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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 Poems

12
Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
9/12/2013A Mother's GriefFree versedeath
5/24/2012A Partial telling of the Molested ChildI do not know?childhood,confusion,fear,
5/23/2012My PleaLyricdepression,life,song-lyri
9/23/2011LossAlliterationconfusion,
7/14/2011Love UnconditionalRhymeanniversary,devotion,husb
7/14/2010Happy AnniversayFree verseanniversary,devotion,love
6/22/2010Life On Hold.....Rhymelifeday,
12/9/2009Christmas PoemRhymeholiday
11/10/2009Tattered HeartRhymeloss,love,heart,heart,lov
8/11/2009The GiftRhymefaith,hope,life,loveme,li
8/11/2009Sleep DepravationHaikulifelonging,
8/10/2009A New DayCouplethope,peace,uplifting
4/8/2009LIBRAAcrostic 
4/8/2009Eternal TormentRhymeangst,confusionme,
3/25/2009My Little GirlFree versechildhood,daughter,happin
3/24/2009Love MeRhymedevotion,husband,loveme,l
2/11/2009AnxietyRhymeangst,confusion,life
1/8/2009Slowing DownRhymechildhood,education,famil
8/13/2008Inspire MeRhymefriendship,hope,husband,l
7/21/2008Call Into The NightRhymeangst,confusion,death,dep
6/15/2008Because You Didn’t Have To BeRhymedevotion,father,love,me,l
5/15/2008PurposeSonnetangst,depression,introspe
3/21/2008Birthday WishesRhymechildhood,daughter,philos
2/20/2008Plea for SanityRhymeangst,confusion,depressio
2/20/200813 YearsRhymehusband,love,wife,day,lov
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My Photos


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Fav Poems

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To Believe or Not To Believe: The Power of UnbeliefOde inspirational,life,philos
Yes, There Really is MonstersSonnetchildhood,recovery from..
The Island of Unlived DreamsImagismhope,life,sea,
MOLESTEDAcrosticchildhood,recovery from..
BIPOLARAcrosticrecovery from...,sad,
Mental ShoesSonnetlife,recovery from...,sad
Precious Time .I do not know?life,time,
FailureFree versepolitical,social,prayer,
Last SundayLyricangst,introspection,life,
Dry TearsRhymehusband,introspection,los
Thats a sinCoupletconfusion,faith,life,peop
RejectedLyricchildhood
My Pen CollectionCoupletdevotion,faith,hope,life,
InfectedRhymeintrospection,life,sad,
A Date With DestinyRhymelife
The perfect momentLyricfriendship,hope,peace,rom

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