In the end.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by feather and mountain man, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. feather and mountain man

    feather and mountain man Corn fed Indiana farmgirl

    Jan 17, 2010
    A person asks was it all worth it? Ups and downs, laughs and frustrations, points made and confusion. I guess this is a question that we all ask once in a while.
     
  2. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

    Sep 24, 2010
    Mora MN.
    Hopfully the good out numbers the bad in all our lives [​IMG]
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    F & MM, I'm guessing that I am closer to the end than you [​IMG], and YES it's been/is worth 'it'. The mistakes made and torments/heart breaks suffered I probably would not correct because they have helped me become the person that I am. I'm happy with myself and with my lot in life. I'm a very lucky man.
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Yep. No matter how great or small. Some where, some time, some how, you loved and were loved.
     
  5. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    I guess it all depends on if you made a difference during your time here. Did you affect someone else's~or many people's~ life in a positive way? If so, I would venture to say that it was all worth it to THEM. [​IMG]

    By a show of hands, how many people feel like they know why they are here on Earth? I've always been curious about this....
     
  6. Julie08

    Julie08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2008
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    Quote:Selfish I know but it was worth it to me wouldn't change a thing....... not sure I would base my existence on my impression on others.
     
  7. feather and mountain man

    feather and mountain man Corn fed Indiana farmgirl

    Jan 17, 2010
    I think it is safe to say I have made some really great friends but the are others who probably not so much.
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Beekissed, I think it is man's lot in life to always search for that purpose. At 70 I am still actively searching. For me one thing I do know is that for me people touched/helped and friends made is a part of the 'purpose'. For sure it's not based upon the "impression that I have made on them." It's the impression they have made upon me.
     
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  9. Julie08

    Julie08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2008
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    Quote:LOL what I was trying to say but done much better.
     
  10. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    I wasn't speaking of impressions one makes upon another, I was speaking about how you effect others. Impressions are just that, while effecting their lives is deeper and more based on intent. You can walk into a store with orange hair and make an impression on many people. You can walk into the same store with orange hair and help an old lady take her groceries to her car.

    Did the orange hair affect her or did your actions? Did your actions merely make an impression or did they go a little deeper...maybe she was feeling down, helpless, sick or like nobody cared about her that day and along you came and gave her hope that she is not so alone and maybe someone does care about her. The orange hair? I doubt it could be that much of a pick-me-up.
     
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