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Woman, Libra, Mother, Daughter, Sister, Portuguese, Singer, Writer, Reader, Pepsi Drinker, Texter, Music Lover, Friend, Shopaholic, Picture Taker, God’s Child, Romantic, Brunette, Movie-goer, Meat Eater, Spectator, Day Dreamer, Homebody, People Watcher, Optimist, Sun Lover, Odd Ball, Prayer, Introvert, Finger Crosser, Believer.


Man's Search for Meaning


Blog Posted:9/13/2010 1:41:00 PM
"Our attitude towards what has happened to us in life is the important thing to recognize. Once hopeless, my life is now hope-full, but it did not happen overnight. The last of human freedoms, to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, is to choose one's own way."
 
-Victor Frankl

What does this quote say to you? What does it mean to you? Do you find truth in these words? How does it make you feel?

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  1. Date: 9/14/2010 6:46:00 AM
    You have to enjoy every moment. How you deal with it is up to the individual. This year has been a real test for my family. If I become overly negative, it will affect the possible good things happening. I believe a lot of life's miseries are caused by our tuies to the materialistic. I know I'm guilty. We can choose how we look at our problems and tragedies and make our own lives better or worse by our attitudes toward them. God Bless. Vince

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  1. Date: 9/13/2010 8:37:00 PM
    So much truth in it.. I've always seen of lets rather say experienced that how you react to things in your life will ultimately determine how things will end up, to grow or remain stagnant is also a choice.. Great blog Kirstie :)

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  1. Date: 9/13/2010 6:17:00 PM
    Our perspectives on life can make a tremendous difference in our capacity to feel happy, Kirstie. This is a great quote! I'm going to copy it and hang it over my computer. These are words I want to remember. Love, Carolyn

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  1. Date: 9/13/2010 6:03:00 PM
    I believe Agape(Unconditional Love) is the one and only precept there is to live by Kirstie. And it holds all of life's lessons to be learned. We can get caught up in our delusions of our own minds, at times, Agape can lead the way back into life again. So happy to hear your life is now hope-filled. Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 9/13/2010 3:36:00 PM
    Your attitude in life is everything Kristie ... I always project a positive one and it has gotten me very far in my life... from single parenting four sons to marrying my dream man less than one month ago... words of Victor Frankl are quite powerful and wise... once u face any problem with a positive outlook u automaticcaly win... and turing all your negatives into positives by finding the good in every situation... is even better ... thankxxx for this blog..luv..

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  1. Date: 9/13/2010 2:52:00 PM
    I believe Kirstie, that everything that happens to us in life, happens for a reason, there is a lesson to be learned of self, from each experience, even the death of a loved one, although it may not be clear at the time. Each twist and pitfall in my path in this life has led me to the here and now, and I would not change one thing...because it has made me a writer of life.. Constance

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My Past Blog Posts

 
How do I go on..........
Date Posted: 8/11/2013 8:23:00 AM
My life is in a shit house....
Date Posted: 5/23/2012 4:03:00 PM
Happy Veterans Day
Date Posted: 11/11/2010 7:41:00 AM
Man's Search for Meaning
Date Posted: 9/13/2010 1:41:00 PM
On the issue of taking kids to school on the first day...
Date Posted: 8/30/2010 10:05:00 AM
WAITING..........
Date Posted: 6/22/2010 11:51:00 AM
Que Sera, Sera
Date Posted: 8/11/2009 9:21:00 AM
I'm Back .... Kinda
Date Posted: 12/3/2007 12:48:00 AM
Now I have Pneumonia!!!!!!!
Date Posted: 10/19/2007 6:03:00 PM
Thanks to all my Poetrysoup Friends
Date Posted: 10/1/2007 8:48:00 PM
Believe
Date Posted: 9/18/2007 1:45:00 PM
Update on "First Time Home Buyer"
Date Posted: 8/30/2007 11:03:00 AM
In the mind of a Dreamer!
Date Posted: 7/30/2007 1:27:00 PM
Busy, Busy, Busy
Date Posted: 7/27/2007 4:50:00 PM
Sweet voices calling out
Date Posted: 7/20/2007 9:09:00 AM
Thank you for your comments
Date Posted: 7/13/2007 3:11:00 PM
First Time Home Buyer.
Date Posted: 7/10/2007 2:55:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
9/12/2013 A Mother's Grief Free versedeath
5/24/2012 A Partial telling of the Molested Child I do not know?childhood,confusion,fear,
5/23/2012 My Plea Lyricdepression,life,song-lyri
9/23/2011 Loss Alliterationconfusion,
7/14/2011 Love Unconditional Rhymeanniversary,devotion,husb
7/14/2010 Happy Anniversay Free verseanniversary,devotion,love
6/22/2010 Life On Hold..... Rhymelifeday,
12/9/2009 Christmas Poem Rhymeholiday
11/10/2009 Tattered Heart Rhymeloss,love,heart,heart,lov
8/11/2009 The Gift Rhymefaith,hope,life,loveme,li
8/11/2009 Sleep Depravation Haikulifelonging,
8/10/2009 A New Day Couplethope,peace,uplifting
4/8/2009 LIBRA Acrostic 
4/8/2009 Eternal Torment Rhymeangst,confusionme,
3/25/2009 My Little Girl Free versechildhood,daughter,happin
3/24/2009 Love Me Rhymedevotion,husband,loveme,l
2/11/2009 Anxiety Rhymeangst,confusion,life
1/8/2009 Slowing Down Rhymechildhood,education,famil
8/13/2008 Inspire Me Rhymefriendship,hope,husband,l
7/21/2008 Call Into The Night Rhymeangst,confusion,death,dep
6/15/2008 Because You Didn't Have To Be Rhymedevotion,father,love,me,l
5/15/2008 Purpose Sonnetangst,depression,introspe
3/21/2008 Birthday Wishes Rhymechildhood,daughter,philos
2/20/2008 Plea for Sanity Rhymeangst,confusion,depressio
2/20/2008 13 Years Rhymehusband,love,wife,day,lov
12/12/2007 A Sisters Love Rhymebrother,devotion,family,h
12/3/2007 Turmoil Lyricconfusion,depression,hope
10/16/2007 Loves Embrace Lyriclove,passion,time,me,time
10/13/2007 Is This It Rhymeangst,caregiving,confusio
10/12/2007 Autumn Haikunature,
9/21/2007 Beautiful Shelby Rhymedaughter,happiness,hope,l
9/21/2007 To My Daddy I do not know?childhood,family,father,
9/20/2007 Forever I do not know?devotion,family,friendshi
9/20/2007 Because Of You I do not know?hope,husband,love,heart,h
9/20/2007 Today Coupletfaith,philosophy,
8/30/2007 Overprotective Rhymecaregiving,family,life,mo
8/10/2007 Longing for Peace Rhymeconfusion,depression,life
7/10/2007 SOLDIER Acrosticdevotion,passion,thank yo
7/9/2007 FAMILY Acrosticfamily
7/9/2007 FATHER Acrosticfather
7/3/2007 To My Angel Mother Lyriccaregiving,daughter,famil
6/28/2007 Life's Path Rhymefaith,life,future,me,i lo
6/22/2007 Sweet Emily Rhymedaughter,faith,happiness,
6/20/2007 HOPE Rhymefaith,hope,inspirational,
6/19/2007 Grandma Rhymefamily,happiness,love,lov
6/19/2007 Screaming In Silence Rhymeangst,confusion,death,dev
6/19/2007 Hidden Beauty Rhymelove,peace,uplifting,
6/18/2007 TO JAMES Rhymedevotion,husband,life,lov

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Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
To Believe or Not To Believe: The Power of Unbelief Ode inspirational,life,philos
Yes, There Really is Monsters Sonnetchildhood,recovery from..
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MOLESTED Acrosticchildhood,recovery from..
BIPOLAR Acrosticrecovery from...,sad,
Mental Shoes Sonnetlife,recovery from...,sad
Precious Time . I do not know?life,time,
Failure Free versepolitical,social,prayer,
Last Sunday Lyricangst,introspection,life,
Dry Tears Rhymehusband,introspection,los
Thats a sin Coupletconfusion,faith,life,peop
Rejected Lyricchildhood
My Pen Collection Coupletdevotion,faith,hope,life,
Infected Rhymeintrospection,life,sad,
A Date With Destiny Rhymelife
The perfect moment Lyricfriendship,hope,peace,rom

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