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I Want to Have a Better Relationship With God

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    We as human being were created in the image of

    God and we have the same likeness or spirit as God; which means: • We are God’s heart, willing to extend compassion, mercy and peace. • We are God’s eyes, bearing in mind and doing what is needed to make our world a better place for all of humanity. • We are God...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Dec 21, 2013

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    God Is Good Regardless of ..........

    I want a better relationship with God because He (Jesus) is my best friend, but the pain from many traumas is so real and sometimes it is hard to feel that He is close.  I also feel very lonely and wish that God would allow me to have a relationship with a special man.
    dilynn1718 dilynn1718 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2008

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    I'm Returning

    This may end up being a long story... After generations of my family being Catholic, my grandmother converted to Baptist in the 1970's, after moving from Pennsylvania to Tennessee. In turn, my mother converted, too, and raised me in a Baptist church. We were devout, attending...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    I Will Read My Bible, Put On My Serenity Tape...

    I will be calm and peaceful,,,because God will take care of my problem and my sadness. The tears will come because they are there,...But  I was told I need to cry....Tomorrow I will take 2 Wellbutrin antidepressants because that's what my doctor wanted me to take anyway...
    csan csan 61-65, F Dec 10, 2007

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    I would like to share w/you a devotion from The

    Upper Room that I read recently. Title: A NEW OLD SONG scripture Reading: Psalm 96:1-6; Psalm 40:3 (NIV) Thought For The Day: In what ways is my life a song of God's love? Like the psalmists, we often have felt weary or ultra-critical of ourselves or others. But unlike them...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    having a better relationship w/God is very

    important to me. I enjoying praising and thanking Him. I enjoy reading my Bible and doing devotions. I use a variety of devotionals. I believe it is important to connect w/God in whatever way we can so I journal my thoughts, questions and prayers. I ask God to quiet my mind...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Word Of The Day: Wait

    Before you make that next decision that will have a major effect on your life, wait on God to direct and lead you in the right direction. Let the Holy Spirit guide you down the right path, help you to open the right doors, and make the right choices in life. Whereby waiting you...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Mar 6, 2013

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    Staying Close to My Spirit....

    I need to pray and meditate more, I don't think I can overdo that!  With all the everyday, useless distractions I can easily  get caught up in just life.  My life goes smoother, and I am happier when I feel God's presence in my life,  yet why is it so ...
    csan csan 61-65, F Nov 11, 2007

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    Second Chances

    We serve a God of Second Chances, meaning that He never gives up on us. No matter how many mistakes or failures we have made in life. God still loves us and is willing to give us another chance. Man will turn their back on you, man will lie to you, man will betray you, and man...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    Do I Still Hate You?

    I always blamed God for my misfortunes, whether that be my depression, the bullying I underwent, the abuse by a family member that took place or the psychosis that later accompanied it. I never thought that that might just be the way the world went. I remember I always used...
    Meeoko Meeoko 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    Draw near to Him and He will draw near to you.

    ..that's what the bible says. And that's what I want to do this year I want to DELIBERATELY draw to God.I want to fill myself with His Word,to remind myself of His blessings,to live in His goodness,to fill myself with His grace,to see myself through His eyes to see that He finds...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F Jan 8

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    Its My Fault I Know

    It started when i stopped going to church. I'm not sure why i stopped going i just stopped waking up to go every sunday. Thats when i felt like my life went to ****. I slowly became unhappy with everyone andeverything around me. I started to learn how to fake it. I would laugh...
    Lifeoutofashes Lifeoutofashes 22-25 Apr 3, 2010

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    Dear God

    Dear God, thank You for all that You do. For You know the things we need of before we ask. I pray that You will guide our footsteps and continue to bless our families, our friends, our finances, our home, our social lives, our commitments, our spiritual life, our present and our...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M 2 Responses May 19, 2013

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    I Feel Guilty Even Looking At This Page to Be Honest

    I had a relationship with God two years ago that was so strong and so powerful that I am ashamed to admit this.. I turned my back on God. I am sure he asked me to leave my relationship and to go West. I was confused, and thought he brought my relationship together. As for going...
    RuMoR RuMoR 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 15, 2007

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    Let Us Pray: Dear Heavenly Father,

    I come before You just as I am. I am sorry for my sins. I repent of my sins. Please forgive me. In Your Name, I forgive all others for what they have done against me. I renounce Satan, the evil spirits, and all their works. I give You my entire self, Lord Jesus, now and...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Dec 22, 2013

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    Closer To My Maker

    I want to be closer to God.  I feel as if I use to be when I was younger (teenage years).  Maybe I have become cold, due to my experiences?  Maybe I have become a little bitter.  It's so easy to leave your first love of God.  This world is...
    Phoenix81 Phoenix81 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    There is no other way but to take my relationship with Jehovah God serious. If I am to please God, and receive His blessings in my life I cannot be hypocritical or "pseudo".
    seotelkniwt seotelkniwt 61-65, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ending my relationship With a married man. Feel like I'm getting my life back, never knew he was married until 2 years in . I was in love and stupid by then. I have a strong...
    charlotte61 charlotte61 51-55, F Apr 5

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    He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. Like one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he took...
    FatherFarley FatherFarley 22-25, M Mar 30

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    I try, I really do. But every time I look at him all I see his anger, the same anger that was in his eye when he was beating me. When I see fathers in movie or in the street...
    AwkwardnessCentral AwkwardnessCentral 16-17, F Mar 25

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    My dad and I have always been the best of friends, partners in crime. Up until 2 or 3 years ago I started with my social anxiety I stopped hanging around my parents.. I've gotten...
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F Mar 25

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    My fiancé of 30yrs ago I never stopped loving. I'm leaving my husband because he is an alcoholic .. Married 25yrs. I am worried once I move out my affair with my lover will...
    Neelloc Neelloc 51-55 1 day ago

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    He was in my life the first four years, but after that it went downhill. I found out about his alcohol addiction and the fact he cheated on my mother. I believed him until I was in...
    PearlRose PearlRose 18-21 1 Response Mar 29

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    Is there it true there girls out there that like fat guys cos am 320+ lbs and am looking for a girlfriend
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M Apr 9

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    I would like to share a devotion I read Saturday that blessed and encouraged me. I pray it does the same for you. Source: The Upper Room and Learning To Worship His Name; Title...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    My relationship with The Lord has tremendously gotten closer. He has totally transformed me by the renewing of my mind. Sensing his spirit around me constantly like a rush of...
    HeavenlyWarrior HeavenlyWarrior 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am 24 years old and just got out of a four year relationship with a 46 year old man. I met this guy in college when I was a fresh faced 20 year old. It was infatuation at first...
    freebird24 freebird24 22-25, F Apr 1

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    My fairytale has no ending yet, because I am still living it every day, even though it's filled with drama and heartache. The Love of my Life is my best friend. I believe you have...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I know a lot of people dont believe in long distance relationships but I believe in them. I was in 2 long distance relationships in the past. One was for 3 years. And that ended...
    alaskanrose90 alaskanrose90 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have to correct the title of "I want to break up with my bf" to "I THINK I want to break up with my bf". I am unbelievable unsure of what to do at this point in time. I feel bad...
    LazyCatEmma LazyCatEmma 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have been in an interracial relationship for the past three years now, and he's finally goin home in about two months.. This whole experience make me only want to date ppl of his...
    artsmak artsmak 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    This year I (finally) found someone that likes me back despite all my personality quirks. The only problem is that we're both seniors. Neither of us want to start a relationship so...
    Fallensparrow Fallensparrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I fear I've ruined my sister. I have the typical psychological build of someone who's younger sister has autism. (I fear my growing up with my sister, only a year younger than me...
    IsntHeSweet IsntHeSweet 18-21, M Mar 20

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    I am in a relationship with an amazing man! He is one of the most, loving, understanding, supportive, caring, sex men I know! I love him so much, & I consider myself to be one of...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I like mostly being on my own and conversing with God. Every time I feel sad,I tend to look for time to talk and ask for forgiveness and afterwards i feel relaxed, relieved and...
    dns1 dns1 26-30, M Apr 11

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    I can't pick one I had a great relationship with him as a kid but now I realized what he does isn't right, read my expirences if u are interested
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I want to find someone with whom I can share my deepest flaws with, who will get to know me and care for me as much as I will her. I'm looking for my counterpart of the song flaws...
    ellelinkin ellelinkin 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    People would be better off without me. I haven’t done anything worthwhile in my life and feel like a complete loser. Everything I try, I fail. I can never seem to do anything...
    fan210 fan210 18-21, M Mar 31

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    I was 16 and the time and he married into my family. We were both different races i also have a strong belief for interracial relationships because of this. We still have a...
    RoseyRosalita RoseyRosalita 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I have no problems with interracial relationships at all. l believe in interracial couples dating, marrying, and having children together. I have dated and had three biracial...
    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I have no problem with any interracial relationship nor does any of my family members and friends. It is a beautiful site seeing an interracial couple and family together.
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Okay, I'll begin by acknowledging that I won't likely find a woman to have an affair with here. But I want to have an affair with a woman. I have been married 17 years and have...
    Mcluvinassman Mcluvinassman 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    Sometimes we need someone who'll accept us for who we are, our weirdness, our flaws, and even our strengths. Is like someone who I can just talk to and have a laugh with. Maybe...
    ibak12 ibak12 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am haitian, creole and african american. In other words I am Black. If you don't like it. F#ck off! Idc. But do not offend my race. Not everything you see on tv and movies is...
    TazmainianDevil TazmainianDevil 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 29

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    I really want to make out with a girl I don't know why I just want to see if it feels different than kissing a guy
    ILoveBaxter ILoveBaxter 13-15, F 7 Responses Mar 25

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    some day i will find me a white girl who would want to do that with me
    fuckmywifedp fuckmywifedp 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Anything you do with another person should be consensual. So ya, why not, I will do it with you but only if you want to do it with me.
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 1

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    I want to run away with you, it's the one thing I wish for more than anything but I know we can't at the moment and it kills me more and more every passing day
    sam275 sam275 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I have a brother with asperger but he was never diagnosed with asperger's. He was with some neurologists through childhood but all the time was the same thing "attention deficit...
    emi92 emi92 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Can someone help me understand what a manic episode can be like? I understand manic episodes can vary widely depending on the person. I have a great friend in high school who I met...
    LovesWarrior LovesWarrior 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Bare with me... this might turn into a novel. My boyfriend and I have been together for almost two years now. It's been a roller coaster of events with his gambling. What makes it...
    evamestanza evamestanza 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Really, I wrote this because I wanted to find people out there who also have partners with autism but whenever I search things I only ever find negative stuff. Like they had to get...
    CherrypopCheer CherrypopCheer 18-21, F 6 days ago

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