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I Should Go to Church Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    Afraid of the Locals

    I'd like to go back to church but not my local one because I hate the fact that everyone knows me. It makes me feel like I have to be a person that I am not.
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    To Be More Devoted to Jesus

      Hi, I went to church every Sunday... Then I got sick and have not went for a while.. I really miss it because I loved to sing with a group to our Lord.. I try to watch church on tv. but it is not the same... I should go even when I feel bad,  because Jesus will meet...
    hucklyberry hucklyberry 51-55 1 Response Jan 25, 2008

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    I Think About It.

    I think about church,I was raised in the Catholic church,but I've gotten away from it.There are thing's that I just don't agree with,like for instance according to the catholic church my husband and I are not married legally because we did'nt get married in the church,we were...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F Oct 29, 2008

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    Hm...community Interaction

    I use to go to church all the time. I liked getting out of the house or saying "I can't there's this thing at my church I need to do but your free to come with me?" but after everything that's happened in my life 2012 was not fair to me in fact it might have been the worst year...
    Ambiguous6 Ambiguous6 22-25, M Dec 25, 2012

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    I Need To Trust The Unseen

    I used to attend church every Sunday with my family when I was young. Unfortunatly the church we belonged to went bankrupt and had to close. I stopped attending while my parents tried finding a new place to go, but that was unsuccessful. Seven years have passed and we're finally...
    lifesucksrightnow lifesucksrightnow 22-25, F Dec 2, 2009

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    Help Me

     I need to go to church.  I've been thinking about this for a long time but it's like I can never get myself to go.  I feel so stupid when I go to church because I don't know anything about the bible or the biblical times.  I feel like I am...
    sexypink18 sexypink18 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Busy Pastors

    I think I know they arent all too busy to talk
    silversunny silversunny 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    when i was about 7 or 8 years old as amily always use to attend the church we had a special outfits anyway moving on to the story this particular sunday i did not want to attend...
    naughtykerry8 naughtykerry8 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    "Church and state were distinct in that the Federal Government could not elevate one denomination over others. Nor could government and its flawed inhabitants usurp divine...
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I have always had dreams where I am the dominant male in a post apocalyptic and it is my job to breed the women to regrow the population. I know this is a cliché dream but its...
    johnthedaddy johnthedaddy 51-55, M Sep 6

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    I'm attending a new Church tomorrow for the first time in about three years. I'm nervous and excited at the same time.. I think my boyfriend has agreed to go with me, so I hope he...
    HillyHana HillyHana 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm a pastors kid and I love it. There are downfalls and pressures and fears BUT I feel so privileged and honored to be part of God's kingdom. There are times where my heart has...
    Berenise17 Berenise17 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    First time in months I'm going to church. I wish I could go and not be the person everyone focuses on and judges but unfortunately I'm always that person. Just hoping I don't walk...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I know I should have left, but I couldn't. I'm going through hell. My kids are important, but I can't even function now. I stayed against everyone's advice, but it's really hard to...
    ihatethisplanet ihatethisplanet 46-50, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    If it is supposed to be, it will be. We can't make decisions on a passionate desire. People should never get hurt, even if that means I am the one crying. It's not my husband...
    screamer14 screamer14 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    "We can always count on the Americans to do the right thing, after they have exhausted all the other possibilities." Winston Churchill
    ValR ValR 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I had an odd dream. It wasn't innocent or by any means pure but there was something that stood out to me about it. At one point I was in a church and while everyone was sitting...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Aug 24

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    it's a really great non-denominational church in the Denver area of Colorado and i'm wondering if anyone else on here possibly goes there too? i kinda doubt it, but it doesn't hurt...
    syentafoxy syentafoxy 22-25, F Aug 29

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    Off to my fathers home...(church).. This day I'm taking all 4 kids.. It's gonna be an adventure but I will go to anything to guarantee that I'm in the house of my lord!! Bless you...
    cherrikisses22 cherrikisses22 22-25 1 Response Aug 31

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    I enjoyed church today it was so refreshing!! Helps me get through a lot.
    cherrikisses22 cherrikisses22 22-25 Sep 7

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    I love old castles and churches with thick stone walls, covered with moss, showing the passing of time, some parts of them even crumbled down due to the exposure to weather...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Just when you thought the Dark Ages and the Inquisition were over, Christian "Witch"-hunting in Africa today.Video footage of mob violence in Western Africa. A group of people...
    innosflew innosflew 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    I would like to tell how i became a Christian. I was eight years of age when i put my trust in the Lord Jesus Christ i had been brought up in a Christian home and was taken to...
    Redeemed02 Redeemed02 66-70, M 3 Responses Sep 14

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    Just something I wanted to share It was a day like no other. Who would have I would be getting a call at 10:20 in the morning on august 16. Its my brother in law and im wondering...
    JoAnnE25 JoAnnE25 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    A long time ago I went to the doctors complaing of depression and a lack of motivation to live my life, they put me on medical benefits and left me there to rot. After 15years of...
    AltLexington AltLexington 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    This isn't an experience involving relationships but instead a thing we all take for granted..... our health. 12 weeks ago I took my first steps in the hospital, I learned how to...
    VeinsOfMisanthrope VeinsOfMisanthrope 18-21, F Sep 5

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    So I have an older sister that moved to the other side of the country a few years ago.. She's a year older than me and it's because our family decided to split up. She lives with...
    ravenzewolf ravenzewolf 13-15, F Sep 8

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    It's been almost eight years since i've fallen in love. My first and I'm afraid it would be the last. Four years since I had that relationship with her. We almost lasted a year but...
    xenna2 xenna2 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Yes I want to be happy again. Feel alive again Don't have many ppl around me to show their support, sometimes just have to make peace with the fact they care about you but don't...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    It's funny how looking through old photos can really put your life into perspective....how clearly you can see your life in chapters. I'm in a weird chapter of my life right now...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2

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    If i fall in love again i will kust have to be heartbroken again and i would hate that it may sound easy being heart broken but its not. You will feel so sad and guilty and i cant...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Anyone knowing my own personal experiences won't be supprised that I'm against it, but what is "it" exactly? Child abuse. It's not always sexual, not even physical... it's taking...
    ValR ValR 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Just when i thought i had grown up.just when I thought i had matured and had finally learnt my lesson again I revert and do something I knew to be a bad idea?? And why?? I keep...
    Jadelicious Jadelicious 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    This weekend, my friend had his b-day party. We went to a couple of bars afterwards. At the second bar we somehow ended up sitting with these people. There was a very cute guy. I...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F Aug 26

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    How do I mend my broken heart now that my world has fallen apart. I struggle to get through each new day knowing the man I loved gave up on me and walked away. My tears seem never...
    dybbukbox dybbukbox 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Seems to happen time and time again. I am inlove with the most wonderful man but the long distance makes it so hard. My mistake was to build my life around around our relationship...
    nicoleACA nicoleACA 22-25, F Sep 1

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    I ****** up on everything once again Now He's not going to trust me again. ****, I'm scared. Why the **** is so hard for me to say NO!!! to people.
    BrutallyHonest316 BrutallyHonest316 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Haven't seen or felt it in such a long time. But now it's starting to creep back up again. I need it to go away. And the one person I desperately need who kept it away isn't here...
    JackSkerington JackSkerington 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I am a teenager. I just gave birth to a premature baby boy in February and now I'm pregnant again with my boyfriend. This time I'm pregnant with twin boys...>_< My breaststroke...
    catseeker catseeker 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    being blessed with such a rare talent, you could have been one of the best running backs ever. Adrian (all day) Peterson... You are a sick man. Abusing your two sons ESPECIALLY...
    Spencaa92 Spencaa92 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't have trust for love anymore, I've had my heart broken over and over again.. I just can't afford for it to happen again.
    WouldyeKindly WouldyeKindly 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    well after 2 years and 3 months free of cutting and 1 year 7 months of not purging it started again. i know i cant let it happen again especially after my parents spent tens of...
    1yr7monthquitter 1yr7monthquitter 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Magalyid72 Magalyid72 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    The moment you know that you are falling in love with someone is one of the most exciting and terrifying moments in existence. Falling in love with someone is scary because, for...
    mimi2226 mimi2226 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    It's been too long. I'm ready to start writing and playing again. My callouses have vanished, so I'm working on building those back up... which is about as fun as I remember it...
    traurigerpanda traurigerpanda 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I was playing this game online back then in primary school, got addicted to this online game from a friend and her sister. until we entered middle school, i never use my real...
    hooncaramello hooncaramello 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Just when I think I have it beat, it hits me full force again! Yesterday should have been a great day with the great news I got, but I was still sad inside. Didn't sleep at all...