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Reasons to live

Discussion in 'Positive Feelings and Motivational Messages' started by Innocent Forever, Aug 20, 2017.

  1. Innocent Forever

    Innocent Forever Go as long as you can. And then take another step. Chat Pro SF Supporter

    I'm feeling super negative at the moment, and finding it pretty meaningless, so, I'm starting this thread. Feel free to post here. Remember (this is what I'm doing, you don't need to keep to it) just one reason/thing per post. Be as detailed or unspecific as you like.
     
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  2. Innocent Forever

    Innocent Forever Go as long as you can. And then take another step. Chat Pro SF Supporter

    My 'reason' (it's not exactly a reason, can't think of a better word) number one. It's not my number one in real, but for this it is.
    - The beauty in the world around me. (I'm looking for pictures similar to those I've taken, as the ones I've taken are too large to post. I know that there are way more stunning ones than this, but, I was looking for ones like those I have....)
    The raindrops on petals
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    The sunlight as it pierces through the clouds
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    The light glistening on trees in the morning
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    Swaying grass in the breeze
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    The ocean crashing
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    Clouds moving in the wind
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    torrential downpours, with the drops on the windows
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    The sun as it rises in the morning
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    The water as it trickles or flows down the rocks
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  3. Rebreb

    Rebreb Well-Known Member

    I love that all these reasons are from nature, which won't abandon you, or talk back, or make fun of you, or trick you.... And it won't leave you. It's unpredictable but we expect it to be, so we accept that. It can be violent but it's not at fault. It can be confusing but again, we forgive it. We accept it unconditionally. And it shows us beauty in every single moment. There's always something to be found that's beautiful, even in the middle of a parking lot there may be a few vibrant blades of grass bursting through a crack loving the sun and soaking up delicious rain when it comes.

    And we're nature too. Every piece we are made of is miraculous and beautiful.
     
  4. Anne Charlotte

    Anne Charlotte SF Supporter

    My daughter. And this really hurts. Sometimes I think she is better off without me. And then again she kept me going on...again and again and again....I love her.
     
  5. Rebreb

    Rebreb Well-Known Member

    Of course she's never better off without you. Especially not when you love her like you do. She can't replace you ever with anything.
     
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  6. Freya

    Freya Loves SF Staff Member ADMIN SF Author

    Reasons to live?

    I believe that this is the way the world changes, the way that humanity evolves to be kinder, stronger and better: that ordinary people who endure pain and adversity choose to live, choose to be kind, choose to be strong - it sets a bar. It teaches people. It moves humanity forward. It is the reason that people today have freedoms they did not have fifty, twenty, even ten years ago. I believe that every person that is kind to someone else, that shows love, makes a difference. My reason to live is that I want the world to be better.
     
  7. drnancy

    drnancy Active Member

    My dog
     
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  8. SinisterKid

    SinisterKid We either find a way, or make one. SF Supporter

    My Granddaughter.
     
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  9. drnancy

    drnancy Active Member

    My son is my main reason to stick around.
     
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  10. Ash600

    Ash600 SF Creative SF Supporter

    Anne, your daughter will never be better of without you. You're such a kind and caring person, no one will be better off without you in fact.
    Also, I can't mess up the "counting game" without you!
     
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  11. Ash600

    Ash600 SF Creative SF Supporter

    Hope for a better tomorrow
    (you won't know if you're not there)
     
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  12. Anne Charlotte

    Anne Charlotte SF Supporter

    Thank you! And I can give this back to you. You are so kind and caring and I love you for that. And yes, true, it is not only my daughter. I would never ever let you alone with messing up the counting forum. This job needs to be done by both of us!
     
  13. Witty_Sarcasm

    Witty_Sarcasm Eccentric writer, general weirdo, heedless heathen

    My nephew, I can't imagine life without him. He asks about me more than anyone, and I know I can't just give up on life, because that would be giving up on him as well.
     
  14. pooky

    pooky Living with A Beautiful Mind...

    Three words are the reasons I live - "fear of God":).I know I sound nuts but this keeps me on track to live:)
     
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  15. Thauoy

    Thauoy Well-Known Member

    My reason to live is that I am afraid of the Afterlife.
     
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  16. Innocent Forever

    Innocent Forever Go as long as you can. And then take another step. Chat Pro SF Supporter

    @pooky no reason could be nutty.
    Kay, so for today I want to find a quote that defines my reason.
    This one doesn't define it properly, but:
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    I mean it in the way that
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    My explanation on that really is another reason. So will leave it here. I want the world to know it's possible. To prove that it can be done.
     
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  17. Kiwi2016

    Kiwi2016 Forum Pro

    What a wonderful thread @Innocent Forever...reading all the responses gives me such hope for today but also for tomorrow...and the day after that. I guess that is the reason to live as we don't know what good or wonders tomorrow may bring, who we may meet who either we will help or who will help us to see a new perspective on life, or give us a reason to smile or laugh, all of which sounds so trite I know but think it's what keeps me going...
     
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  18. Innocent Forever

    Innocent Forever Go as long as you can. And then take another step. Chat Pro SF Supporter

    Hmm, I'm not yet sure what number 3 is.
    1 - the beauty of the world around me
    2 - to prove others that it's possible.
    3 - to make the world a better place
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    I like these too
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  19. Innocent Forever

    Innocent Forever Go as long as you can. And then take another step. Chat Pro SF Supporter

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  20. Innocent Forever

    Innocent Forever Go as long as you can. And then take another step. Chat Pro SF Supporter

    I'm moving this to - or maybe will do it on both, actually
    https://elizareasonstolive.blogspot.co.uk/ (I wonder if you could go in by typing .com.... I didn't realize it was a .co.uk @Freya you're the technical one here!!! lol, worst is that I make a mess of it)