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I Am Struggling With Religion

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    Confusion Or Just Plain Lost.. - I have been raised Catholic since I was little. My grandparents took me in as an infant and I had to live in a strict-Catholic household. I went to...
    xpetiteetoilex xpetiteetoilex 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2012

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    My Religion - I'm currently a sophomore in college and I'm majoring in English with a minor in philosophy, possibly a minor in ASL, and a minor in religious studies. Due to my...
    SoulFeast SoulFeast 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    Modern Day Miracles - "You performed miraculous sign and wonders in Egypt and have continued them to this day, both in Israel and among all mankind, and have gained the renown...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Mar 3, 2012

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    Why Christianize? - I was brought up an atheist but never was one. I have studied and taught Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam at university. I have lived with a...
    prasantananda prasantananda 41-45 3 Responses Feb 3, 2008

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    Just Confused - I have no idea what to believe. I think I believe in God, but I'm not sure. Sometimes I say "no way" and some days I think "maybe He exists". I definitely consider...
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 70+, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2011

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    I'M Not Lost But I See Where I'M Going. - I am Asian and was born a Christian in the US, my parents raised me well and treat me well but after learning about the ways of Heaven in...
    MavisPuree MavisPuree 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

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    Fear? - I was raised Catholic. I attended a Catholic school from Kindergarten until sixth grade. Although, my family classifies themselves as Catholic none of them are practicing...
    lovexmetal lovexmetal 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    Where Is God? - All the good that I see done for people is done by people.  Same with the bad.  Nature will come along with a catastrophy and people will step up and help...
    Raving12 Raving12 41-45, F 15 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Your Last Day On Earth - "We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon." -Unknown   It is very easy to get caught up in the drama of our everyday...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Mar 6, 2012

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    Don't Have One Actually.. - but I don't know.. on the one hand I don't believe in stuff like hell and heaven, but on the other hand I suddenly find myself talking to dead people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 12, 2007

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    Consequences - "Obey God and leave the consequences to Him." -Charles StanleySometimes we get very caught up in trying to forecast what will happen in our life and are consumed...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Mar 5, 2012

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    I Am Losing Faith.. Things Are Just Going Wrong ,, I Pray Things Will Turn Around But Nothing - I Remember it starting ,, with my early childhood,we lived so happy and free.. There...
    kjhoward kjhoward 41-45 4 Responses Apr 4, 2011

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    Confused... - I've been raised a muslim since I was young. I deeply respect the religion and have no problems with it whatsoever. I just don't feel as though religion is for me...
    kiaamour kiaamour 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    Lost - I was raised southern Baptist, fir and brimstone. After the death of my father I feel empty, unsure turned away from it all and have been leading a very crazy lifestyle now...
    rumpledforeskin rumpledforeskin 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    A Letter To The Church - "So do not become proud, but stand in awe." Romans 11:20 Jesus Christ was never afraid to speak the truth but he always spoke it in love: he was the...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2012

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    Thoughts - listening to mustard seed by kidneythieves, a band i highly enjoy. i find this song highly relevant to my thoughts on religion right now.    I would include the...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F Jun 15, 2012

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    I Need Some Serious Help - I was raised Christian- Baptist. I'm actually 11 at the time. I don't want a "You're only 11. You've been brainwashed. Your parents need to take you to...
    RachelUndecided RachelUndecided 18-21 2 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    I'm Lost & Need Spiritual Guidance - I'm trying to live in Christ. I turned my life over to him last year. I was in foster care almost all of my life & was FORCED against my...
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    It Bothers Me - For years its been a continuous source of worry. At some point I need to sort out my religious beliefs, I need to 'make a stand' one way or another. I dont mean...
    WyldHoney WyldHoney 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 18, 2008

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    A Bisexual Catholic - In a way, I contradict myself, but I know there are other people who contradict themselves more than me. Just recently, I heard in the news that there is a...
    YamiNoSukai YamiNoSukai 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    Different Religion - i'm having a bible study to satisfy my curiosity. I attended different chuches and got some beliefs from them. I'm also asking some questions here in EP...
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F 1 Response May 11, 2010

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    Dont Really Have A Religion, But Still Struggling - God needs to sort out his followers. People get something from the bible or the qur'an or any other religious book and they...
    ForeverOnABoat ForeverOnABoat 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20, 2011

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    Thoughts - I had always been raised in a Christian household. I used to believe in it so strongly; I used to try to convert people. And now, I don't know. My Christian lifestyle...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F 4 Responses May 20, 2012

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    Religion Is Suffocating Me - The older I get, the more stifling I find religion. I was raised in the church (United Methodist), but drifted away during my teenage and college...
    EducationFreak EducationFreak 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    I Just Don't Know - My dad is a pastor. So I've been raised in a super Christian environment. I yearn for those long ago days, when I was happy.I can barely remember them now, but...
    eris39 eris39 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    I Hope This May Help Some. -  Awakening to Unconditional Love   Wake up my people. Let your light shine. Be hope when there is none. Be Love when you feel none. Be a...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 6 Responses May 27, 2008

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