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I Am Searching For Truth, Enlightenment and Joy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 170 People

    Still Searching...

    I ended up on this website because I googled "searching for truth" (it's also the subtitle of my own website).   At the moment, I'm still searching... Over the past few years I've drifted from the general belief that 'there is a God' to Wicca...
    liora liora 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2009

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    Modern Day Transfiguration - Must Read

    What you are about to read is fact. There are no embellishments, no deceit, and no misinformation. My name and age are irrelevant at this point in time, but my presence must be made public. What you are about to read is a revelation on life, a testament to truth, and an...
    LifeEmotion LifeEmotion 26-30 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    A Long and Lonely Journey

    I thank God that I was born into a family where going to church was 'optional' and not 'mandatory'.  My mind wasn't forced closed by all of the strict rules of conduct enforced by the church that would guarantee me an eternal seat in hell if I broke them. Instead, ...
    Truthsayer Truthsayer 41-45 1 Response Feb 21, 2009

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    Still Got Some Way to Go....

    But I think I'm getting there :)   I'm still young. And everyday I'm learning more about myself. That's the truth part. I don't know myself completely, but I've noticed a change in myself in the past year. I guess it's just 'growing up', but it feels good to...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    I would rather hear the truth

    even it will hurt me. U treat me like S....! Is it right???? what is the truth....?
    hanitears hanitears 22-25, F Oct 2, 2014

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    What Is The Truth?

    We may never know the truth, maybe it's just not meant to be. I have realized that religions seem to have there parallels, but what seems to get to me is how much everything makes sense to me. If you are not understanding what I'm saying I'm going to tell you to watch this...
    chenauskyo chenauskyo 18-21 Oct 5, 2010

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    enlightenment is not a search,

    it is a realization, the very nature of life - Osho
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M May 14

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    enlightenment is not a search,

    it is a realization, the very nature of life - Osho
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M May 14

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    This

    has got to be my last lifetime on Earth.  I just hope i reach enlightenment this lifetime so i won't have to return for more.  LOL. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 7, 2010

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    Love Is Within My Nature

    My aunt remembers one thing about my Grandmother, who passed away when I was about seven.  My Grandmother told my aunt that I have a loving heart, and I found this out much later from my aunt when I was fifteen.  When I was about three and a half, there was a woman who...
    KeiferLoveArtist KeiferLoveArtist 18-21 Oct 1, 2010

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    The Search

    I grew up in a christian home, and until I was 18 I accepted christian beliefs and teaching as truth.  After turning 18 I began experiencing things that led me to question what I had been taught.  I have found too many holes in christian teachings now for me...
    awakening87 awakening87 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Hello!

    If you don't want God, fine, I'll stop being whatever you said you wanted me to be.  God's Kingdom doesn't have to be run by Dad, me and holiness anymore.  But it was nice to get bunch of ideas from the time I was here.  Let's make a whole new world like this one...
    KeiferLoveArtist KeiferLoveArtist 18-21 3 Responses Nov 5, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I tried to love once, on a beautiful summer day, his hazel eyes in mine, our hands brushing one another. Maybe I thought this is it, is this what happiness really feel like? I...
    Francoise25 Francoise25 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I used to have dreams for my future. Then social anxiety started to consume me. Public outings give me panic attacks, and I have lost all of my friends. For three years, I have...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    i have mountains, hills, rivers that, run streams that trickle down. deep forests where the game is found. clear ground where my seeds take root. this is where my mothers found...
    nativegirllesbian nativegirllesbian 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Many of us, do not care for the ordinary life to toil for the wealth of others, to kneel to authorities, to be complacent and obedient. I for one , will howl at the moon and chase...
    SatyrService SatyrService 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    It is the saddest chapter of my life. The marriage and the vacancy of all forms of intimacy are sad. But, my greatest sadness is that I didn't love myself enough to help myself so...
    SoulSurfing SoulSurfing 46-50, F 10 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    "Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water." - Unknown Enlightenment is a continuous, ongoing process. It's a realization of choice...
    Crownite Crownite 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Wes Young (part 8) Then it happened. No calls came from him for three weeks. I couldn't get a hold of him. Every idiot i knew told me he was just trying to get the upper hand...
    joyba61 joyba61 51-55, F 12 hrs ago

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    Today I got a call from a customer to get her natural gas turned on. While I was going through the order there's a note on her file saying that she's made multiple threats to cut...
    SilentRider SilentRider 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Wandering alone in the dark and cold night in a disturbed world of false illusions Seeking at all costs the purpose of this life without a future, suggesting no possible issues...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    My Relationship Fast(RF) Update Day 10. Day Ten is a BEAUTIFUL DAY. I have gotten my groove back... My dance card is getting full again. I wish i would be writing a different...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 6 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Last year on October 15, 2014, I loss a really close friend of mine to suicide. I battle with depression and anxiety almost everyday. And it has caused traumatic stress on me that...
    Sahar192 Sahar192 22-25, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    (Warning: my story is very long, please take your time reading it) Elaine, you are and will always be in my heart forever! You are on my mind now as I think about you. Recently...
    Friedwontonsonaplate Friedwontonsonaplate 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    I have never been pregnant before but I was close at one stage until I miscarried. I believe that it's all about timing and the fact that everything happens for a reason. I've been...
    CheekyXX CheekyXX 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    In the event that you are looking for charming adoration cites for her, you are in luck! There are numerous popular references to words that catch veneration and affectionate...
    ronalddavis ronalddavis 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Steps involved in accepting a donor into the program to dispensing a quality product (human Milk). When a donor makes the decision to donate her breast milk, she first makes a...
    stuber111 stuber111 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend of 12 years used to cry for joy when he held me. He was a true man's man but he cried openly in front of me. I respected and loved him for it. He died last winter. I...
    smilingandmellow smilingandmellow 61-65, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi, this is my story about said topic.. thanks for reading, if you stick around to the very end .. it all started when i was about 4. . i "accepted Jesus into my heart", and it...
    tobeheld tobeheld 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mother is a borderline mother and I just figured this is a psychological thing. I was trying to "discuss" an option with her but it was no option! With my mother, you have to...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    7lulus #1 goal is to reach enlightenment in this lifetime
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    (I am learning to let you go) I am listening to Dolly Parton - I will always love you, while writing this. Yesterday and while I was talking to a friend and searching on my...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Any kindred spirits who want to discuss the path to enlightenment, or psychic stuff can message me if they want. I'm all about learning, maybe I can share thoughts with you too...
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Tonight I went for the third time to a Zen monastery that's up in the northern part of my state. I've been meditating for about eight months now and I find it's been making a small...
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Using intellect to remove false knowledge , to unlearn and reveal the ever present truth of self is the fastest way to reach the goal. Devotion, meditation etc all takes time cause...
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel I was happier before I got married. I had a great 16 month gap from my now husband. We got married almost five years ago. We currently have 3 children. It just seems like...
    LonelyHoneyEyes003 LonelyHoneyEyes003 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm happy to know that it ends, that there is a day when I'm not here anymore, it magically makes me see the real value of this moment. That there will be a time when I will be...
    TheWhiteLion TheWhiteLion 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I believe that we all are a part of the big plan, each and every one of us is put in the right place and time in life. And sometimes you just might find your soulmate. The one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    A friend and I were talking today about our dreams. I have asked many people in my non EP life about what their biggest dreams are. Most say earn enough to retire and travel, or...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 14 Responses Jul 25

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    I've been striving to get in touch with myself, spiritually. I've taken up meditation and I'm currently browsing for great meditation books and music. I want to get in tune with my...
    Queen89 Queen89 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 25

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    for the days have spent, mostly I feel life is very confusing. that made me realize, happiness isn't permanent, they constantly change, everyday. for a second, your joy would turn...
    Sonnetxvii Sonnetxvii 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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