I Was An Atheist and Now I Am Not

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    I don't know what made me turn back into my

    very own religion . but at first being an athiest made me feel like I could do whatever I want , not feel guilty about it , and not take responsibility for anything . Until , when I almost took my own life away one day , i asked God to forgive me , And then I suddenly felt an...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2014

    I grew up in a Christian household.

    One that valued attendance at church along with high standing morals. I knew everything about Christianity yet I believed none of it. But I told no one I was an atheist, out of fear I wouldn't be loved for my religious beliefs. But eventually me and my mother (whom I don't get...
    laceyjadeenevoldsen laceyjadeenevoldsen
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2014

    How I Came Not To Be, Through Reason.

    I wasn't raised in any particular church. My mother was Catholic and  my father a Methodist. She was pretty devout before she married my father and he actually studies to be a minister. He became disillusioned and secular, she fell away as well. Raised in the 70's and 80's...
    Cowboy1969 Cowboy1969
    41-45, M
    Nov 21, 2009

    For An Year

    After I left my Ordination and the Christian Church, I spent an year without any religion. I had a hard time believing that any higher power existed. And I became bitter and angry with the world. Not that I'm saying all, if any, Atheist are bitter or angry people. NOT AT ALL...
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    1 Response Jan 2, 2009
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