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I Live In Faith, Not Fear

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    Most Definitely!!

    Now for me it was learned.. I was raised to fear, be afraid of what others think, oh don't do that what will people think?? So gee wizz I had a heck of a way to go!! But one by one I faced my fear, it was either that or feel the terrified feelings all the time, I hated that...
    Mystic44 Mystic44 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    Walk By Faith, Not By Sight...song by Keith and Kris Getty

    We take so many things by faith each day. Whether it be taking the train, bus, driving or having that meal to that we have. We may walk in to a take away and place our order. All this is done by faith, as we expect things to happen and take it for granted. The same is our life...
    YohanS YohanS 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    "Yesterday Was History, Tomorrow Is a Mystery, Today Is a Gift, Thats Why Its Called the Present."

    i will never give my soul to the devil for any wish in the world, for my soul belongs to GOD. i have faith in god and god gives me his good faith in return. i am not a super religous person even though it sounds like it...but i believe in faith. These words i speak inspire...
    fukitol fukitol 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2008

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    I Learned Early On, But Still Struggled With It.

    I would work so hard to try to get somewhere in life, and constantly lacked the faith it took to know that it was out of my hands anyway and that somehow I will be provided for.  Maybe not all I wanted but I definately got all I needed, and with a few prayers to the higher...
    RedheadJolene RedheadJolene 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    Silver Cross

    My Godson slept through his Christening. I gave him a silver Cross for his First Holy Communion.He became an alter boy.At nineteen he travelled the world, sharing his exploits via weekly emails and pics. One image struck me: tanned and smiley on Bondi beach, he still wore the...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 16, 2011

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    I Deserve the Best...

    When I trust that things will work out with the situation at hand it does. When I'm fearful, it makes things harder and in the end it still works out because after a while a part of me asks "why aren't you trusting?" I relax and everything works out.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F Apr 17, 2008

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    You gain strength, courage,

    and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2014

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    Why do people fake who they are .

    ..... It pains me terribly . It's so rude. Don't you respect or value another's time. As you sow , so shall you reap. Have the courage to put your fears , whatever they maybe , aside . If you can't be honest , well that just makes you a liar.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    I Having Living Faith.

    Living faith stands not in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God. Let's face it, if you put your faith in what you know, even in the Bible, sooner or later you are apt to find someone who knows more than you do. If you do not have living faith, someone will be able to...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Sep 8, 2010

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    I Like The Name Of This Group ...

    Faith not fear. I consider my self a Christian although I don't share moral or political views with most Christians. I believe everyone on earth is entitled to have their own personal relationship with God. Most religious leaders want to try and stand in between me and God so...
    jeffr jeffr 41-45 3 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    Cranky

    I can't do fear very well, I get cranky and mean. I'm not very nice when I'm mean, I'm....mean. I hate being mean. Faith is a wonderful thing, having faith, giving faith, they're both brilliant!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Nov 16, 2007

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    Faith

    I have been struggling a little with my faith.. I have always been a firm beliver in prayer.. I still am... My faith is what helped me get through our first deployment. and I know that it will help us during this our 2nd deployment.. At the end of the day I know God will watch...
    DogTagKindaGirl DogTagKindaGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2009

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    Changing My Life

    I have decided to make some changes in my life starting with putting god first and then education then job I have been working many years and living paycheck to paycheck and very unhappy I feel like I should be doing more with my life and I am taking steps to change these things...
    lady44108 lady44108 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    Every Day ... I Know

    Pslam 23 .... "The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2010

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    I Could Not Live Without Faith

    The closer I feel connected  to my SPIRIT/SOUL the better my life always is...When I have a bath, I always light a candle and turn off the lights...Then I meditate before and after I have bathed. Now  if I can just remember not to let external everyday...
    csan csan 61-65, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2007

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    Without

    I have lived without  faith, and with faith. The later being the more challenging.  Faith is certainly the main staple of the essence of my being now.  I will never look back. Faith is going up to the well, and laying hands on that pump, and...
    glorygirl glorygirl 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2007

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    Trust Your Instinct To The End, Though You Can Render No Reason.

    How different would our lives be if we all followed Ralph Waldo Emerson advice, “Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason?”   My friend once told me that he has 1 regret in life and that is not getting up from a church meeting...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2009

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    Let Go...

    ...and Let God. I leave it up to Him; I can't begin to explain how much more peaceful my mind has been since I realized that He is SO much more powerful than I am.  Not to mention that He takes care of everything.  There's so little to worry about when I'm not trying...
    DopeyGirl DopeyGirl 31-35, F Dec 16, 2007

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