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    At First I Just Didn't Know.

    All through childhood my parents raised me to Christian expectations. I just didn't know about the Holy Trinity. Once when I was at my friend's house we went for a walk and were 45 minutes late coming back. I had to come with her to Church. She told me all sorts of interesting...
    jewels223 jewels223 18-21, F Aug 3, 2013

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    How I Became A Christian

    I don't remember when I quit attending church but it must have been around age 16 or 17. I didn't quit believing, I just didn't go to church. I began to make my own decisions and each was more stupid than the last. I went to college and was homesick, fought with my assigned...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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