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I Believe In Spirtuality Over Religion

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    Did You Pray This Prayer?

    1. God Loves You! The Bible says, "God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life" The problem is that . . . 2. All of us have done, said or thought things that are wrong. This is called sin...
    kalp1966 kalp1966 22-25 2 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    Cry Of The Banshee

    Someone can be intrinsically connected to a particular spirit...I found out through an experience that has made a lasting impression. I had made a close connection to my father-in-law. I would go over his house daily and made lunch for him and my brother-in-law who joined on his...
    Staves Staves 46-50 2 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    There Are So Many Things

    Spirituality can mean a number of different things while religion denotes following a set of beliefs outlined in some way. My husband used to hate when people would say 'I'm not religious, I'm spiritual' but now he understands how I feel about it and why that can be a strong...
    MissSunfire MissSunfire 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2010

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    It Is...lord Krishna Told....

    You need not have any regrets for the past. You need not worry for the future. The present is happening... What did you lose that you cry about? What did you bring with you, which you think you have lost?
    kalp1966 kalp1966 22-25 7 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    Deceit

    I think that religion is deceitful. Every religion claims to be the one true religion which has led to nothing but holy wars since the dawn of man. I believe that there had to be something which existed prior to the big bang. Something cannot come from nothing. I believe that...
    neonshades neonshades 51-55, M 9 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    What Does Your Idea Of Heaven Look Like?

    I'm not afraid to admit that I'm not a religious person. But that doesn't make me a 'bad' person, because I firmly believe in the basic tenets that are part of most religions: love and respect one another are right at the top of my list. I take issue with anyone who truly...
    VTMarkus VTMarkus 46-50, M Dec 3, 2012

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    Spirituality Is Real, And More Accurate Than Religion...

    I believe firmly in Spirituality. I don't believe in a God, not in a particular God at least; and I hate how all of the different religions of the world are always in turmoil because they can't agree. I believe that if there is a "Higher Being" he or she is of no religious...
    ExclusivelyJess ExclusivelyJess 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2010

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    From Bhagvat Geetaji....

    Dedicate your being to God. He is the one to be ultimately relied upon. Those who know of his support are forever free from fear, worry and sorrow. Whatever you do, do it as a dedication to God. This will bring you the tremendous experience of joy and life...
    kalp1966 kalp1966 22-25 2 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    Definate Difference

    I  think there is a distinct difference between the two.  A person can believe in God and not have any religious affiliation.  I do think it's too bad when religion and God are treated as the same. 
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M Mar 26, 2010

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    All Organized Religions Are Corrupt

      There may be some spiritual truth to most religions but the need for individual power within the organized members corrupts the spiritual message. The focus soon becomes one of political influence and power. With political influence and power comes money and there is...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2010

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    God Knows Everyone....

    I Believe In Spirituality , as God knows everyone.   Yours and mine, big & small erase these ideas from your mind. Then everything is yours and you belong to everyone. This body is not yours, neither are you of the body. The body is made of fire, water, air...
    kalp1966 kalp1966 22-25 2 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    i personally.... don't share your belief on quite the same level, i think. I think it's super neat that you can find something that you have put your faith into believing. I think...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I really don't understand why people do. I think everyone should be able to believe in whatever they want whether its a god, many gods, no gods, ect. Fighting about it isn't going...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/I-Am-Muslim/4694417 here is my experience ?i want to get some feedback thank you reply on the experience
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    let people believe what makes them happy. Let them be as committed to the religion as they liked to be. Some need to stop shoving religion down other peoples' throats. Some also...
    TyTy19 TyTy19 16-17, M 14 hrs ago

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    But I dont believe in organized religion.
    veeshybi veeshybi 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Spiritual Understanding Through Disassociation We all as humans live within a world of business because it involves production and sales which brings money for all to spend while...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Aug 4

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    I am twelve and I have believed in god since about two years ago. Then I started to question things. I also took adv biology last year and we learned sines tuff about how the earth...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 12 Responses Aug 3

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    The only reason religion still exists is because people are indoctrinated and don't question things they were told as children .Actual physical or sexual abuse carry scars over...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    i believe in god ,i used to follow krishna as a person from my childhood , i read about him so much till now .. i was inspired by him so much .i don't believe in things till...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I do believe in God. I believe the world is too complex to not have a higher power. That higher power probably doesn't call itself God. "God" is just a word that humans made up. I...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F Aug 6

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    Two things. I don't believe religion is a good thing and I don't believe religions are real. Religions are there, but they aren't real to me. Because there are so many of them...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't get why Christians bash people for believing in a different religion like you will be condemned if you don't give your soul to Jesus or something. Now this is not bashing...
    kwill754 kwill754 16-17, M 7 Responses Aug 19

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    It is my personal belief that religion should not be preached publicly. I am a semi-atheist, and although I have no issues with people believing in certain things, to go around...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    . I Believe that Every Woman Should ; Have Self Respect , Confidence and Dignity First. Rather Than Just Throwing Yourself to A Man. That's the Most Beautiful Aspect Any Woman Can...
    itsvanii itsvanii 18-21, F 1 Response 39 mins ago

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    When i was little I always beleived in magic and I still do I study it alot and I see it when my family doesn't my family doesn't believe in it I'm the only one who does
    buddergirl245 buddergirl245 22-25, F 2 Responses 38 mins ago

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    Believe. What is a belief? A belief is an acceptance that a statement is true or that something exists. Most people hold strong beliefs in religion and science and politics and the...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 5 days ago

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    I laugh at people who say they are believers in science and therefore can't believe in religion. I am not very religious anymore but I grew up in a religious community with many...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Historical Origins Of Religion & God I've recently been doing some reading & watching documentaries about religious beliefs, mythology, folklore...basically the beliefs we've had...
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    When I followed Christianity myself, I never used to mind those little religious booklets Christians gave out to everyone and their mama but now I find them somewhat bothersome and...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    So many people have a messy life, cheating, hooking up here and there, divorce and married again, showing off their body, always think that Money is priority. I wish that people...
    Jasonaditya Jasonaditya 26-30, M 6 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Well... as I must admit... I’m not the most religious man in the world... I do have faith.... but my faith rests on many aspects of different religious texts beliefs and...
    teenagemutantninjaturtles teenagemutantninjaturtles 26-30, M Aug 1

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    My father is an atheist, but he taught me to believe anything I wanted. He didn't force any religion into my brain. If I asked a question about God, he answered it best to his...
    BookWonderer BookWonderer 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I believe in god. I don't believe in any of these religions written by man. My Mother wants my sisters and I to become muslim and I don't want to be muslim. I'm not sure what to do...
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not to sound like an atheist, but do you guys truly, and I mean down to every single speck of atom in your body, believe that religion is going to save us? You say that there is an...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It really upsets me! As a Christian, I don't thrust my beliefs in other peoples faces to avoid making people uncomfortable. I discuss it rationally when a situation arises. Yet it...
    LostApothecary LostApothecary 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I didn't lose my religion. Religion lost me. How am I meant to believe in a book, written centuries gone, that could have been written by a flock of geese? How am I meant to...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Why do we need to feel superior? What is it about us that seeks the emotional or spiritual defeat of another? How can we so easily trample on those around us? Why can’t we...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ok not exactly wiped off but this is as close as I can find. It would be nice to have a world where people born into a religious family where given choice instead of being forced...
    ButtersTheMerciful ButtersTheMerciful 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have my faith and beliefs. But I hate hearing or reading about arguments and religion and people trying to tell others how "wrong" they are. You have to decide what you believe...
    chloejune chloejune 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    We've been cursed with minds that can count time and hearts that yearn for a God. Sometimes I think about God and religion and how someone tried to make up this perfect world of...
    skybaby0 skybaby0 18-21 2 Responses Aug 3

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    So everyone's entitled to an opinion...here's mine. Religion was invented as a means to control people. To exert power over a population whilst hiding behind a book and claiming a...
    kingjody87 kingjody87 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I believe in a God whole heartedly, but I'm skeptical of all religions. I'm not atheist, and I think I'm pretty spiritual. I just find it hard to believe in man-made religions that...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M 12 Responses Aug 10

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    God is great, I totally believe in God and a heaven. But I don't believe in all these religions.
    alyssab11 alyssab11 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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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...
    debbiedee623 debbiedee623 51-55, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Religion is man's attempt to scientifically systemize faith. Even Jesus' plan is falling apart. If faith is reconcilable with science, it hasn't been accomplished yet. If creating...
    DarkChristian DarkChristian 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I'd consider myself more Agnostic. But I can't stand when God and religion are brought into the work place. Just because you believe in God and all of His plans doesn't mean...
    nichollrb nichollrb 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I frankly think religion is dumb as hell. I just don't believe in anything. At all.
    BeautifulMistake21 BeautifulMistake21 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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