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I Am Spiritual, Not Religious

For everyone who believes in a higher power, be it God, Great Spirit, or whatever you may call it, but doesn't necessarily blindly believe any of the "Holy Books" that every religion has. 4,489 People

    Before I take another step,

    I look to You. Father without You I am nothing but with You and through You I can do Any and All things. Right now I take a deep breath of You in and breathe out saying my steps ahead were preplanned by You. As all Your children's steps have been planned. Today You have set...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Dec 7, 2015

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    Whether it be in the beginning,

    middle or end of my week, it is the day that I need to get through. Father as I take my next steps, remind me that today is all I need to work through. Yesterday is over, and tomorrow is not here yet. Today I can look at each step is one accomplished step. What ever I just...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Dec 2, 2015

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    I hope during this most difficult time of year,

    people can remember that God does not abandon us during the hard times. God cannot abandon us, for God is in everything. God is not "out there, somewhere," waiting for us. God is already within us, from the day we are born until we move on to other worlds and still even then. So...
    joshypoookc joshypoookc 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2015

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    Footprints in the sand come to mind

    when I think about how my day will be. Father if there comes a time in my day that I start to feel alone. Father remind me that is the time You are carrying me. You have never left me and never will. But You know Father there are times when the steps get harder to walk forward...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2015

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    last night I encountered a bartending ghost

    or milkman who still has a nice grip on his delivery bottles lol,or maby even an coca-cola sipping bobby soxer? **** IF I KNOW ,all i know is HE or SHE LIKES SHUFFLING GLASS after a long night of posting my creepy experience i decided to find more information on the afterlife...
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2015

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    I want to do good. I think about the rules of

    religion, giving to the central church and while it is a good benefit to be there and partake of the programs and music and children's activities... It really is.. Why do we do bigger and bigger buildings and ... Meh I dot know I just think how can I best use my spare money to...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Thinking how after the day came to an end

    yesterday, I looked back and saw the way Your hand twisted everything to work out. Far above what I thought it would have turned out. So I give You Thanks! As I sit to think right now, how I would love for things not to pile up and then have to run to You, I begin by saying here...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Dec 16, 2015

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    Hump day they say, 1/2 way through the week

    they say, but it is only the beginning of the pile up of emotions, and self centeredness each person feels due to a holiday season beginning to unravel. Father may You bless me with eyes to see each person with the love, acceptance, forgiveness, and mercy the way You see me. May...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Nov 25, 2015

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    When I was young Kneeling down Closed

    eyes Hands together As an older soul I hike and climb My eyes wide open Holding flowers, hugging trees When I need comfort I don't look up Now I look all about As I sigh in relief
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2015

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    I am a Spiritist. A Spiritist is one

    who communicates with Spirit. I realised early in my recovery I had a special gift, at first I thought it was the connection with soul. However as the years progressed and I gained more faith in myself, my talent started to shine. I started seeing things before they happened, at...
    Create63 Create63 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    I became more aware of my life

    after I met such positive people. I was waiting for moments to happen so I can have a conclusion to my thoughts on my own life. Lately my dreams and reality has been so compelling, that I know that life is just a harmonious tone. I have given myself years of training and...
    WarzJack WarzJack 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    Most do not have an understanding of free will.

    Free will literally means we each get to choose our outcome. We each make choices to grow and evolve us. We each are teachers to one another. My most painful teachers have imparted the greatest wisdom on me. Why? Because they taught me boundaries...when to say no, when to stand...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    I try to follow the Old Law just

    as much as the teachings of Yeshua because although many people believe He did away with the Old Laws He actually fulfilled them. The first is to love though... Always love.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 1, 2015

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    White Light, Dark Light Or Grey Light?

    Every atom is a mini universe with all the majesty of the one we reside in.  Every mind is another universe.  There is a whole cosmos within your head to explore.  Sometimes we need to try to stop conquering the outer universe and instead explore the inner one in our head that...
    badbinary badbinary 41-45, M 6 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    Something to ponder on.

    ... What other people think of me is none of my business. One of the highest places you can get to is being independent of the good opinions of other people. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer <3
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2015

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    I am an overthinker. Religion is hard

    for me because I think about too much. If I am Christian, am I say all other religions are wrong? What if as a child I hadn't been introduced to God? Would I go to hell for not knowing? I don't believe in any religion or that any religion is more wrong or right that the other. I...
    moonchild621 moonchild621 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    To Be - The Being In

    The being to BE The being to be out of the jail of the human mind The being to be all that is known now That can Be in the Be The being the vibration of the notion That that God particle floating around and through (hix particle) Is the love you are looking for is at your mind...
    1UNITY 1UNITY 56-60, F Nov 10, 2012

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    ALPINISTA ALPINISTA 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 8, 2015

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    Human compassion cannot be contained within any

    one religion, so why should God's?
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 28, 2015

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    Today while I am Thankful

    for many things, I above all am, Thankful for the enlightenment You give me. As I am sitting and thinking about the show The Walking Dead, I recall the days I was like a walking dead person. Physically I showed all the signs of life but happiness, hope, a will to live, a heart...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Nov 26, 2015

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    I dont believe in a god,

    a church, a book, a confession, a priest, a list of moral law, a certain way to be, a prayer, a pew, a song, a cry for help, no. I believe in the mind. I believe in opinion and the power of it. I believe in deep breaths and what ever it is that makes you happy. I do not think...
    girlinteruppted girlinteruppted 16-17, F 8 Responses Jan 13, 2015

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    Sitting and thinking how my day will be.

    Before I get to the steps that will having me walking on shaking ground, may You remind me that I am not alone. You have given me another day to see how You work. Father may the remembrances of times I did not think I would make it through and how I stopped, took a deep breath...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Dec 1, 2015

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    I started going back to church with Climber.

    I had a need to meet the good folks of this area. I have visited this little church several times and another church only once. I watch, listen, and take it all in. sigh......... But by the time I get out of service, I am all bent out of shape. I am a sinner that judges harshly...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 8 Responses Jul 5, 2015

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    Our time is never known.

    With the news and conversations talking about what's happening, the panic and emotional roller coaster of fear, anger, hurt, rage, and overall negative is being radiated in the hearts and minds. Father I lift each person that has experienced trauma and those that are in the...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Dec 3, 2015

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    I would create a world

    where people look inward for God rather than externally
    hijude hijude 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 27, 2015

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    Actually I'm neither.

    I'm just really high.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 9

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    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2015

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    Today I'm tired, I'm in no mood to move forward.

    So today I shall need You Father to help me move forward. My heart hurts when I see those around me in situations that I cannot help. My heart hurts when people are stricken with illness that no meds can fix. My heart hurts me when people are in situations that are financially...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2015

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    DEAR ONES, WHEN YOU SHOW,

    TALK ABOUT, RE-BROADCAST OR GIVE ENERGY TOO THE TERRIBLE THINGS THAT ARE PLACED IN FRONT OF OUR FACES ON THE MEDIA AND ON THE INTERNET YOU SIMPLY CREATE MORE OF IT! PLEASE UNDERSTAND YOUR CREATOR GOD POWER! IN THIS CONTEXT WE ARE SPEAKING OF HOW YOU CREATE IN 3D! THAT?S RIGHT...
    kristymom kristymom 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2015

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    I am an ancient Druid.

    I am animistic I am monotheistic, l am pantheistic, I believe that God is a part of everything and everything is a part of God and I believe in metempsychosis and the power of ahimsa.
    PrettiestPirate PrettiestPirate 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 28, 2015

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    get this, Jesus is like all of us,

    except he was spiritual, and knew how to connect with god. god is energy, creation. god experiences his creation through each if us. he gave us the breath of life, in that the gift of do creator. we are gods as our natural nature was to be like Jesus and living in a world of...
    kristymom kristymom 26-30, F 2 Responses May 21, 2015

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    I think one of the saddest things about

    religion is how it can create a chasm between any creative spirit and ourselves. I remember as a child absorbing talk of inherent sinfulness and hell and ending up feeling alienated from the entire universe.  Too often abusers use religion as a weapon to control those they...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 2, 2015

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    Once I was a Christian.

    Now, I'm not. Obvious enough, right? I'm actually terrified of the Bible, and here's why: I'm left handed so I go to hell. I am friends with those of other religions. I celebrate almost every holiday. I support LGBT rights. I think I'm bi. I was told in Church when I was young...
    Kivaria Kivaria 13-15, F 12 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    I believe in a transcendent,

    spiritual side to life, based around developing our imagination and creativity, increasing our emotional intelligence, cultivating our faculty for compassion and empathy with others. and recognising the need for a more balanced and harmonious relationship with our natural...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 41-45, M 9 Responses Oct 29, 2015

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    So, kind of a weird anniversary to remember,

    but today is the one year anniversary of the day I wanted to die. I tried to kill myself one year ago, because I lost my soulmate, my best friend, my love. I lost my heart and spirit. But, ... I'm glad I was unsuccessful, because I am reminded every day that my purpose has yet...
    joshypoookc joshypoookc 36-40, M Nov 30, 2015

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    Father at this moment my arms are up like a

    little child reaching and pleading for You to pick me up. Father what steps I have taken are ones that I just don't feel I can take one more step. Father everything and everyone seem against me, and no matter which way I turn it seems that there are nets waiting to catch me and...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F Dec 15, 2015

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    I know that God is there watching.

    I do believe. It's impossible however for me to remember all of the rules and I've read the Bible cover to cover. Best I can do is go with the common sense things and hope I'm getting it right.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 24, 2015

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    I believe what I want

    and don't shove my beliefs down other people's throats. I wish no one would try to convince people to abandon their believes, just to follow their own.
    VioletCarroll VioletCarroll 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2014

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    I'm against almost every religious group.

    They simply don't focus on Jesus. They focus on you and me. It's redundant. We know we are sinners we know we need grace. What more do we need to know about each other? It's time to learn about God not ourselves.
    Everyheartbeat Everyheartbeat 26-30 1 Response Jan 25

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    Okay, I'm wondering if there are other people

    that are in this boat bc I've struggled with this for a while. I believe in GOD, that He is my heavenly father. I also believe that Jesus died for my sins, that he js my savior. At the same time, I won't say that I belong to a certain religion. I don't believe that a title helps...
    BrittBratz BrittBratz 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    I Am A Child Of God

    Love to knowI do not follow any religionnor denominationI keep this to myselffor I know,others will not understand.That's fine with mebecause it's personal.I have grown accustomed to being, me with the one beyondyou see. I am at peace with thateven when my life is so stressful...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 4 Responses May 8, 2012

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    Why do I always feel like I'm hurting myself

    or giving away precious information when I talk to some people?
    StarseedPower StarseedPower 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    The Journey

    Spent 15 long confusing years searching for answers within.  Experienced many different pathways to inner peace, learned deep meditation and wondered what each experience was teaching.  I found myself most effective as a shaman and discovered my journey took me all over...
    Libra56 Libra56 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    I will only be posting in "I seek inner peace".

    This will be so I don't hog anyone's place in posting. I've posted today...so feel free to check it out! BIG (((HUGS)))
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2015

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