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I Know There Is A Difference Between Religion And Spirituality

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    you don't need a organized church to be spritiual the 2 don't go hand in hand and the churches forget that they are more interested in the power they weld and the money they make
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    I concede that my inner world is a lot bigger

    than my outer world. I feel the time has come to embrace my rite of passage. It will be alone, but I'm happy to be free in my skin, to feel what I think. The hermit card for me, whilst I conjure myself to get where I need to be. Although I am unsure, to a degree, I know this...
    Outbornmotor Outbornmotor 31-35, F May 5, 2014

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    I Choose Spiritual Over Religion

    I don't mind congregating with ppl who share my beliefs in which I define this act as a form of religion. My one on one connection and closeness with my Creator is so much more important bcuz my main concern is how he views me this is an act of spirituality.
    MzMP MzMP 36-40, F Sep 27, 2013

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    My few things that I am grateful for today: BEING THIS BLOODY AMAZING and feeling even better. Perpetual opening of the open-mindedness. Sudden realisation of the thin line of...
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    it is fine to talk and even argue over religion, but when you declare war in the name of your divine, the you've forsaken their teachings and their word, even those who worship...
    Zurea Zurea 26-30, T 8 hrs ago

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    This is not my dream just to let you know. My boyfriend had a dream where he had to choose between saving a dog, and another person. He absolutely loves dogs by the way. He treats...
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    There are many pubs to be found in the capital and without wishing to sound like I need a season ticket to alcoholics anonymous, I have enjoyed going to a local or two. If there...
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    Jesus is the hope of this world. He came into this world to give us hope and joy, and when just one person comes to him and repents of their sins and asks for forgiveness, he...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 1 day ago

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    Don't tell me I don't know the difference between right & wrong. Wrong is the fun one.
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Yeah, it is kinda weird to explain. I do believe that there is a force that moves everything along, but i think that religion is brainwashing people to follow some codex. Yeah...
    AnjaM98 AnjaM98 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why can drilling fluids maintain wellbore stability? 1. Chemical composition and mud properties must combine to provide a stable wellbore. Weight of the mud must be within the...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Ok hear me out... I don't belong to a religion, mainly because I am an atheist. However this does not mean I discriminate against other people. I believe that people should believe...
    HelpIneedsomeone HelpIneedsomeone 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ever since I was born its been the same thing God is everything and everything we do must adhere to rules that were written 1200 years ago. My parents especially my mom believes...
    lifefuckingsuck lifefuckingsuck 13-15 4 days ago

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    For each his own, as long as one does not hurt another. The problem is when a person, or group believe there is only one way to live, and that their religion should be the base of...
    sbrys sbrys 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There's a big difference between being intelligent and acting pretentious.
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 4 days ago

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    Religion is hate, religion is fear, & most wars were caused by religion!
    apathy090 apathy090 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My dad has thrown his last temper tantrum for me. I had told him how I was suffering from a nightmares about the accident and I think about it all day and I can't stop it and you...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Faith is not knowing what the future holds, but knowing who holds the future. When you feed your faith, your fears will starve to death. It's about stepping out, when you don't...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F a week ago

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    *I'm doing some research for a dissertation and this is a small part of my paper* Do you hate religion in all cases? If so, why? I completely agree that religion has caused major...
    virginiamarie94 virginiamarie94 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I've tried and tried to find someone to date and have been failing for all my adult life now. I've gotten to where I don't care what my profiles on the dating sites say. I don't...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I believe it was two days ago me and a really good friend were talking about how these religious people were verbally attacking someone because they were transgender. Their reason...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    you should too or at least learn the difference. oh yea and do yourself a favor and learn the difference between there their and they're
    Reef182 Reef182 16-17, M Aug 25

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    I hate religion my self but I love Jesus Christ. Religion is a bunch of laws we can't keep, that's why we need a savior which is a relationship with God (not religion) something...
    arin19807 arin19807 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Unfortunately, the keyboard on my phone doesn't, so if makes me look bad.
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T Aug 24

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    The difference between "Girlfriend" and "Girl Friend" is that little space in between we call the "Friend Zone"
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M Aug 23

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    religions are misjudged all over the world. why can't people just respect all the religions? if you hear people talking bad things about some religion (as they claim islam being...
    marieseub marieseub 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 23

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    I believe in God but I hate to be called religious and I despise religion. Religion and having a RELATIONSHIP with God are two separate things , the old covenant of the law was all...
    arin19807 arin19807 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Well, I was never raised in any religion whatsoever. But reading all about the different ones there are has made me realize I'm not very fond of organized religion... Though I'd...
    mssparkles mssparkles 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    its really frustrating to see bow many people consider themseleves part of a religion and dont even know exactly what theyre religion teaches or dont fully belive in all theyre...
    IsmaelAlejandro IsmaelAlejandro 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    i respect all the believes in every religion as long as they respect other peoples believes but since many if them dont this is why i usually dont like people like that.if you dont...
    IsmaelAlejandro IsmaelAlejandro 16-17, M Aug 22

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    I know there are angels amongst us my story is that my daughter had a heart problem the doctors couldn't do anything about it they put a pace maker they didn't understand what was...
    Vickinlondon Vickinlondon 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    ya n not everyone knows the difference, either
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 22

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    As a wise man whose name I cannot recall at the moment said... "Lust is desire for the body, Love is desire for the soul."
    Omnilock Omnilock 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    The difficulty come in that some see science as a religion Both science and religion are belief systems here is where they differ In science, observation gives us a model of what...
    SatyrService SatyrService 46-50, M Aug 19

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    I think each one of us knows completely how Lust is entirely different from Love. It is just the matter of understanding that the former one dies soon and the latter one keeps...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Watching a news clip of some kid in Iowa ask Donald Trump “are you Batman?” (“I am Batman”, replied Trump) reminded me of a weird pm session I once had with...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 17

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    There's 'Lust' - where ones emotions heightens caused by desire, physical and sexual attraction and eventually fades when another catches the same feelings for another as they once...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    When I was 13 years old I decided I didn't want to have anything to do with religion anymore. I remember people saying "what if your future wife want to have a church marriage...
    Luckyguy1970 Luckyguy1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I know there is someone pretty darn close. He knows who he is. My twin.
    SocialHermit SocialHermit 41-45, F Aug 15