket.

    Supermarket Shopping: Every Day Problems, Hazards, and Frustrations

    Supermarket Shopping: Every Day Problems, Hazards, and Frustrations

    by Gordon Hamilton16

  • This article highlights the importance of books in our academic and social lives. With the advent of electronic books and internet the superiority of books is being challenged.

    Why Do We Need Books?

    Why Do We Need Books?

    by Fawad ul Hassan6

  • I grew up in a community in Ringgold, Virginia known as the Sonshine Farm. "The Farm" had a lot of notoriety in the Ringgold and Danville area, many people believing it was a cult. While it was not a cult, it was started by a group of Christian...

    In Memory of Patty Jo

    In Memory of Patty Jo

    by cocomoonbeams35

  • We all want to live longer, healthier lives. But how do we face middle age and beyond with grace, dignity and good health. Reflections on Fifty helps you focus on what's truly important and not worry about the little stuff. And it's all little stuff.

    Reflections on Turning Fifty

    Reflections on Turning Fifty

    by Deborah Demander12

  • As many as 1 in every 100 individuals might be asexual in today's day and age and yet no one really knows about us. We live in the shadows. Read one asexual's musings about others, the dating world, and the meaning of it all.

    More Frank Observations from an Acrimonious Asexual

    More Frank Observations from an Acrimonious Asexual

    by Theophanes Avery24

  • My mother, bless her heart, is with The Lord right now and what a time they are having. I am publishing this piece as a gesture of due appreciation to her and her life of service. I just hope that I did her justice.

    Mama, Sitting Bull, and Cathead Biscuits

    Mama, Sitting Bull, and Cathead Biscuits

    by Kenneth Avery5

  • Sad lines are found in novels, poetry and especially music. What's the saddest line YOU'VE ever heard? Or wrote? Join the "sad line challenge" and see if you can write a line that can make me cry!

    Sad Lines

    Sad Lines

    by Lisa Tippette2

  • A broken tree on Mt. Petit Jean, golden droplets of resin could become pure amber in centuries. There's a common myth that artists, writers and people in creative professions suffer from mental illness. Specific famous artists like Van Gogh and...

    Creativity, Isolation and Mental Illness

    Creativity, Isolation and Mental Illness

    by robertsloan220

  • A humorous look at growing up on Long Island in the 1970's, highlighting the role that the Long Island Oak beach Inn played in that process.

    The Long Island Oak Beach Inn

    The Long Island Oak Beach Inn

    by Bill Yovino19

  • If you knew you had only 3 months to live, would it change the way you conducted yourself? These are things I would do if I had limited time and why I would do them.

    3 Months to Live

    3 Months to Live

    by Denise McGill15

  • As soon as we made our way into the tower mall, I immediately felt this strange wave of oppression. From the pit of my stomach came this feeling and it traveled to my heart, and I felt a huge burden, and one that I'd never felt so powerful before.

    A Psychic Premonition of a Fateful Day: 9/11

    A Psychic Premonition of a Fateful Day: 9/11

    by Ziyena Brazos0

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  • There is a current lack of trust between Catholics and the Church leadership. However, the Church has started to take steps in the right direction.

    Is Catholicism Still Worth It?

    Is Catholicism Still Worth It?

    by Andres Danilo Martinez0

  • This article is Part 2 of my story in trying to find my mother's birth parents. My mother passed away in 1999 not long after finding out she was adopted. She never learned the truth prior to her death and I'm closer than I've ever been before.

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 2

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 2

    by Kasey Kolosh1

  • While texting and messaging is a convenient tool to keep in touch, it can often creates daily stress in our lives. Texting allows us more control over talking on the phone and allows us to establish communication boundaries.

    How Texting Affects Our Relationships

    How Texting Affects Our Relationships

    by Debra Roberts23

  • Times have changed. Today's average woman in her seventieth year is still becoming old, although her grandmother at that same age was already very old. We look briefly at some issues in her new world.

    Becoming Seventy: The Age of New Beginnings

    Becoming Seventy: The Age of New Beginnings

    by Dora Weithers72

  • The cringe is just awful when you've just been witness to another lame and gut wrenching attempt of humor. But why do they subject themselves to such humiliation?

    Why and How People Try to Be Funny

    Why and How People Try to Be Funny

    by Brian Newhook2

  • After 15 years of being a devout Christian and having impenetrable faith, I share most of my life story of how I came to lack belief in God.

    Why I'm No Longer Religious

    Why I'm No Longer Religious

    by Sam Wickstrom62

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  • Destiny is all about a predefined directive, while I believe that everything that happens beyond our birth as humans, and that determines the way we are, depends entirely on the choices that we make throughout our lifetimes.

    Is Destiny a Predefined Directive or a Matter of Choice?

    Is Destiny a Predefined Directive or a Matter of Choice?

    by Rineesh Ras5

  • My boyfriend's dog is the most needy, most clingy animal I have ever met in my life. Here's why I generally don't enjoy her presence. P.S. Their names are not really Stumpy and Ears.

    Why I Hate My Boyfriend's Dog

    Why I Hate My Boyfriend's Dog

    by Samantha3

  • I grew up in the late 80's-90's. Perhaps that's why I miss so much about the 90's era. It was a more innocent time, with lots of wholesome TV shows and good music. Sometimes I wish we could go back!

    10 Things I Really Miss About the 90's

    10 Things I Really Miss About the 90's

    by Nicole K6

  • Despite the negative things about winter that people don't like, there are still things about winter that I like and enjoy. I know that winter can be miserable and bleak but I do enjoy the winter time when it comes. I like the whiteness of everything that is covered in snow.

    Something About the Winter That I Like

    Something About the Winter That I Like

    by Linda Bryen45

  • Have you ever wondered what would happen if a zombie outbreak happened? Will we be able to survive it or will the human race be pushed to extinction?

    Zombie Apocalypse Survival

    Zombie Apocalypse Survival

    by Sudhir0

  • When you sympathize with others, the feeling is temporary as the feeling goes once the problem is solved.But empathy means seeing problems from other people's shoes and you share their viewpoint.

    Top reasons why empathy is better than sympathy

    Top reasons why empathy is better than sympathy

    by mathira0

  • A number of entries in an autograph album, 1910-11, follow particular themes, such as Christian and Moral, Friendship and Funny. The album includes illustrations in some entries, a number of signatures and addresses from people living in the Daylesford and Chewton areas of Victoria and also in Melbourne.

    Wise Sayings: An Old Autograph Album

    Wise Sayings: An Old Autograph Album

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan55

  • Memories of the Newbridge Inn which was located North Bellmore, New York. Pizza, beer, airplanes, and bar fights. A personal recollection.

    The Long Island Newbridge Inn

    The Long Island Newbridge Inn

    by Bill Yovino15

  • Words you speak casually, words you think are harmless, may prove just the opposite to the hearer. If you don't think so now, read my story and tell me what you think afterwards.

    The Power of Words

    The Power of Words

    by Leland Johnson6

  • "Oh, I thought we were friends..." Has this thought ever crossed your mind when you were interacting with a friend whom you trusted? Perhaps that friend was unresponsive to what you had said or done or was unexpectedly cold and distant. At any...

    "I Thought We Were Friends"

    "I Thought We Were Friends"

    by Takako Komori4

  • Monsters are real. They don't hide under our beds nor inside our closets. They are always with us wherever we go and whatever we do. Interested? Check out this hub!

    The Monsters Within

    The Monsters Within

    by Maria Megio2

  • A personal piece about how my grandma's influence has contributed to my way of life. Take a look.

    How My Grandmother Raised Me

    How My Grandmother Raised Me

    by AE Williams27

  • My Father passed away recently. I am sad that he is gone, but I am glad that he is out of pain. This is a story about my Dad's life and how I coped with his death.

    When You Lose Someone Close

    When You Lose Someone Close

    by Melanie Casey6

  • Pastors have the authority to do many things as the leaders of community churches. However, there are many things pastors cannot do.

    25 Things Pastors Cannot Do

    25 Things Pastors Cannot Do

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • Buddha said "The trouble is, you think you have time". This is true for pretty much all of us. We put things off believing that there will always be time to do them later, that it is never too late. But one day it will be. What better reason to do the things we have always wanted to do, NOW.

    It's Never Too Late - Until It Is

    It's Never Too Late - Until It Is

    by Stephen Barnes4

  • A hike up St. Mary Peak in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana give me an occasion to consider my own personal struggles and those of the world around me. May we gain hope and courage from one another

    Rebirth: A Reflective Essay

    Rebirth: A Reflective Essay

    by Chris Mills24

  • Some of my favourite childhood memories are of my visits to relatives in Easton, a lively multicultural area in Bristol, England. Banksy's graffiti career began there. Easton was a working class area in my childhood and has some problems today, but it also had and has some very worthy qualities.

    Easton in Bristol, England: History, Life Today, and a Banksy Link

    Easton in Bristol, England: History, Life Today, and a Banksy Link

    by Linda Crampton51

  • This is a look at some of the places and memories in New York City over the years. This article is mostly from personal experience. As with New York City in general some things have changed and some things remain constant.

    Christmas Time in New York City

    Christmas Time in New York City

    by Robert Sacchi12

  • In an interesting manner, I received guidance that my Sadhana should be to see God in all and realize the God within. Though the Sadhana seems esoteric and fantastic, there are practical problems. How can I see God in someone I don't like or someone I detest?

    Seeing God in everyone - A Practical approach

    Seeing God in everyone - A Practical approach

    by Aravind Balasubramanya30

  • This is my second marriage to a wonderful man. This article explains the 12 reasons why I love this man who gives me unconditional love.

    12 Reasons Why I Love My Husband

    12 Reasons Why I Love My Husband

    by Karen Hellier104

  • "I'm not going to fight your battles for you. Get thicker skin!" My former boss said that to me. My crime? I told him that a female in a different department was bullying our department and asked him to speak to her boss about it. He was a...

    HSP: Being Highly Sensitive in a Desensitized World

    HSP: Being Highly Sensitive in a Desensitized World

    by Amy DeMarco24

  • If we live long enough, each of us will experience the heartbreaking loss of someone we love. The sudden void is made all the worse by the knowledge that we will never see that person again. That is, unless they find a way to let us know that they have made it to the other side and are at peace.

    Visitations:  Can Our Lost Loved Ones Make Contact After Death

    Visitations: Can Our Lost Loved Ones Make Contact After Death

    by Cindy Parmiter6

  • I couldn't help but notice. No—really. I couldn't help but notice because it's dark outside, your blinds are wide open, and all the lights in your entire house are on. My eyes are drawn to the light—and thus to you—like a moth to a flame.

    Why Do People Leave Their Curtains Open at Night?

    Why Do People Leave Their Curtains Open at Night?

    by Kate P90

  • If you suffer from a water bottle addiction or obsession, you are not alone. Please join me as I try to beat my addiction and give you tips on overcoming your own water bottle obsession.

    Confessions of a Water Bottle Addict

    Confessions of a Water Bottle Addict

    by Jeannie InABottle22

  • Is God punishing you? If so, why? If not, why are these things happening to you? This article answers those questions and shows you how to change and understand your situation.

    Essay: Why is God Punishing Me?

    Essay: Why is God Punishing Me?

    by Tessa Schlesinger1

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