I Want to Have a Better Relationship With God

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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

    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

    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
    61-65, F
    Feb 18, 2014
    margothehuman margothehuman
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2015

    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
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 25, 2009

    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, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    61-65, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2014

    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

    Want A Very Strong Relationship With Our Creator?

    Our Relationship with God can only grow in Spirit and truth if its His will because only God is in full control of all things on spiritual levels that only those spiritually minded with only His true and genuine Spirit can understand; and that is because what they see comes not...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    61-65, M
    1 Response Oct 30, 2010
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