I Want to Believe In God

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    It Would Be Nice, But It Seems Too Ridiculous.

      I really think I would enjoy actually believing in some sort of a god, and being a part of a religious community.  I love the music, and the American cultural history of community churches.  But I cannot get myself to believe what seems like a strange and...
    sugnim sugnim
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 20, 2008

    I Want You to Believe Also

    this may help some: http://www.experienceproject.com/group_st...
    ForLove ForLove
    46-50, M
    Jul 23, 2009

    Trying To Find Some Answers

    Not only was I raised without religion, I was told that Jesus Christ didn't exist.  I am now a member of a Christian church and I agree with all of the teachings regarding how I should . . . live my life, treat other people, etc.  The problem is, I don't know how to...
    cheesehead10491 cheesehead10491
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2010

    I Don't Believe In the ...

    I don't believe in the mystery God that current religions say you should follow.  I tried to believe that an invisible man exist in the sky, but the longer you live and the more things you get to experience, the more you really start to question whether religion is something...
    CorporalPunishment CorporalPunishment
    4 Responses May 13, 2009

    Is Belief In God A Sort Of Superstitious Thing?

    I thought I saw God in people when I made them my 'loving' colours -that is,red white green and blue for males (God as father or brother),andcyan black magenta and yellow for females (God as mother or sister).these colours, to me, were 'loving' as opposed to concerned with...
    SesanwaWigistawa SesanwaWigistawa
    36-40, M
    Jan 13, 2011

    My Mom Was Raised On The Bible And Shes A Bible Nut

     Shes trying to make me one too but its failing i cant understand bible obsession i read it sometimes but its just a book.
    darkangellights darkangellights
    18-21, F
    Mar 15, 2012


    I want to believe but religion seems to be the opposite of what i am. I was taught religion but i never believed in it. The idea of god seems real to me but i have never found a religion that seems to call to me.
    Confused16 Confused16
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 5, 2007

    Agnostic Seeking Answers

    I'm 47 years old and for the last 25 years I've considered myself an agnostic, though I was raised Catholic and often felt like I want to believe.  Through the years I read about Buddhism, skepticism and freethought.  I practiced meditation, remained...
    think2much think2much
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Feb 8, 2009

    My Higher Force.

    I cant put my hand on my heart and truly believe I am where I am today without some kind of help along the way.  I mean the help from up above, some people call their God by a personal name, am not sure if the name is really important as long as you know what your talking...
    rosygal rosygal
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Jul 27, 2007

    I grew up in a christian family

    but always struggled to believe in God but I want to believe. I used to consider myself to be an atheist but now I am simply unsure and have been for a long time. I would like some faith to keep me strong in this messed up world we live in. There are over 4,000 religions out...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    I Believe In God My Own Way

    I went to church for a long time in my life, went to bible college, then went to a jewish torah sinagogue and studied the torah and then I started reading alot of other books pertaining to metaphysics and history and found out so many things that made me totally doubt the book...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2012

    Skeptic Who Wants To Believe

    I'm 19 years old and I was raised in a non-religious family. My dad used to say "I go to a round church where the devil can't corner me." That was the most we ever talked about religion. I've always considered myself agnostic as I was skeptical about God. I have always been...
    Amay408 Amay408
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Sep 16, 2013

    I Do Believe In the God of ...

    I do believe in the God of the Bible.  I use to be an athiest and began to study things in their truth.  Evolution my bread and butter at the time, was coming up way short.  There was just to many holes and did not fit together very well.  After trying to...
    allofus allofus
    46-50, M
    5 Responses May 13, 2009

    Is There Anyone Watching For Us?

    My mother does trully believe in god and ever since i was young she was trying to make me like her.At the begining i also started to believe in god but as growing up i started to wander what if nothing really is true...I know i want to believe but I also know I'll never be sure...
    Real2Ann Real2Ann
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2011

    I Want to Believe In God

    I truly want to believe in God, I was raised in a catholic family, and I used to have faith when I was a kid. Now I'm 18 years old and my faith is gone. I'm currently studying physics; everything in science is based on facts, if you can't prove it, then it doesn't exist. I would...
    DarkestDay DarkestDay
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2007

    How can all these people suffer

    if hes so great? Ive prayed many times and nothing happened. I want to believe that he is there but it sure doesnt seem like it.
    Stressed14 Stressed14
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2015

    Sometimes, Things Are So Hopeless.

    I don't believe in God like a lot of people do - I don't worship any deity or lord, I don't praise him, I don't claim to have anything special.  I'm just a relatively normal kid with a bad outlook on life and horrible social skills.  In short, I'm alone in this world...
    xWhenTheSkyCriesx xWhenTheSkyCriesx
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Feb 4, 2010

    All of My Life

    my brain works on proof, on ways things are wrong and right... i would consider myself a non denominational Christian, but i don't feel worthy sometimes... b/c here lately it's been hard to remember God is here for me... i'm not exactly for sure why... i want to believe, i...
    lookinggood4you lookinggood4you
    18-21, F
    Nov 16, 2007

    I'm not cut out to live an Atheistic life.

    I don't think I have the mental fortitude or even the disposition to live a life like that. This is a time of my life where I need God the most, and where God seems the less present. I'm tired of this unending nightmare. I want to be well again, to be happy again and enjoy my...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus
    22-25, M
    May 15, 2015

    You Do? Why?

    Christian god: ~demands you love him first ~needs you to believe in him with no proof ~sometimes offers affection, but it's always fleeting ~requires you to follow and look for him forever ~is jealous: you're not allowed to shop around for a deity that suits you better ~promises...
    slow4speed slow4speed
    22-25, F
    4 Responses May 21, 2012
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