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I Have Been Baptized

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    First Swimming Lesson

    In the Greek Orthodox church, in which I was baptized but do not practice, they ***** you naked in front of EVERYONE and dunk ya!  That's how I was baptized!  I was about 5 months old , or so I'm told.  The traditions for baptism in the Greek church are strict...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 May 26, 2008

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    I Walked Into the Church

    I was born in december an baptized in october!. I was 10 months old when my mom finally decided to baptize me.
    caritus caritus 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2007

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    10-10-01 A Day I Will Never Forget, God Willing.

    While upscale trout were bumming in the Ozarks, as they often do in the winter time, I was being baptized in the beautiful, Historic waters of a very, very Cold October day in Spavinaw Creek in Gravette Arkansas. ( just also happens to be some of the best rout fishing i nAmerica...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2011

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    I Have...

    I was baptized when I was 13 in to the LDS church also known as the Mormon church. It took me a long time to realize the importance of what I had done and it took just as long to realize how blessed I am to be a member of this church.
    pepsi21addict pepsi21addict 18-21, F Oct 30, 2007

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    I Was

    I was baptized at a small country church when I was only 10, a year after I was saved.  We actually went to a boyscout camp was were dunked in a lake!  I cried at first cuz I was scared.  I never went under water quite like that before.  But then afterwards...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 29, 2007

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    I was baptized on New Years Eve of 1995,

    3 days before my first birthday at the Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Older Baptism

    I got baptized the same time I got confirmed. My parents thought it would be best if I could make the decision on my own rather than to have the baptism forced on me when I'm a child.
    ameeker ameeker 18-21, F Nov 21, 2007

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    Wonderful Sacrament

    I was baptized at age 8, Feb 14th 1993 in a Baptist church. Immersion. In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. I am now converting to Catholicism. But a baptism is valid.
    silverlining silverlining 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2007

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    I Was Baptized When I Was A Baby But I Think Im In Crisis

    im a roman catholic, i was baptized when i was a baby.. but im not religious one, ive been struggled with the concept of God, religions and things.. its just seems like not real for me, if there is only one God why thats so many religions? if God is almighty why He let all bad...
    euphoria8690 euphoria8690 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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    In 1962

    See of Canterbury, no less. And it didn't work. Ha!
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F Sep 20, 2007

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    Disappointment

    I remember feeling very disappointed because I thought I was supposed to feel something, but I felt nothing.  I almost wanted to ask the preacher to do it again because it didn't work the first time.
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 2 Responses Dec 29, 2007

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    When I Was A Baby...

    my dad baptized me then...he was a pastor... i still don't know what is baptizing...cos to me...it's just a group of ppl who do rituals...and consider themselves holy...and they bless the water...and then thet bless someone with the water...oh come on!...we're not god...
    XxlostxsoulxX7 XxlostxsoulxX7 13-15 Nov 25, 2009

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    As a Newborn In a Catholic Church

    I was baptized as a newborn into a Catholic Church.  My daughters on the other hand weren't baptized until they asked to be.  
    Francescanolonger Francescanolonger 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2007

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    At age 11 I went before the panel to answer the

    dozens of questions one must before officially becoming one of Jehovah's Witnesses. I answered them all reasonably well although by looking at their faces I thought I was screwing up majorly. My Maltese SUCKED,because I'm Canadian,but I had lived with my British mother&sister on...
    IsaacofCalgary IsaacofCalgary 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2014

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    I Was a Baby At the Time

    I was baptized Anglican by my parents, but I'm not christian at all
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2007

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    Late and Early

    Right, so I was born in December and baptized in April, which must mean I was around 4 months old when I was baptized. Not that old then. My sister is 6 at the moment, still yet to be baptized, my Mum's memory can be appalling at times if she still hasn't remembered!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Dec 15, 2007

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    When I Was a Baby.

    My family is catholic, so was my sister and cousin. I don't think it does a thing! I am not sure why people do it, they think they are "supposed to" or the church rejects you if you don't do it.
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F Sep 6, 2009

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    Age 10, Non-denominational

    i was baptized by the "full immersion" method at the age of 10, in a swimming pool at a non-denominational christian camp. then a few years ago i was confirmed into the episcopal church. it didn't involve a re-baptism but was a similar sort of experience, in that...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F Jan 31, 2008

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    Baptized With Christ:

    I have been baptized, and so has my 7 year old daughter too, We got Baptized with Christ last August at A 'lady's spa pool"!!! LOL! We actually went to a 'meeting'', and my friend shouts out at the end, "has anyone got a pool??? @ a lady shout's out 'yes" so we...
    Feflower Feflower 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2007

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    When I Was 9

    i was really scared.but i really wanted to be baptized.it really moved me.i never have forgotten how it made me feel.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 4, 2009

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    As a Newborn

    i was baptized when i was only a few months old. my godparents were with me and my family. we have an old home video on it. i actually wish i could have been baptized when i was older so i could have remembered the experience.
    RockYouBebeh RockYouBebeh 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2007

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    Iam So Glad That I Have Gave My Life To The Lord

    and i do no that my name is writting in the book of lamĀ  and i do no that iam going to heaven and not theĀ  hell.
    susiehouston susiehouston 56-60, F Jun 17, 2011

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    DROWNED!!

    Baptized catholic but i refuse to recognize myself  with any religion. Yeah they coulda drowned my in that stinky water.
    TattooBlitz TattooBlitz 18-21, F May 14, 2008

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    I've Been Baptised

    I've been baptised,Indeed I have,Trouble is,Was done,Before one could opt out,Had no say,No choice in the matter,Still,I wouldn't have changed it!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    I Still Wonder

    what exactly is this ritual supposed to do? It certianly did nothing to lead me to the holy spirit, or it to I. It didn't tie me to the church in any way. It didn't help convince me of anything. What was the point? I was baptized Anglican and now I'm closer to pagan. no, not...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2009

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    Baptized

    i was 14 when i got baptized. I was baptized on Wednesday January 18, 2006 at my chuch. After I got baptized I felt closer to god. It felt good to be baptized becuse i knew i loved God with all my heart and soul and today i still love him. I think me being baptized changed...
    Lor4cat Lor4cat 16-17, F Nov 19, 2007

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    Twice

    I was raised in church as a Southern Baptist.  When I was 14 I decided it was time to turn my life completely over to the Lord.  When I told my parents I wanted to be baptized I remember the pastor would come to the house once a week. He came to talk to me and make sure...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Dec 15, 2007

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    3 Times

    One as a baby. Once in the Baptist Church. Ugh. And once in the Pentacostal Church. I'm sure the first one was great. Who knows what I was thinking. The last one was awesome. People were seeing visions, the church was off the hook that day.
    mbug44 mbug44 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2007

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    I Was In Sixth Grade

    I was raised in a Conservative Baptist family (my dad is a pastor) so no baby baptism for me. I was pretty into believing in God and Jesus back in the day, so when I was 12(ish) I decided it was a good time to get baptized (everyone else was doing it), so I did. It wasn't...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 19, 2008

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    Very Much So

    I was baptized on July 24th, 1990, when i was two months and 4 days old. I have grown up in Christ all my life and am a very stong Lutheran..
    iGotMine8 iGotMine8 18-21, F Dec 29, 2007

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    Was Baptized In My Freshman Year Of High School At The Age Of 15

    Hi this Is Student3 and I am Proud to say I have been Baptized. I became a member of The Church @ West Cobb (Now Called Mars Hill Community Church) in 1997, but was not saved or been told about baptism until the early months of 2003, I was questioning myself with what the Youth...
    Student3 Student3 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2011

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    I am American and live in the Midwest, but I have been lucky enough to travel to England twice. On my second visit I stayed for 3 months! It was amazing and I dream of moving there...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year now. He's 22 and I am 19. I trust him very much and we have a pretty good relationship. However, for the entirety of our...
    katelynkapowski katelynkapowski 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I cannot get over the hurt that my husband caused me over three months ago. I am in therapy and doing all the reading etc. I can, but I cannot seem to let go of what happened and...
    Patilud Patilud 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been to 13 countries and 14th is my country of origin! India!
    kushshah31 kushshah31 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend of 4 years lied to me a lot in the past , i can't forget and it still hurts tough it have been almost a year back.. He created dating sites and lied about them,told me...
    Candymett Candymett 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It's actually pretty funny to think that growing up, everything seemed so normal, I never even considered that every other "normal" kid doesn't grow up like I did. Any how, I...
    TheHippieBitch TheHippieBitch 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have social anxiety, depression, PTSD, agoraphobia, and other extreme health issues that I don't get any assistance for, and I can't afford healthcare, so I have to deal with...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    so yeah i have been in a super abusive relationship. more than once where i was raped 17 times, ive been hit so many times that i can't even count them and i have been kidnapped...
    Romitri657 Romitri657 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I am working on an assignment for my current college course dealing with intercultural communication. The assignment requires that I ask someone who is not from the US and has...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 26

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    Lately I've been having these really bad headaches that hurt so bad that even my eyeballs hurt. I don't know if they are migraines or what they are but what I do know for sure is...
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    I always get cues to guide me out of harms way. I have been blessed.
    Treasure7 Treasure7 41-45, F Jun 25