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I Wish I Could Believe In God

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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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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    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

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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 16-18, M 19 Responses Nov 25, 2006

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    Please Read

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    lovefive lovefive 16-17 Apr 6, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 14 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've had so many experiences in my life to where God was what I relied on most. There was this time when I was in high school and my glasses had broken before my 2 year renewal...
    arianemariexx arianemariexx 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    On November 3rd I fell in the kitchen. There was glass flying everywhere. I felt like I had whiplash from my neck all the way down to my feet. It could have been so much worse...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    So it's been awhile now since I was born, but I have yet to see the paperwork surrounding the event. I've complained about it, but nobody seems to take me seriously for some reason...
    Sotanax Sotanax 13-15, F Dec 8

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    I have prayed for an answer to an issue, not sure if silence from the human I need to tall is my answer from God.
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I now see when I am worried, I many times act all happy and silly to cover the feelings, yet worrying sick! I see is my way to cope with the emotions! And not let them take over...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Sometimes when the world feels like it's coming down around you, you just have to smile. There isn't anything you can do to stop the momentum you just have to hold on and know you...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Divine Faith Words devoid of ignorant emotion, life's only true devotion. Speak not from anger, sadness or despair, nor entertain the demon snare... Fear, anger, envy, greed, an...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Just focus your eyes on Jesus. Avoid the destructions from the enemy because it will only make your life miserable.
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The Bible and Hypocrites I am a believer I believe the bible is the world of God Many people don't believe the Bible because it was written by a man so therefore what's in the...
    LilBigThinker LilBigThinker 22-25, M 7 Responses Dec 1

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    17th post...Let me start this post with a little apology. I take antidepressants, and they have kept me from, metaphorically speaking, pulling the trigger. But one of the downsides...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I wish I could love God more. I wish I could stop sining. I wish I would just stop being jealous of others. I wish I was nicer to my parents. I wish could be a better christian. I...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    objective morality There’s something that doesn’t make sense to me about the morality of atheists, evolutionists, and/or those who don’t believe in a god or higher power. I...
    FutureisZERO FutureisZERO 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    CALLING ALL PRAYER WARRIORS...THOSE WHO WHO ARE WILLING TO PRAY!!! I believe no matter how bleak a situation may get God is STILL in control! I firmly believe God hears our...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 7 Responses Nov 24

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    I believe in God. I believe he created the earth, and all of us on the earth, and that He loves us. I believe God sent His Son, Jesus, to save us from our sins. I believe He sent...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I believe God sent us here on Earth for our final test. What the final test? It depend in your faith in god whether we accept our heavenly father as creator of all mighty.
    562alex 562alex 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I feel like this year I have watched as every last crumb of my own childhood has been washed away. I was still fairly young when I bought my first house, and shortly after, I...
    danteflorz danteflorz 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Back then I was not into things I am in now. I know that everyone changed but I feel if I was the old me, I wouldn't have missed so many opportunities I did. When I was little, I...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    13th post. "Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me." I wish it would end, I wish it would end, I wish it would end. My life that is, and I can't seem to stop thinking...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Do You Want To Change The World? Has there ever been a time when you wanted to change the world? If you have just said no I don't believe you! At some point, I believe that we...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Dec 7

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    44th post. Well I'm almost done telling my story, maybe about 10 more in depth posts to come, and a few randoms. I've saved the best for last, as in the events that led up to my...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wish I could work in Tokyo during the day and spend night in NY at night or somewhere nice in USA. Tokyo has too many people in the small space.
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 1 Response 49 mins ago

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    Sometimes, when this world tests me...I feel like it's not a fair test. Or perhaps, that it is more of a provocation than anything else. It feels like everything is made...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 6 Responses Nov 20

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    45th post. Totally unrelated to my story, but Sydney is under siege. I'm currently watching the news and it appears there will be a violent terrorist attack today. Hostages of...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Dr. Joseph Nicolosi explains the dynamics of bias against ex-gays The following essay “Why Gays Cannot Speak for Ex-gays” by Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D. is from the NARTH website...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F Dec 6

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    Hi. I don't feel well. I need to tell someone. I don't trust telling anybody because nobody can understand me. There is nothing wrong in my life yet everything is wrong. I wish God...
    In100years In100years 18-21 1 Response Nov 20

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    Earlier this year I had asked for prayer for my father-in-law regarding his having jaw cancer. He decided not to have the surgery and opted to have radiation instead. The...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 4 Responses Nov 19

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    To the God whom i thought i knew, We are an entire generation with the broken pieces of our religion scattered on the floor around us. We are the children who learned fake...
    Ellabella95 Ellabella95 18-21 Nov 26

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    I am really clinically depressed, been int he hospital multiple times, feel suicidal everyday because I don't want to get married, have kids, or be a caregiver. My mom has...
    Emeraldisles5 Emeraldisles5 18-21 Nov 27

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    27th post. So basically my husband bashed me for years and years. There were things thrown at me such as plates, glass ashtrays, tables, punches, choking, whatever he felt like at...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    If jesus died fo mall mans sins, then why has more people died thin jesus name than any war, holocaust, or religion, I cannot follow religious beliefs of a so called loving person...
    xwave37 xwave37 46-50, M Dec 1

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