~Random Thoughts On A Sunday~

Jacksonville, Florida
August 6, 2017 6:34am CST
Good morning everyone. My baby Josiah thought 6:30 would be a lovely time to wake me so here I am...Lol. Other than being up earlier than usual I slept well. Here's my thoughts this morning... I know more about "some" of y'all (through your words/thoughts) than some of your friends do offline. Y'all know more about my situation right now than my own parents do. It's true. I was thinking about the fact that true friends can be made here and have been made here. I was also thinking there are those of you that I will forever have your backs here or anywhere when you need it, and those that have changed my perspective about themselves entirely. It's cool. Someone messaged me the other day and said wow your popular here. I get a good amount of responses but the true friends I have here are much more important to me than the number of responses I get. Anyway, it's God's day. Let us rejoice and be glad in it.
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@marlina (78196)
• Canada
6 Aug 17
I do enjoy reading about you and your family. I just wish that better things would happen to you more often.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
Thank you @marlina Things will get better for us with time. You see, God gives my family the same tests over and over. We at least know we will get through this. I'm grateful it's not a more difficult test, like major health issues.
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@marlina (78196)
• Canada
6 Aug 17
@LovingMyBabies You are right as major health issues can sure affect our lives in a very dramatic way! I know!
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
@marlina Yes so I'm grateful for the tests we have, could be much worse ones.
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@Juliaacv (33411)
• Canada
6 Aug 17
Good morning Jenn. I'm glad that you realize that you're cared for and have dear friends that honestly do care for you. And for myself, I don't think that its a case that I know so many details about you, but rather how you treat me and what you write about-your loving family. And I'll always have your back.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
@Juliaacv I do, thank you. Here's why I mentioned the point of how much you know...I have more trust in my friends like you here than I have in my own parents. It should scream volumes what my friendships here mean to me. Thank you, I will always have yours too!
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• United States
6 Aug 17
My husband calls the friends I have here my fake friends. Little does he know that I have bonded with so many that I can truly call them friends. I wish that we all lived closer so we could visit. Sadly, many live far away. Big hugs to you my friend.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
@Elusivebutterfly Fake friends? Yes I feel many of us have a very strong bond and friendship here. =) I agree, I wish we all lived closer.
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• United States
6 Aug 17
@LovingMyBabies my sister's husband tells her that she has fake friends too. Internet friends are not real friends.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
@ElusiveButterfly Internet friends are real friends as we know. Just because they are not face to face doesn't mean they aren't real friends. For example, a friend from here fed us when we were hungry. I have offline friends who didn't help in any way. I consider my online friend a true and real friend.
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@moffittjc (45390)
• Gainesville, Florida
6 Aug 17
While it is true that I have bonded closely with a couple of people on this site, I still make sure that I don't substitute my online friends for my real-life friends. Actually, that didn't come out the way I wanted to. What I mean is, we still have to make time for our real-life friends. I know several people who just become so completely engulfed in being online, that they lose all the real-life friends around them because they stop talking to them or hanging out with them. There needs to be a balance. One of the things I do dislike about relationships I built up online is the distance some of these people are from me. I would love to meet and hang out with them in real life, but because of the distance there are some that I may not ever meet in real life.
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@alberello75 (18696)
• Genova, Italy
6 Aug 17
I'm honest. The best advice I've got here on Mylot, rather than really close friends. In this situation, you have to forgive me, but are also involved my family members. My familiar situation is not good. I could talk about this separately. But then, someone here in my house, must be the "guilty"?
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@amadeo (73525)
• United States
6 Aug 17
Good morning there Jen.You have a lot of friends here and they do enjoy the upkeep on the family. Have a good day and hello to the family
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• Jacksonville, Florida
7 Aug 17
@amadeo Thank you! I hope you have had a wonderful day. =)
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@Susan2015 (21752)
• United States
6 Aug 17
Good Sunday morning to you. I hope things are settling down for your family now. I do think most of us have each others backs on here.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
@Susan2015 Thank you. I'm learning to be content in the situation, until God takes us to a better one. Yes most of us do. =)
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@Srbageldog (8244)
• United States
6 Aug 17
Many of my online friends know me better than people I know in real life do. In fact people on here probably know more about the things I go through than my own partner does, at least emotional-wise. He knows I have mental health issues and he's seen how it affects me but he doesn't know exactly WHAT I go through, what my thought process is and all that. If it wasn't for myLot, some days I wouldn't socialize with anyone. I am pretty much a recluse these days who stays at home and talks to my cat. So I am grateful to have friendships on here to help me not feel completely nuts! :)
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
@Srbageldog I agree. My husband knows me very well but there are some things I don't share with him. When I was having a really hard time, he knew that but he didn't know how bad it was. I understand because it's the same for me. I don't drive and I'm a stay at home mom so the only social life I have is at church and on Mylot. =) I'm also very grateful for my friends here!
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@JohnRoberts (63280)
• Los Angeles, California
6 Aug 17
Have a wonderful and pleasant Sunday with your family.
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@Marty1 (36177)
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
6 Aug 17
I have better my lot friends than I do real life ones. I treasure all my friends on here. And that includes you!
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@marlina (78196)
• Canada
6 Aug 17
@Marty1, And I like to read your posts too here.
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@Marty1 (36177)
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
6 Aug 17
@marlina Thank you! I might start posting more; I think your posts are very good!
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
@Marty1 I agree! Thank you. I treasure all of my friends here too!
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@velvet53 (17435)
• Palisade, Colorado
7 Aug 17
Yes, you are popular here and that is because you are so caring about others. We have all come to know you and you are family to us. We know that you would be here for us if we needed help. That makes a big difference. You, are the one that has made yourself so well known and liked here. That is nothing to be ashamed of. There are many people in this world who could learn a lot from you. God bless you.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
7 Aug 17
@velvet53 Aw, thank you so much! =) Absolutely, I would help anyone that needed it if I could. Thanks for saying such nice things about me! This just made my morning.
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@velvet53 (17435)
• Palisade, Colorado
7 Aug 17
@LovingMyBabies I am glad that I made your morning. I just spoke the truth and the way I feel in my heart. God has plans for you young lady. I guess right now maybe he is seeing how much you can handle and how you handle it. Does that make sense?
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• Jacksonville, Florida
7 Aug 17
@velvet53 Yes, I know God is testing me. I hope I am handling things better now in His eyes than I did when everything first happened. It was just the shock of it all I think that got the best of me.
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@celticeagle (119881)
• Boise, Idaho
7 Aug 17
You are a dear person. I respect you so much. YOu are able to keep your family happy and healthy and now days that is not easy feet. I was glad to see you had come back on here and am always interested in reading your posts.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
7 Aug 17
@celticeagle Thank you very much!
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@celticeagle (119881)
• Boise, Idaho
7 Aug 17
@LovingMyBabies ......You are so very welcome.
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@Tina30219 (35857)
• Onaway, Michigan
7 Aug 17
I agree I have made some great friends here and enjoy coming here daily to talk with all of them. I hope you enjoy your Sunday.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
7 Aug 17
@Tina30219 Yeah, I love this site and I am so grateful for all of the friends I have here. =)
@Tina30219 (35857)
• Onaway, Michigan
7 Aug 17
@LovingMyBabies Me as well. If it was not for this site and my boyfriend I would not have made it through my nasty divorce
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@LeaPea2417 (22090)
• Toccoa, Georgia
6 Aug 17
I am glad I have gotten to know you and your family here.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
@Leapea2417 Thank you so much. =) I'm glad to have you as a friend here!
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@LeaPea2417 (22090)
• Toccoa, Georgia
7 Aug 17
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• United States
6 Aug 17
Yeah I am happy always for myLot too Jennifer. Glad to know the day has started well for you. Lets thank God for safety for your family yes Amen.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
7 Aug 17
@Tiarasoceanview Yes, this is a lovely place to be! Thank you.
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• United States
7 Aug 17
@LovingMyBabies Welcome Jennifer..I hope so .
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• Japan
7 Aug 17
I think we can make friends using words, and the good thing about the internet is that we can focus on other people when we have time, which gives us a better chance of catching each other to talk. The problem with internet is that some unsavory characters are around.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
7 Aug 17
@petatonicsca Unfortunately unsavory people are everywhere-not just the internet.
@Tampa_girl7 (26237)
• United States
7 Aug 17
Mylot has a lot of wonderful people
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• Jacksonville, Florida
7 Aug 17
@Tampa_girl7 I agree!
@snowy22315 (52927)
• United States
6 Aug 17
I woke up early too..and was up late with some nutcases in the neighborhood making noise and racing their cars...so weird cuz that never happens here! I hope you had a great day.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
7 Aug 17
@snowy22315 Sorry you had lot's of noise that kept you up. That's frustrating.
@LadyDuck (177119)
• Switzerland
6 Aug 17
The friends we make here are real friends. I like to read about the daily life of the members here, it is interesting and it is just like chatting while having a party together.
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• Jacksonville, Florida
6 Aug 17
@Ladyduck Yes I agree! =) It's awesome having our friends here.
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• India
7 Aug 17
Agreed.good site to make friends. May God bless your heart through the genuine friends.
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