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I Believe In God, Yet I Have Issues

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    On Religion And My Child

    Today, my child asked about God and how He is perceived across all religions. In my mind, all I could think about is "This is it. This is the point where I decide on how to bring my child up regarding religion."I knew beforehand the moment will inevitably come. It was a matter of...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Slowly Losing Faith

    All of a sudden I just stopped praying to God. Not entirely, but lesser prayers are coming from me. I don't know why I loss all interest but I feel like it's because HE hasn't answered a very personal problem of mine. Yes, HE has fixed my other personal/family problems but what...
    kaulitz13 kaulitz13 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Sincerly Me.

    This is the one story I decided to take with me from my previous account. it is my favorite story because it was the hardest to write, and I am reposting it again. Posted July 19th, 2011 at 12:33AM Before you read my letter- in advance i am not a perfect : Christian, family...
    EchoesInTwistedMeadows EchoesInTwistedMeadows 22-25 5 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    The Story of My Life

    I am a religious person. I have always had strong faith in God. I pray regularly. In fact, you could say, I have personal conversations with "Him" more often than I recite actual formal prayers. I believe that our lives have a purpose and that "He" has a...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    A Lot On My Plate

    i think i believe in god....or maybe it's the whole i know there's some kind of higher power but i haven't figured out what it is yet...   i just dont get it though....if god is supposed to be so grand...why did he give me so much to handle in my life.....i think he put...
    iveseenitall iveseenitall 22-25, F Feb 27, 2008

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    One Day At A Time..

    I used to believe in God and yet I still had issues..lots of issues...brokenness..fear...shyness.. my faith...depression...sexual sin among others... The first step in letting go of all these issues is telling God to have His was in you.. Surrender every small issue and problem...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2013

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    I Often Drift In And Out Of My Beliefs

    When I was a kid I always had a hard life and only thought of God as...God, not really all powerful and loving. I got mad at him when something bad happened and I was an odd kid, I wasn't a bully, I was bullied but I was also kind of mean (possibly cause of how people were...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2010

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    There's Something There

    We're not all here because of some great cosmic coincidence. I believe in science, but there's a huge part of me that refuses to die that doesn't just believe, but feels and knows that there is a divine power up there somewhere. But, just because I believe in God, doesn't mean...
    fadingvioletdawn fadingvioletdawn 18-21, F Sep 25, 2011

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    Confused

    I have been reading my bible alot lately and get really confused. I believe that God is the creator of the earth and that he sent Jesus to die for our sins. One of the things that I have a problem with is the church. Doesn't the bible say that you should attend "church"...
    lovethebeach lovethebeach 31-35, F 6 Responses May 28, 2009

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    Church

    I need to start going to church again.
    chelsia1 chelsia1 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2008

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    It's Getting Harder To Be Positive

    I have always been a religious person. I believe in God with all my heart and although I am no longer a regular church goer, I still pray and talk to the Lord daily. I have had a lot of ups and downs in life (mostly downs it seems), but my faith has carried me through. I am...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    Where Are You?

    I believe in God.i've had my doubts about His existence many times but can't get rid of the feeling that there is definately God.I struggle with the bible though,i don't enjoy reading it and,if i'm honest,i find it incredibly boring.i can't quite bring myself to believe that the...
    purpleperil1 purpleperil1 41-45, F Mar 23, 2013

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    What Is Faith to a Bipolar Person

    Right now its praying God keep me for beating up my family cause i'm tired of they sh@t i'm tried of getting walk on and i say something i never have the right words to win the battle i'll start to stand up for myself they shot me down i want to get out away form my family...
    janiceisdayna janiceisdayna 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    Why?

    Because I am human and I make mistakes all the time. I just need to learn from them and trust in God that he is in control of all my situations. God bless everyone GG
    guitargirl guitargirl 46-50, F 7 Responses May 11, 2009

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    Rip Carlin

    Like George Carlin said... I worship the sun and prey to Joe Pesci... because he seems like a guy who can get things done ;)
    Hipgnosis Hipgnosis 26-30, M May 26, 2011

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    Everything's Falling to Pieces.

    I believe in God with every part of me... and i pray everynight for him to take my pain away... but i dont know if he hears me.. cuz i still feel pain.. and things keep getting worse.. i feel like i've been abandoned..
    Fatty92 Fatty92 18-21, F 3 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Someone Tell Me Why

    Am i wrong is how i feel wrong this has been on my mind for 2 weeks now and i can't understand everybody else thinks i'm wrong i take me as i am i see my faults i'm fat a cry-baby weedhead and bipolar i know who i am and i'm fine with me i feel i don't need to force on my look i...
    janiceisdayna janiceisdayna 31-35, F 4 Responses May 18, 2008

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    I Believe In God But I Committed a Mortal Sin

    I believe in God really, because several times I make a prayer request he always grant it. Like when I asked if the guy that I liked so much would hopefully fall in love with me though it's really quite impossible because he's very shy and very reserve person. God really granted...
    frustratedlady frustratedlady 31-35, F 11 Responses Dec 10, 2007

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    My mother has slapped me, called me numerous, belittling names, and abusive curses. When she is angry, she will hit me and she will have that look in her eye that will make you...
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    My dad is being secretive all of a sudden; he keeps leaving the house and won't tell me where he's been. I'm worried sick because he drinks and smoke(d/s) pot. I want to believe he...
    DD213 DD213 13-15, F Aug 23

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    Some people may not like you but you don't have to please all of them. You only have to please God .
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I myself do, but if someone doesn't, it is fine to just be how God made us.
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I shave my armpits but not my legs, leg hair is there for a reason. I mean, I often wear tanks and that's why I shave my armpits- to reduce rumors bullying lies opinions etc. I don...
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    A question for all the men in this group: how young of a girl would you date if you were in your mid-forties? I do not believe love should be defined and constrained by age, but I...
    colourofmoonlight colourofmoonlight 18-21, F 37 Responses 3 days ago

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    yep it is true;i believe in it love can't understand what age your or what situation your in.it comes and destroy you.........:)
    knowmeevery knowmeevery 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 23

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    For as long as I can remember, I have always been attracted to people of older age, it is not only because they can hold conversations that revolve around many differing topics...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 24

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    If it did have an age does that mean You mother would just love you until you left home. No! You love your Mother and your Father, or are supposed to, FOREVER!
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't shave, and I shouldn't have to. If I've got hair growing on me whether it's on my arms, under my arms, or on my v*gina, I know it's there for a reason otherwise I wouldn't...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Generally speaking, I think this is true, but there are times when it's not appropriate. When two people have similar mental maturity, I think this is fine. For example, I knew a...
    karlmartink karlmartink 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I personally do shave but if you don't want to then you shouldn't feel like you have to
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm a swimmer I have to shave but oh well my armpits I'm definitely shaving
    cittykatluv cittykatluv 18-21, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Lol eww. If I didn't shave or wax for two weeks i'd probably get grossed out by own self
    99Problems99 99Problems99 18-21, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Bloody hell ok, for the people that shave good for you!!!! And for the people that don't shave good for you too!!!! **** what people think it's your body not there's,do what ever...
    Randomchick3 Randomchick3 16-17, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    1petitegreeneyes 1petitegreeneyes 46-50, F 7 Responses Aug 28

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    1petitegreeneyes 1petitegreeneyes 46-50, F 8 Responses Sep 2

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    My first sexual experiences were with a woman over twice my age! I don't think age should be something that determines love, nothing should! Love only knows love, and lust!
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    What's the age gap between you & your other half Does age matter in a relationship
    tom1851 tom1851 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I hope so i am counting on it love is my only real HOPE !!!!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    True I like girls that are younger and older
    Naughtythoughtss Naughtythoughtss 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate the way people get questioned especially girls if they go out with an older guys.People are always like why don't you go out with guys your own age?You can't help who you...
    sineadduff sineadduff 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't shave my down area. Why because nobody special to me. My boyfriends at the time don't like it but whatever you don't like it You must not be my soulmate
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 17 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't shave my legs often
    dogssing dogssing 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I don't usually shave my legs in the winter, haha.
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Everyone should shave, period.
    1976toes 1976toes 36-40, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    My intention with this post isn't to be inflammatory, but to rather state what I believe and why. I don't think less of people who believe in god, in some ways I envy them. I don't...
    dontknowmylife dontknowmylife 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I'm a believer and don't consider myself a snob. I respect your right to believe as you want. I choose to believe. I have been a scientist, of sorts, all my adult life. I believe...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M Aug 25

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    But maybe not like you. I am not perfect and I have many flaws. I believe in the individual's relationship with God rather than the church and Christianity. I am not saying that if...
    Midnightchorus Midnightchorus 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I believe in God. I believe that god cannot be controlled, defined, or contained. God does not have a religion. God is beyond human comprehension. If you try to lock god up in...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    What I really want to do is talk to God, but somehow praying alone just feels like I am talking to myself. What I want to say to Him is what I have always said to Him since I...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 22

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