The Years have passed by,
In the blink of an eye,
Moments of sadness,
And joy have flown by.
Meaning of Life Poems
It is the thesis of the great psychoanalyst Viktor Frankl that man can endure any hardship as long as he can find meaning in the experience. Incidentally, as a survivor of Nazi Concentration Camps he was in a position to know. Thankfully, most of us are not tested in such extreme conditions. However, the principle is the same. Human beings cannot live without meaning. Depression is the natural outcome of living a life that is bereft of purpose.
Deep Poems about Life
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What's Important In Life
The Years have passed by,Featured Shared Story
I couldn't have said it any better than Patricia Fleming. This is exactly how I feel. I've gone that route where I would buy things in the hope that I would feel better, however, it never...
It doesn't interest me
what you do for a living.
I want to know
what you ache forFeatured Shared Story
I love this more than words. I think of these words often, especially in times that I feel as though I haven't done much through the years, and I'm sweetly reminded that I HAVE done so much!...
The Fleeting Nature Of Life
So fleeting is this thing called life, we journey toward its end,
experiencing pieces of a puzzle we don't truly comprehend.
The hues of our emotion paint a picture of our past,Featured Shared Story
Wonderful. The colors represent the emotions, indeed.
It's unbranded and unclaimed,
Elusive and in vain.
It ebbs and it flows,
Wishing away as it goes.Featured Shared Story
Crystal, really enjoyed the thoughtfulness of this poem. Gave me much to consider about time. Great job! Brought to mind a silly thought I once had: "Can the hands of a clock grasp the...
Finding Life's Meaning
To learn while still a child
What this life is meant to be.
To know it goes beyond myself,
It's so much more than me.Featured Shared Story
Today I read this poem, and it really touched my heart. It's the way I've tried to live my life. I sincerely hope that others take guidance from these words. I am at the "older end of life."...
Living Life To Its Fullest
Let me live within the moment.
Let me feel all that I can.
Let me cherish life for all it's worth,
With everything I am.Featured Shared Story
Hi Pat! I love this poem and others that you have submitted. You seem to write about life, and I do the same. I like to write from the heart and so do you. They make you stop and think how...
Poem Encouraging Others To Make The Most Of Each Day
If I were to leave this world today, I'd want to be remembered, it's true,
for going that extra mile just to show my love for you.
I'd want for you to be proud of me and know I always tried.
When you hurt, I did, too; your tears I also cried.Featured Shared Story
Beautiful poem. It inspires me a lot with Einstein's words, "Try not to be a success but of value." It goes into my inner core and resonates a deep feeling in me, to live a purposeful life....
Poem About Striving To Be Yourself
Perfection was created
to make us feel imperfect,
but imperfect, of course,
is the perfect thing to be.Featured Shared Story
This is really a wonderful poem. It reflect what most of us strive for. My heart became light as I realized I need to be happy rather than perfect. Thank you.
Learning To Let Go
Together we wrote our stories.
Together we sang our songs.
But now it's all gone.
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For some, childhood may be joyful, filled with pleasant memories. For others, it may be unpleasant. Even among those unpleasant memories, one might find at least a few pleasant memories which...
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