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I Am Spiritual But Not Religious

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    Spiritual awakening involves releasing negative

    and overcoming limiting beliefs. Being at peace deep within. The higher your positive vibration becomes, the more peace you have. There are actuators, teachers, books, organizations and spiritual beings who can assist us immensely in transcending ourselves, but "ultimately the...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Exit Point

    THE EXIT POINT     What is an exit point? Do we as living breathing souls have an exit point through which we come into being who we are, on this energy field of the physical world, our earth? Do we leave this plain through a predetermined exit point? Is our entire...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    The church hijacked Jesus' true message,

    that anyone and everyone can do what he had done. You do not need a Rabbi, priest or mufti to explain you g-d. So there, I am not at all religious. I do not think g-d is a person nor that he is a "he". There is not Hell or Heaven either. There is reincarnation and karma, in my...
    MysticDude MysticDude 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    Reposted from www.preparefor4d.

    wordpress.com Thoughts on Religion and the Bible Before anyone gets silly with me please understand there are my thoughts and feelings. The truths that resonate with me. I am very spiritual and absolutely believe in a Creator, Source, God and Goddess, or whatever you choose...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 4 Responses May 16

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    I firmly believe this to be true: “Really

    important meetings between souls occur long before the bodies see each other". This happens when we reach a limit, a stage when we need to die and be reborn emotionally. And if we have nothing to lose, or if we are full of enthusiasm for life, then the unknown reveals itself...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F Apr 12

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    I am not perfect but I believe in Jesus

    and know he has saved me but I respect other people and you are free to believe what you want I don't Jude that's not my job
    rosiebloom rosiebloom 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Religion Limits Spiritual Growth

    I believe that caging ones self inside any one religion limits spiritual growth. When we put those blinders on, we block out teachings that may come our way.Everyone has their own truth. When we connect and communicate, we share our truth. I take a little of your truth and you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become

    what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”
    ChiNguyen ChiNguyen 22-25, M May 9

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    What I Pray To

    I am spiritual but not religious i havnt been religious since the 11th grade in highschool when i found out tht alot of the worlds biggest religions were spread threw slavery imperialism and war. The undeniable proof of this is shown threwout world espeacailly along the western...
    klegend0 klegend0 18-21, M 11 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    Spiritual Vs Non-spiritual

    A spiritual person knows that we are all connected.  She is able to see the fullness of God in each and every person with whom she makes contact. This connection sense eliminates much conflict inside that  non-spiritual people experience. ...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 14 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Not sure why people come up to me

    and say things like "Oh you must go to church every Sunday" or "you are definitely a child of God." Why? Because I'm friendly? Sorry guys. Don't believe in a God. Nope...just a nature worshiper.
    VerbingNoun VerbingNoun 22-25, F Jun 29

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    Thou Shall Murder, Rape, Commit Adultery, Steal, Covet Your Neighbour´s Wife And Anything That Belongs To Your Neighbour. It´s OK. The Bible tells me so.

    I found this gem in the Bible that I want to share with you. It is a lovely, endearing story.  It ´s very inspiring.   It sounds like the kind of  tale us parents should read to our kids  before they fall asleep. Plus,  it also teaches our children how to behave as God´s...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 17 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    I Think Too Independently To Be Religious

    I've tried a lot of religions. I was even baptized in a baptist church when I was 15, believe it or not. Didn't last though, because everything the youth minister said, I researched and I found him to be misleading with scripture. I called him on it with questions, quoting...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 11 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    Land Of Confusion

    I don't care who the person is that is saying something. I care about what is being said. I don't care who wrote the book. I care about what is said in the book. I don't care what you have done. I care about what you are doing now. The focus seems to be a lot on who is saying...
    Abyss25 Abyss25 22-25, M 31 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    Choose Life, not Religion

    I have always doubted all religion. C'mon, magical stories, demons, gods and angels. Is this stuff any different than Harry Potter? Everyone can easily see the silliness of someone else's superstitious primitive magical explanation of reality. Who believes in Thor, Zeus or...
    jthitt jthitt 56-60, M 13 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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    Sometimes u desperately need to take a shower

    just to come to bed and sleep. I just came to bed after shower. Its an experience of cleanliness. This body is the temple of god. U shud take care of it. I am weigh over weight. I just wanted to share. Good nyt every one. God bless you all.
    chetu2411 chetu2411 26-30, M May 30

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    This is what I think about soul

    and life. Hm, I would say that your soul is the sum of everything you are, a place inside you that exists in a form of void and from that void all your potentials emerge. I believe every living thing has a soul, I believe it's a true being that we are, our true self. And, in a...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    For "christians": Can You Pass This Angel?

    I was once a follower of the religion of Christianity. I no longer claim to be so. And I it is with peace and happiness that I say this. The Christian religion brought me to the "Kingdom of God". And then I entered the gate and left religions behind, as they are no longer needed...
    bricmpt bricmpt 36-40, M 8 Responses Dec 11, 2010

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    i believe in only one power .

    . i have heard so many things about that some of that i experienced as well but i felt life is more better when i feel my self as atheist .. then u can try to find out reasons for everything even u can't find for some thing but u will not hope that any other person called god...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 3 Responses May 19

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    me and allah go back like chromies i aint got

    to be fake cuz he is my homie..
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Finding My Soul-Part One

    It’s my belief that each of us experiences God* differently. How could we not? Aren’t we, each of us, unique? I published a book several years ago which is now out of print. I’m compelled to share excerpts from that book, here. Some of my story is universal—you’ve...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Has anyone else used spirit candles?

    Don't bother trolling I'm jw
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I guess I'm an eclectic spiritual person.

    I take pieces from almost all "religions" and form it to fit me.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I Am Fallen

    I will make this short (pssh, maybe not). I graduated The Hogwarts School of Wizardry at 12. I was a 4th year student when Harry Potter joined. I moved on to begin my training as a Jedi at 13 but of course the Jedi council said I was to old. They couldn't deny my perfect score on...
    Phaethon Phaethon 31-35, M 9 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    I stumbled across EP searching to answers to a

    few “life” questions, like many of us. On the outside I am tough business man, but secretly on the inside I am on a quest to enlightenment myself (if that’s what it is called), which I hide from my friends. It started a couple of years ago when I begin to read a few...
    Mike191960 Mike191960 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    The Day The Lord Behaved Like A True War Criminal - Part 2

    I recently posted a story titled : Thou Shall Murder, Rape, Commit Adultery, Steal, Covet Your Neighbour´s Wife And Anything That Belongs To Your Neighbour. It´s OK. The Bible tells me so. Like any violent blockbuster movie it has a sequel ,this is Part 2 and I have news for...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    ok.. spiritual stuff.

    .. I have a sort of eclectic belief... nothing that I've ever come across as a religion puts everything together like I do.. lol So, I believe in a God. The Godhead.. The force of creation. My belief of God is that it is an all knowing, all encompassing, benevolent force of...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    Finding My Soul-Part Two

    [Author's note: be sure to read Part One first... it sets the context]CHANGES A month and a half after my second reading, Anne, my vice president suggested lunch. We walked across the street to a nearby restaurant. It was crowded, noisy and unappealing. I watched Anne take in the...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 27, 2013

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    Empowering Lesson

    A friend was in terrifying danger and I had no way to get news. I was standing in my living room thinking of the situation and, I suppose (my notes don't tell), crying to That Which I Call God. Suddenly I was frozen in place and a robed figure appeared from/in the ether. I...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 7 Responses May 22, 2013

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    One very spiritual aspect is LAW OF ATTRACTION!

    ! I created a Law of Attraction Frequency Increaser! For £5 1 will send you a PDF of 10 interesting ways to boost your mood in under 3 mins each! Message me for this fast productive cheat sheet to increase your frequency Much love :)
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F Aug 28

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    Spiritual Evolution

    I grew up a devout Missouri Synod Lutheran. My parents were very involved in the church, holding key roles in the church's school and governance, leading me to spend several days a week at the church throughout my youth. Because of this intense and singular exposure to a certain...
    777Brad 777Brad 56-60, M 9 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Worship His Way

    We can claim to know and love God, but if we are not worshiping and praising Him every day, we are in the dark about who He really is. "Although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were...
    vewragid vewragid 31-35 Apr 28, 2013

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    Sometimes I feel like I have not a God,

    but some angel sent just for me to guide and watch my every move and to hold my hair back when I'm drunk and puking. (I never get puke in my hair because of this) So vain, right?
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 1 Response May 28

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    I believe in the paranormal,

    and I believe the whole environment of our world is controlled by elemental spirits, like fire, wood, water, earth and metal and nature spirits. I do not know where these come from and I would be very interested to find out, but I am not religious and therefore, I don't believe...
    AryaFairgloom AryaFairgloom 22-25, F May 30

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    Who as a Believer is one of the Few Firstfruits?

    Who can become a Survivor during the Worst Timesoftrouble coming upon all humanity? http://ttimesofttrouble.webs.com/firstfruitsandsurvivors.htm
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Jun 4

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    I remember when I was little my mom used to

    take me door to door. She was Jehovah Witness, not anymore. I hated going with her but she couldn't leave me in the house alone. One Saturday I remember we got to a house and a lady opened the door. Then I saw one of my classmates appear behind me. I was embarrassed. I knew she...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F Sep 2

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    Chance Meeting

    Agnostic: Do you have a religion? Not believing anything made me an agnostic - well I have my own sets of beliefs now but that’s the closest word to it. Pantheist: My religion is truth. I am a believer in one truth/reality. But I have a very open mind and toss around different...
    Phaethon Phaethon 31-35, M Dec 10, 2012

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    I'm very spiritual and I don't believe in all

    this ritual stuff. I believe in having a personal relationship with Christ. I talk to Him as my friend and savior. I keep Him with me at all times. He's not the Son of God in the Bible. He's alive and wanting to be friends with everyone today if they would let Him. He's my best...
    whyisitsohard44 whyisitsohard44 41-45, F 5 Responses May 19

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    The Seduction

    She was introduced to her Beloved,Recognition was instant,The chase was on.Though there can only be one ending, the race must be run, and compassionate stars, so as not to be bruised by the maelstrom of her pursuit, swing aside, listening. Her wistful sighs of yearning –Her...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    Any Advice?

    I was raised in a spiritual family and am also spiritual and decided to talk to someone from every different walk of faith (or religion if that term is more accurate) and get to know their beliefs personally instead of just assuming or reading about it. I am not going to disclose...
    FancyThis FancyThis 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    Religion Vs Spirituality

    To me religion is man made and spirituality comes from within ourselves. I much prefer the latter of the two.
    waterdragon541 waterdragon541 36-40, F 11 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    You hear about God in churches

    and temples; you can read about him in books but can experience God only through self realization attained by practicing definite scientific techniques. In India, religion is based upon such scientific methods. Realization is what India specialized in, those who want to know God...
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 2 Responses May 28

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    Supply And Demand

    It's all about balance I guess.   I believe that life, that is all living things, is the personification of love. Maybe we are love, but in a human form,  made up of what I imagine to be "love particles." And I also believe that when we interact with one another we...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 21 Responses Jan 26, 2011

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    Despite my scientific credentials I have a

    spiritual need. Awareness of it is half the remedy. I study as an Asatru.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Growing up I was led to believe that

    if you are Religious then you are Spiritual. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Most people think they are being spiritual when they go to church, but for the most part they are just mindlessly following their leaders, performing actions and following dogma...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M Jun 16

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    What is past being history cannot be changed.

    Reality this day worldwide is what it is and cannot be changed; and the coming tomorrows for all mankind bringing suffering during the worst timesoftrouble which have ever before been on this earth also cannot be changed because our end through self destruction has already...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M May 20

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    Lord Prepare Me

    When I used to work as a singer, dancer, and actress, I would have to sing a song over and over all day long while I was rehearsing it with the teacher. I used to go home at night after the last session of the day and could hardly sleep because the music and lyrics of the songs...
    vewragid vewragid 31-35 3 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    Okay I always have others ask me

    if I believe in god. They ask that because I don't attend church anymore. Well, I do believe in god. I just don't feel like I have to attend church just to believe in him. Personally, my church is filled with hypocrites which is why I don't like going.
    yesenia33 yesenia33 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    Had a lovely walk through the woodlands.

    The stillness of the air, the birds in song, the melody of the stream. Beautiful. Peace to all
    matthart1234 matthart1234 26-30, M May 13

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    I feel more peace and closer to "God"

    than I ever did when I was religious
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14

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    The morals of religions are structured

    and good for spiritual and emotional development, why cant I just practice morals with out being tied to a faith?
    slugkitty slugkitty 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13

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    I Am A Preachers Daughter....

    I was raised a christian but made a decision to not practice any particular religion for a number of reasons. When people ask me what my religion is, I tell them it is to Love. Pretty simple. But I believe that God would want us to love each other regardless of race, sex or...
    summerfire summerfire 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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