I Am Profoundly Confused About Religion

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 132 People

    Creating An Identity, And Losing Myself In The Process

    So I’m having a lot of unexplained anxiety, but when I think deep down I think there are a lot of explanations. I’m saying it’s unexplained because it’s not current anxiety, but I think there are just several things that are bothering me. I think this anxiety is actually...
    nicolembradley1 nicolembradley1
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2012
    alimawani alimawani
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 11, 2013

    Faith? I'm Afraid I'm At The Shallow End Of The Gene Pool.

    I have been wondering about the concept of faith. Seems like many people have some of it, some more, some less. When I go around asking about it many people tell me they don’t believe in God, only in something supernatural, like energy, which keeps this **** running. It’s...
    Korovjev Korovjev
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2013

    Beware Of The Leaven Of The Phareese

    Leaven is a MENTAL AND MORAL CORRUPTION that infect others.In one passage he says( Luke 12:1 1In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace
    22-25, M
    Jan 21, 2012

    I've been raised in a Christian family.

    I didn't start questioning things till now. I never really pay attention to the services because I get bored and sidetracked in my own thoughts but I know stories from the bible. I know about Jesus, Joseph, Adam and Eve, Moses, and alot of others. But nowadays, while...
    GhettoMemeing GhettoMemeing
    13-15, F
    Jun 19, 2015

    Religiously Confused

    I always considered myself a good Muslim, I knew I wasn't very religious, but I still considered myself Muslim. I never really gave my religion much thought until this one day in religion class, where I live we take religion as a subject in school, I forget what we were talking...
    justtnevergrowup justtnevergrowup
    16-17, F
    9 Responses Jan 15, 2012

    Confusing Spiritual Journey

    I was raised Christian. In my early teens I got more involved in my faith. I went to church and bible study groups and i prayed. But when I started dating my boyfriend a couple years ago, I realized that the Chistian path was not at all right for me. To me, it is a fear based...
    herwatercolordreams herwatercolordreams
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 8, 2012

    Kerfuffled

    I have been on a spiritual journey off and on for about 20 years. I grew up Southern Baptist, quickly realized it was way too conservative for me, branched out and started studying eastern religion. Became Wiccan for 6 years, then Agnostic, then Athiest for a short while, then...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 14, 2011

    One Will Be Taken The Other Left.

    This particular quote from revelations has got me thinking a lot as to it's meaning, I don't think it literally means there will be two men in a field where one will be taken and the other left behind, most would think of this as the apocalypse where those who have been saved are...
    TreeFingers TreeFingers
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2009

    Casulty to My Depression

    I was once very observant and confident about my religion (orthodox Judaism).  For the first time in my life, I felt as if I belonged somewhere.  On sabbaths, I would stay with families in the community and eat meals with them.  I would go to synagogue.  We...
    Sncats Sncats
    26-30, T
    1 Response May 19, 2009

    Jewish-Christian-Who Knows

    First let me start off by saying I do believe in God.  I was raised Jewish or somewhat Jewish, We really only went to the Temple on holidays (but to give my parents credit we lived in Germany and the closet temple was 2 hours away)and seemed like my parents really only spoke...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace
    41-45, F
    20 Responses Jun 8, 2008

    Just A Whirlwind Merry-go-round Life

    I was born and raised in a christian home, I got baptized against my better judgement at 16. Talk about transformation I tried to be "christian" but I got filled up with anger and hate. Fast forward to age 23, I have tried almost everything to seek out God I have read the bible I...
    Russiantsarina00 Russiantsarina00
    22-25, F
    Sep 24, 2012

    My Life Change Testimony

      M UST HAVE YOUR BIBLE TO FOLLOW ALONG WITH THE TESTIMONY.         I always wanted to get closer to God. I spent my resent years thinking of God and wanting to know God more, but I was still in sin. I was not out there doing drugs...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 26, 2009

    Anger

    (I have since gotten over my anger and fears and I have finally chosen to follow the path that is within my heart. I'll just leave this up because there might be someone else out there who feels confused or angry about religion and they might be able to relate. Thanks everyone...
    Metanoia Metanoia
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Mar 15, 2010

    Prayer?

    If some you love is sick or hurt you are told to pray for them. If they do not get better your told it was gods will. So if god already has a predetermined plan what is the point of prayer? To me the only reason for religion is so the tyrants of the world can control the masses...
    Elaine3969 Elaine3969
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 2, 2011

    Confused About Religion

    I was raised in a loving but semi strict SDA household and followed these teachings until I left home.  I found it hard to follow the teachings as I was busy working, travelling and socialising.  I've recently had my second child and the past few weeks have been...
    emrelgion emrelgion
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 12, 2009

    What Is It With Religion Already?

    I grew up in a very religious household nobody judged but it meant a lot to my Mom to have a relationship with God. As much as I believe in a higher power on my own choosing I still have doubts as to what I fully believe.  I don't follow scripture intently and I believe prayer...
    DrasticFantasticDiva DrasticFantasticDiva
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 30, 2011

    Wanderer in the Desert.

    If ever there were a time I could relate to the Hebrews.........it would be in this season of my life. All my life I was taught or rather preached to about the Christian faith, something didn't sit right with me. I couldn't figure it out and to this day I still don't know what it...
    Russiantsarina00 Russiantsarina00
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2013

    Please Help Me!!!

    Ok so I'd really like your help. I don't know what religion I am. My mother was raised as an episcapalian(don't know how to spell it). Ive been to church a couple of times when I was little but not on a regular basis. I do believe in god. I think that gay people should have the...
    LeftFingersCrossed123 LeftFingersCrossed123
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2011

    I Want To Believe In Something

    I was raised as a Christian, up through the point of confirmation when I was fourteen. My father's side of the family are all practicing, and relatively conservative (although not extreme) Catholics. However, I was raised by my mother in a pretty liberal Methodist church. I think...
    saltandvinegarchip saltandvinegarchip
    18-21, F
    Jun 11, 2012

    Religion In The View Of My Family...

    I was born and raised in a mildly religious muslim family. My father worked at a liquor store as well as at a computer engineering company and my mother was also an engineer. The ideaology of religion never really approached me or my siblings until i was at the age of about 9 or...
    SketchySkier SketchySkier
    16-17
    6 Responses Nov 1, 2011

    Twisting Of The Word By False Ministers

    Ministers of Satan can transform themselves liken to an angle of light. Paul was a man that came against sin more than anyone in the bible. Ministers of Satan have twisted the word through the reading of the bible, especially Paul’s writing. They have twisted it so; they...
    savedbygrace savedbygrace
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 8, 2010

    Don't Know What To Believe

    I grew up in foster homes and never attended church. i went through some bad things when i was a kid, and i used to pray for help, but i never got any results. i stopped believing in god after that. i'm living in a stable home now, and dont know what to believe. a good friend of...
    batgirl1573 batgirl1573
    16-17
    7 Responses Jul 21, 2010

    Am I Really An Atheist?

    I'm pretty sure I don't believe in God, but I don't have the same disdain for religion as I've seen in other atheists/agnostics. I actually find some religious teachings inspiring in a way and enjoy seeing others discover Christ or whatever. Is this because part of me still...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 18, 2012

    MY Story - Anybody Else Out There Like Me?

    Hi! Am Umundu (Well it is not my name actually but it will do for now). I was born in Mbale in the East of Uganda to two born-again Christians.Because of that I guess my parents are probably most peoples dream for parents - they have never fought in my midst , they ...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Dec 18, 2007

    The Golden Rule.

    One way or another all religions advocate this "as you would have others do unto you do ye also unto them". What makes it confusing is that it is easier to preach it than to practice it.
    will999 will999
    61-65, M
    Jun 9, 2013

    Indifferent->Muslim->Profoundly Confused

    I was brought up as a Muslim. I was pretty indifferent towards religion until I turned 17 that's when I started praying. After that I kind of was disgusted by organized religion. It always put me off. I am almost 21 now. I have read a lot on...
    ChiliCheeseFries ChiliCheeseFries
    18-21
    4 Responses Jul 4, 2009

    Hell Or Heaven

    Good morning,Last night I spent it reading about religions and weather if I will go to heaven or hell, So I was confused which religion is right ? and many question marks in my mind were swimming.It is not my first time to search for the reality of each religion I began searching...
    EWRLKN2434 EWRLKN2434
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    HaleyAnnabelle HaleyAnnabelle
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    I think the new Experience Project website will be a real site. I got curious about the site and wanted to check it out for myself. Although the email submission seems a little off...
    Msprissy Msprissy
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    Some days I am happy being alone, as I've consciously chosen this path. Then there are some days I wish otherwise.
    EscapingUrLies EscapingUrLies
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    4 Responses Apr 18
    A friend was over and she told me about this guy her brother was friends with. How he's a great guy and told me to add him on Instagram... So I did. He added me back liked some of...
    Klm7239 Klm7239
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    Just needing some advice or anyone to talk to. I am 22 and my boyfriend is 25. We have been together for 2 years now. Recently my boobs had gotten really sore and I was having bad...
    AllieDal85 AllieDal85
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    Apr 18
    If you were being killed because of your religion. Would you leave your religion to save your life?
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
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    37 Responses Apr 17
    My boyfriend doesn't care when I cry, he doesn't care when I'm mad, he just doesn't care he doesn't get jealous, he doesn't have sex with me, and Idk if he even wants to be with me...
    hungrybish hungrybish
    18-21, F
    20 Responses Apr 17
    For me I never even cared what religion anyone is in, I'll still respect them dearly. What I don't like is when people force it upon you, I'm happy with who I am I know I'm a...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    yeah. hahahaha! :p religion is just man made. I believe in God made. :D
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Apr 16
    I'm starting to believe that religions aren't just some belief systems used over centuries for man to manipulate each other with. What if there's a real war between good and not...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    10 Responses Apr 15
    Its like the two of us talk everyday, but it seems that he likes someone else. He says we r still great friends, so what do you guys think? He's going to a different school then me...
    dogcrazy5 dogcrazy5
    26-30, F
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    I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place, gender-wise. I was born male. **** me. I ******* hate being male. You can guess which gender I'd rather be. So that be the hard place...
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    Meduchan Meduchan
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    2 Responses Apr 12
    I got into a relationship last August with this guy i really like. and he likes me too. he is very genuine but also very realistic. we were good everything was perfect. however...
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    Anger You have probably felt this emotion some time during your Life. If not, you are on way too many drugs or you are a sociopath about to burst out. Truth is, I get angry too...
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