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My journey from self-centred and depressed to altruistic and happy…

Welcome to my blog. My name is Pete, thanks for stopping by and reading my story. I guarantee there will be something you can learn from my ramblings in these pages where I describe my experience of how my ego has affected my life so far and what I plan to do about it. 187 more words

Altruistic

Common objections to Christianity

With the many conversations I’ve had with people about Jesus, I have found there to be many objections to faith in Christ. There are common threads, though, that pop up in conversation that seem to arise because of hatred, suffering or denial of facts. 1,396 more words

Lost

Hello!
Yes you.
I’m talking to you!
Out there in the real world.
Were you just going to walk right by,
Seven billion people – 61 more words

Poetry

Learning Mandarin is alone hard; let's fail in public instead!

您好!

我叫晗娜,学过普通话8个月——在中国大陆学了一个月。我会说英语,法语和日语(一点点)。因为我要说得汉语说得好,得练习才提高。普通话太难啦啊啊啊

I’ve been learning Mandarin for about 8 months, one of which has been spent in Mainland doing a heck of a lot of studying. 219 more words

Mandarin (Pǔtōnghuà)

tarry a while (ii)

“Society nowadays tells people that their happiness is all that matters but happiness is never found if it costs someone else’s theirs. That is not what happiness is, nor would such a person deserve it, because happiness is forged by the setting aside of self and in doing for others to make them happy first and foremost, so if you have to hurt another human being to “find your happiness,” then you have no clue what the word actually means or what it’s willing to do, and in being so self-centered and entitled, it’s veritably tragic that the only care and concern you have is for yourself.” ― … 491 more words

ETERNAL THOUGHTS

Last Train

I dream of a time to come,
when white horses will pull themselves from the earth
and gallop across the green hills once more.
Carrying riders to an everlasting sunset, 265 more words

Poems

Nesting is real 

So it is a well known fact mothers-to-be really should stay calm. Having already come to quickly understand that feelings of loss and resentment are a natural response to being pregnant…I now have another lesson to rapidly learn- all those little things which have annoyed you about your living situation now become huge! 441 more words

Pregnancy