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I Wish I Could Believe In God

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    Knowledge Makes Belief Impossible

    I was raised believing in God. I'd known no other way to believe until I was a senior in high school. At that time, I was briefly introduced to atheism. I remained Christian for three years, then started doubting and started thinking and looking at the way things are. I became a...
    SimplePrayer SimplePrayer 26-30 3 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    Evil Is The Answer

    Evil has an infinite power.Do you understand the overwhelming power of infinity?  You do not - the complete and absolute absence of good; the absolute deepest, purest evil that cannot be imagined, thought up or performed by a mere, simple human.  The most relatively...
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M 6 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    It's Not That I Don't Believe...i Just Wish I Didn't Have Doubts.

    I go back and forth on whether or not god exists. I want to believe, and I genuinely do feel like there's more to life than what we see, but at the same time...it just seems so IMPOSSIBLE that we exist outside of a functioning brain and circulatory system, that we're overseen by...
    missyfin missyfin 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    Please Read

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    lovefive lovefive 16-17 Apr 6, 2011

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    Show Me.

     I believe in things I can see, feel, experience. I've never seen or felt god and I sure as hell haven't experienced any of his loving acts.  
    tellmeyouloveme tellmeyouloveme 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    Unhappy With Where You Are?

    Where we are in life is exactly where we want to be. Not necessarily because it's what we want but because it's good enough. When good enough isn't good enough anymore THAT'S when we start living :)
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 13, 2012

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    Is There Proof That God Actually Exists?

    A watch requires a watchmaker. What of our infinitely more complex solar system, with the Sun and its planets revolving around it with split-second precision century after century? What of the awesome galaxy we live in, called the Milky Way, with its more than 100 billion stars...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 12, 2012

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    I Wish I Could

    I really do wish I could believe in god and that there is a place you go when you die. It's just that I am to educated to have faith in something with no proof. You go through school and you see all of these explanations for things that the bible attributes to god. These are...
    SecretlyFemale SecretlyFemale 18-21 3 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    I Wish There Were Something More.

    I am depressed. Very much so, i have been this way for a very long time. I am sad that nothing really lasts forever, so i don't do anything at all.  I wish that there was a purpose to my existence.  I have never really believed in a god, well i did, but that was literally at...
    genericloser genericloser 18-21, M 10 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    If Only....

    I wish i could believe in him, but sadly i have lost my faith in Him a long time ago. Where is God's fairness? Where is God's justice to those evil humans. I have been suferring in misery for the last 3 years. Everyday and nights is a lonely sad miserable time for me. I used to...
    yazed yazed 31-35, M 5 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    I Dont Believe In God

    when i was a child i used to believe in GOD but as i grew up wiser and wiser i open my eyes that god is just a myth that if GOD lived he died long time ago... i think people are blind about GOD even though I want to believe in GOD there is no proof...
    batusay07 batusay07 16-17, M 19 Responses Nov 25, 2006

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    It Would Help So Much...

    if I could just believe in god. To have that ideal that I could turn over all my worries to. See I have a niece with Cerebral Palsy and she is constatnly in and out of the hospital. I would give anything to just be able to say God will take care of her and actually believe it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    But How Could I?

    One of my friends once said "How could I belive in God while my life is like it is? Why should I belive if I see people outside who are happier than I am and they don't belive in God?"  I agree. Here and there I almost can belive. But most of the time i don't.  I want...
    Katya24 Katya24 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    I've had a rough time the last few years.

    I really wish I could lean on something and have faith in God. I once was a christian, but as I never felt like God wanted anything from me, and never "answered" my prayers, I just had a really hard time believing. I want to try, but it's so hard. I wanna be a christian so if...
    Themil Themil 18-21, M Aug 18, 2014

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    Maybe

    I don't think there was ever a time in my life when i believed in God.   When I was little, he was just some concept that made my parents wake me up early on Sunday and sit through a long boring hour on an uncomfortable, old, wooden bench. When I became a teenager...
    Zigh Zigh 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    But I Can't Find Proof...

    I have major issues with trying to believe in something that I can't see or something that has never been proven to be there, 100%. I try to think about how amazing God would have to be to be able to create the heavens (?) and earth and everything that we see and things that we...
    ExclusivelyJess ExclusivelyJess 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 8, 2010

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    I Wish I Had More Faith Then Doubt

    I was raised in two faiths.My mother was wiccan and would teach me its values but she also let my grand-mother teach me how to be a good catholic. Back then I had alot faith, I guess the innocence of childhood let me believe in both without taking away from the other. I...
    muffinmeister muffinmeister 26-30 7 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    The best part about individualism is that your entitled to your own opinion you don't have to agree, you don't even have to respect my beliefs you can write anything in comments it...
    germany100 germany100 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not a bad person, yeah I may make mistakes. I'm not perfect but I do believe in God but right now I can't understand why God hasn't let me be happy with anyone? Is hard to have...
    ddanniiella ddanniiella 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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    Because when you release the ego, the energy that protects shields and centers around yourself, your aura creates a benevolent energy and gives it out to other beings thus filling...
    SpiritualStoner SpiritualStoner 16-17, M May 12

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    I Know The Way You Can Get I know the way you can get When you have not had a drink of Love: Your face hardens, Your sweet muscles cramp. Children become concerned About a...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 5 Responses May 17

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    I know that God exists because the Jews exist and the world cares about what they say what things they do. We dont care about Persians, Egyptians and Mexicans as a world. The world...
    Sullan Sullan 36-40, M 3 Responses May 3

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    Have you found your other half? Do you believe in true love? Does true love really exist? I don't know. I haven't found it, so maybe that's why I'm a bit skeptical.
    Barbiedoll89 Barbiedoll89 22-25, F 4 Responses May 11

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    Life is simple and easy, do not add unnecessary negativity into your life. Steer clear of nonsense.
    aleydis aleydis 26-30, F 1 Response May 9

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    I used to be a firm believer in God when I was little but as I got older I just didn't see the point in believing anymore. Now I don't know whether I should believe in God or not...
    MarioT96 MarioT96 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Though I was raised to be a catholic, I grew to change my way of thinking and wonder a whole lot. I respect all religions and I think religion is a beautiful and amazing thing that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't have a problem with people believing in atheism, everyone has a right to believe in what they believe in however I do have a problem with SOME(note some, NOT all) atheists...
    lunamoon12 lunamoon12 16-17, F 6 Responses May 15

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    To people in my past, it might not seem like I have forgived, but I have. You can't hold a grudge forever. I believe God would want me to forgive anyways. ( :
    samhc samhc 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    Me and this guy have an unbelievable amount of things in common. He says there is a connection, that we owe it to eachother to meet, he said he feels like he already knows me or...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    My grandparents have always worked in the church and I lived with them most my life. Growing up I always had doubts and never quite could "believe". The moment finally came for me...
    TheShowOffBrand TheShowOffBrand 22-25, M May 15

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    I wish could go back to the late 40's just after the war, when things were more civilized and people were more polite and music wasn't auto-tuned; Back when you took notes with a...
    DeathByPandemic DeathByPandemic 70+, M 5 Responses May 2

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    The Rapture, the Tribulation, and Armageddon I'm a simple student of the Bible interested in the foretold events of the end time. These are some of my personal opinions and...
    HeavensHome HeavensHome 46-50, F 2 hrs ago

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    Why I Left Mormonism. Why I left Mormonism Documentation on my reasons for leaving Mormonism is listed at the beginning of my story. These links are here so that it is...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 15 hrs ago

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    I always try to follow what my heart says, but sometimes my head steps in and confuses me. My heart sometimes says one thing, while my head says something else. Sometimes I feel...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13

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    The Cross Busters!! "And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 11

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    My father had a PhD in Physics. He worked for NASA for 32 years, designing and developing, among other things, power subsystems for the International Space Station (ISS) and the...
    UnfulfilledYetWise UnfulfilledYetWise 56-60, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Why [...] do some highly educated people believe religious claims? First, smart persons are good at defending ideas that they originally believed for non-smart reasons. They want...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    More evidence condemning Catholic Church and the evil behaviour towards children, Nuns have also been implicated is sadistic behaviour, and bribes were offered to silence...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 4 days ago

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    The theory presented by Ms. Logan may or may not be correct. There is a dearth of evidence, and what evidence there is does not provide definite answers. Perhaps future...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M Apr 26

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    2 Corinthians 9:6-7 (6) Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. (7) Each man should give what he has...
    poisedjaber poisedjaber 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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