25 November 2010

0 young oline and the "conservitive sense of values" and living the life not just to be having fun


[trans.: As I conversed with XXXXXXX today she commented how fortunate I was to having such a wonderful family. I didn't quite comprehend that. To me every person has a hidden side of them that is never revealed to anyone (at least it ought not to be). I often wonder how other people view me. I just don't feel that I could reveal myself so that my innermost feelings were like an open book. I'd go insane. I know that everyone has their own individual way of living our lives. We all make mistakes and we are all mortal. We all experience joy and grief, pain and triumph. I guess what I'm trying to say is that I want to live life not to just be having fun. I don't think that is an...


... acceptable priority. I want to live my life and help others. Daddy said the other day that I had "a very conservitive sense of values." When people discuss topics that I find vulgar or personally offensive I tune out of the conversation. I don't consider it right to speak cruelly. I'm trying to bring myself back up to the standards I had upon our arrival in Franklin. I had such an enormous sense of innocence. I sincerely hope I haven't lost it entirely. But there is so much filth in the world today that it is quite hard to carry on day to day living as a Christian. I know with the strength...


... provided by God I shall endure the changes the future holds. At least I hope so.]

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