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I Believe In Spirtuality Over Religion

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    First of all, there is no "religion" you either believe in God or you don't, and if you don't you're for the devil whether you know it or not because you are against God. So really...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    Two things I don't argue or fight about. Religion and politics. Everybody has a right to believe in who and what they want. Who am I or you to judge ?
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 27

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    Oh my gosh. I hate religious debates. I am catholic but I just can't stand when we get into these arguments about this and that, and it just makes the moment so heated. I can't...
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I wish we could all just get over it. So what so and so believes in something other then you? That doesn't mean you can't be friends.
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Why???? Al religion are good just do what u do And don't try to change someones religion !! (Like is THATS SO WRONG)
    Iwillhelpyou5 Iwillhelpyou5 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I just think is quite stupid ... I mean what how does someone's else's believes effect yours . I mean when am praying in my bed at night to Jesus I never see or hear a muslin or...
    Vezem Vezem 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 29

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    Your using your own religion against something. Your hurting it. Your making it look bad. Stop just stop!
    ArcticPotato ArcticPotato 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    What's with abrahamic religions and their fear of women?
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 29

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    Having said that if the religious maniacs can be encouraged to just fight each other, and leave the rest of us out of it... Need I finish this thought?
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I hate it. It ruins my family. Everyday he talks about the illuminati and Christian stuff.
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Just let it go. As long as said person is doing no harm to others, let them live how they want to live.
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 8 Responses Sep 27

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    Just accept that we all have different beliefs
    EllieAmazing EllieAmazing 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    The thing is I do want to believe in a religion but when I look at the bible,Quran etc I don't find them believable no offence to others who believe I struggle to find faith in a...
    Jazke Jazke 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I don't believe in any religion but I always feel someone has been watching me and I when I ask for help somehow he's always there
    xXJakeWhiteXx xXJakeWhiteXx 13-15, M 4 Responses Sep 21

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    I don't mind if a person worships God, Allah, Charles Manson, etc I won't try make you change your view, I won't turn up to your house or place of worship and tell you what not to...
    paragra paragra 18-21 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    When you stop believing in something, the funny, mythological and illogical things that you once saw as an absolute truth become so obvious to your eyes as a joke. I am not able...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 8 Responses Oct 4

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    I believe in God But We are at war Should we believers Be concerned or scare? Is this really a surprise? The answer is No No to fear And No to worry For the enemies may...
    broskidude broskidude 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 22

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    Alright, so I recently started what some would call a religious journey, and I'm really struggling with it. Some background information: I was not brought up in a religious...
    leencuisine leencuisine 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm a Christian, but I'm fascinated by every religion because it sounds like a fairytale, since I don't believe in it. I love the different gods each religion has, what they do...
    unicornbombz unicornbombz 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    What's the difference between all the different religions? I feel very confused because I say I'm Christian but I had no idea that Jews, Muslims and Catholics also class themselves...
    jessiicaaa1995 jessiicaaa1995 18-21, F 27 Responses Oct 7

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    I used to not believe in God, I used to think we are like robots/machines, once we die it's over. But about 8 years ago I had my brain operation and shortly after that I become...
    hyrok40 hyrok40 36-40, M 4 Responses Oct 8

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    YES THIS IS STOLEN, but it has a point. When I was a journalist in my 20s, I needed to verify a fact about atheism. This was before the Internet age, so I phoned the Texas...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    But sometimes family are not the blood relations you are born with. My blood family is basically my mum and my brother. I never grew up with cousins and uncles and aunts. In my...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I'm a pagan pansexual and grew up in an atheist household. I have been badly bullied because of religion so quite frankly, most religions disgust me. I have a friend and if her dad...
    xCheshirex xCheshirex 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hypocritical beyond belief . WBC needs to get their story straight, that's right WBC there's an element of you that's not straight (heaven forbid). I have been absolutely...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M Sep 30

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    My mom is Catholic and my dad is Christian. Yes I believe in god but I'm not going to use my religion against someone. I have my prayers when it's necessary to . I respect everyone...
    ArcticPotato ArcticPotato 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    Religion bothers me, I'm not gonna tell you to stop being religious but don't go around telling everyone to believe in what you believe and that if you don't believe in god then...
    DevilChild95 DevilChild95 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I don't have a religion. My family is all Christian But I could never accept it. I'm not saying I don't believe in god. I just can't lay my problems to someone just because...
    aztecwolf aztecwolf 16-17 4 days ago

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    Believe what you want to believe. It's no one else's business or right to tell you your wrong or try to force their religion on you.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Heck, I've made my own religion. I follow it and believe it, and I wait for the day I can live in the world it made. How I'm going to get there depends on the not to distant future...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response Sep 22

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    I also hate religion because when I was 12 years old the head of the usher board to me I was going to hell because I didn't want to be an usher any more. Despite me trying to...
    pinkypie5 pinkypie5 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I sometimes wonder if atheists are sometimes to hard on Christians ? It is a fact that a lot of human beings actually need religion in there life's , some because religion is a...
    mickyfin mickyfin 61-65, M 9 Responses Oct 3

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    I know God isn't real. That's just how it is. It's not an opinion. It's the facts that I know. There are many things about religion that are flawed, how do I know? I am very...
    JacobtheHuman JacobtheHuman 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 6

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    From the Inquisition to the current beheadings by ISIS, religion has been used as an excuse to commit atrocities for centuries. I believe it's truly sad and pathetic when something...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Oct 11

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    For as long as there has been a 'one true GOD' there has been killing in his name. This is one reason why I am a non believer. And I have found out myself that those that profess...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yes I believe in God. But not the God of religions who demands he be worshiped or else you'll go to hell. I believe in the God that created our souls. That created love. That...
    NotMuchGoingOnHere NotMuchGoingOnHere 18-21, F 12 Responses 3 days ago

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    I do believe it's misunderstood. Often misunderstood by the people in the religion. I converted from Islam to Christianity and I studied the Quran, I really used to worship that...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 3 days ago

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