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I Wish I Knew God's Plan For Me

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    A word to the lonely at this time of the year.

    The downside of this coming festive season is for those individuals that endure loneliness, I reflect back to those times when having left home to live in a room by yourself and not have someone to share the moment with. Loneliness is a fact of life and the single Christian is...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    Is me being gay part of God's plan

    for my life, or does he want me to ignore my attractions to guys and only pursue sexual and romantic relationships with girls? I've prayed about it and feel like I'm getting mixed signals. Sometimes I'll see something that makes me think he wants me to not act on those desires...
    GCassr22 GCassr22 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    Is It Really Because.....

    So many times I wanted to know why something in my life happen, and what can I learn from it. Many times I look back on my life and tried to understand why do I need so many lessons. Is it Karma?  From this Life?  Prior Lives? In this...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 11 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    To anyone who needs a prayer sent their way,

    share their troubles with me via message or comment. I could also use some prayers myself for a strengthening both in my relationship with God and with the ones I hold close to my heart. Love sent your way, remember God is always there to listen as well. It doesn't matter how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 24, 2015

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    I feel distant from God.

    I haven't maintained my relationship with him. Maybe I'm bitter, I'm tired of not getting what I want from him. I'm tired of feeling like I can't go to him because I obviously don't want what he what's. I feel like there is no compromise. No give and take. No middle ground. I...
    Baddayoverdose Baddayoverdose 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 29, 2015

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    My life was perfect. I was doing what made me

    happy. My family was happy...or so it seemed. I was making friends and finally having a social life of my own. I felt God was pushing me in the right direction and I loved where my life was going. Then the divorce happened. I moved to Florida with my mother and left everything...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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    I don't think "God" has a plan

    for me, I think I have to make that plan myself. And I did. Just have to find a way to do it. You know it's fascinating how people react differently to the same experience. And that's all to do with our personalities, which also fascinates me. Some people are sensitive, some...
    EvolvedMonkeyAlien EvolvedMonkeyAlien 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2015

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    If you want to know, ask.

    Then wait for the answer. Live life. Go out. And let God lead you along the way. God bless you all.
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2015

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    I know everyone has a purpose in life no matter

    if it's something big or small. I feel as if nothing in my life goes right I try so hard to be a good person and do everything right but still no positive outcome. I wish I knew what God has in store for me cause right now I feel as if I have no purpose.
    toosweet09 toosweet09 22-25, F Sep 3, 2015

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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 someone but feel like you really aren't with someone because you don't even talk to that person. I feel tired of this...
    ddanniiella ddanniiella 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4, 2015

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    I'm going through a difficult time.

    Having trouble with work. Fighting injustice. Struggle with money. Have a mental illness. Struggling with my health. Lost function in my leg through some complication that can't be explained. But..... I trust God and believe he has a plan for me. I just wish I knew what His plan...
    Sanetvh Sanetvh 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 22, 2015

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    I am in desperate need of a car!

    Please read my story...i am extremely desperate. gofundme.com/wxvpew
    abis17 abis17 31-35, F Jun 14, 2015

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    Disconnected

    Where has God gone? And why did he go? I've prayed and I've asked But I still don't know. When I was a youth God was right here I faced life AND death Without any fear. Then He left And I don't know why Now I'm afraid of life And I'm afraid to die. I've looked in my head, My...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 14 Responses Jul 22, 2012

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    It's frustrating not knowing I know there a

    reason. But I want to know.
    Stonecold1 Stonecold1 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2015

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    How can the doctrine of Salvation through

    repentance for sin work if the believer holds to the doctrine of Original Sin, Hell as Eternal Punishment, and OSAS.?
    churinga churinga 70+, M Oct 5, 2015

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    Relying on our gut...

    .a nightstand full of self-help books and yet I still don't know if I'm the f'd up one or he is?! Or both! Do I rely on my gut? What if my gut is wrong? What if his behavior will pass and I'm just not being supportive? How long do you give it before you just can't take it anymore...
    Vrysad Vrysad 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2015

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    I have been struggling with finding my purpose

    and place on this earth for quite some time now and it just seems as though I keep hitting a dead end. I treat life as if it's a duty and I just try to get through each day without feeling discouraged. I guess what I'm trying to say is if I had a glimpse of what God has in...
    NikUnique NikUnique 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 1, 2015

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    Wish I Knew My Purpose In This World.

    I seem so small in the whole sceme of things.  I think God meant for me to do something with my life, that makes an impact on this world.  Maybe nothing that will ever make the 6 O'clock news, but something. I know he has a plan for me because in Jeremiah 29:11 It says...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2007

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    This Story Is Going To Be Against This Topic *you've Been Warned*

    This is nothing speaking against god, or those who believe him. Whatever floats your boat there; it doesn’t bother me. I only write this story here, because I can’t find a place where it exactly belongs and I don’t feel like creating a new experience where this story will...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    When it comes to wanting to know Gods plan

    for all, the answer should be obvious; it is to honour Him in everything we do. And that ties in with dying to self.
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 18, 2015

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    Not Knowing Is A Part Of Gods Plan

    imagine living life know exactly what will happen all the time, knowing how the story will end before it even starts. Would you want to read a book with a spoiled ending? I know it wouldnt be much fun or interesting for me. I dont know if I will fall in love or get my dream job...
    PainfullyAvoidant PainfullyAvoidant 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 2, 2012

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    sheenbean23 sheenbean23 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2015

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    To all who needs some hope,

    "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."- Matthew 11:28 I know life is tough...
    algezebra algezebra 18-21, F Apr 3, 2015

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    Wouldn't Change A Thing

    Talking with a group of people the other day and they were talking about the things in their past they would change if they could. Wow, if life had a rewind button this group would have worn it out. Anyway a little time had gone by when one of them said, “what about you, you...
    humblerider humblerider 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    Everything in life is a process

    and I know god let things happen for some reaso.. later on I will see the light at the end of this journey for a new whole beginning even tho am a mess right now, thinking and crying an hoping this ends soon... I just want to feel peace and dont feel empty and heartbroken.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 8, 2015

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    To answer the question

    as to Gods plan for all mankind has been cut down to two things, to love God with heart mind body and soul, and to love your neighbour as yourself, in doing everyone is equal.
    churinga churinga 70+, M 3 Responses Oct 24, 2015

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    My life may not be going the way i planned it,

    but it is going exactly the way god planned it. Gods plan is greater!
    slawrence slawrence 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2015

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    does god have a plan

    for everyone? if so, how do u know what it is?
    sadguy253 sadguy253 26-30, M 6 Responses Jun 8, 2015

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    Recently I've really become closer in my faith,

    I've been trying really hard to become a better Christian and just grow in my relationship with God. I've recently applied at a summer camp, which is Christian and will really help me grow in my faith. Please pray that I get hired for this summer camp job.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F May 1, 2014

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    Yes I would love to know

    before time runs out.
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2015

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    Should I Continue Working?

    I wish I knew God's plan for me.  I work for a very demanding person which causes a lot of stress for me.  I have a chronic medical condition that can be affected by stress.  I have a family that I love very much and wish I could stay home to serve them. ...
    veggie68 veggie68 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    sometimes I do, but then other times I'm just

    like, nah that probably wouldn't be good. I already have problems giving up control, could you imagine how it would be if I knew his plans for me. I would probably think there is no use for him, and that I could do it on my own.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 14, 2015

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    "Nothing happens to the wise man against his

    expectation nor do all things turn out for him as he wished but as he reckoned - and above all he reckoned that something could block his plans." Seneca
    KCrick KCrick 22-25, F Jun 19, 2015

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    I want to know what's next in my life.

    I'm starting over from a divorce. Just taking one day at a time
    Stonecold1 Stonecold1 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 7, 2015

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    It's so hard to wait

    for God to bring me that special person. I so desperately want to me content with myself being alone. I just don't know how to get there.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 2, 2015

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    I Wish I Know................

    There is a saying in Punjabi which is my mother tongue, about the unique ways of God...it says:-teriyan beparwahiyan oh rubba..,ki-ki khed rachaven....(oh God i am just dumbfound by your carelessness and things which take place because this carelessness)eik nun bheje is duniya...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    Please pray for me I want to know what my

    career is I'm in 9th grade and I really want to know
    mpiezema16 mpiezema16 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 7, 2015

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    I wish I knew what god's plans are

    for my young son.. Today I felt so helpless cuz I was helping my young son fill out a resume and he needed references and I couldn't help him out.. All my friends have past away so he couldn't use any of them and his friends have disappear on him and the pastors that my son...
    eyeamalive eyeamalive 46-50, F Nov 6, 2015

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    I have been praying for him to open my eyes

    and he did. Now that I see the light I need his strength for myself and my son. I may have gone to inappropriate lengths to find the truth, but I think he would understand.
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2015

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    When the subject of Evolution is raised,

    for me there is no debate, God said He created everything and that is good enough for me. Extra evidence is readily available outside the Bible to verify creation, both God and Jesus are more reliable than anything else. Not all “Christians” discount evolution for various...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Jan 27, 2014

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    chialuvgirl chialuvgirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4, 2015

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    Honestly I've been thinking about giving up

    going to church. This said from a girl who basically grew up in a church. It has mainly to do with the fact that the pastor died a week ago and he was family to me. I'm scared to leave but i want too. If only parents understood this.
    Yadirarubi Yadirarubi 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 2, 2015

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    I want to know who's my husband.

    I want to know how many kids I'm going to be birthing out. I want to know what my wedding ring going to look like . how he going to pop the question where we going to be located. I want to know what job I'm going to be having when I'm 27 years old...... I WANT TO KNOW!!!!!!!
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4, 2015

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    I really would like to know what God has planed

    for me.. When he called all my friends home, When I have bad health and in pain, When I have no money, When I have no friends, Never married, When my kids never contacts me. When I have lazy landlord.
    eyeamalive eyeamalive 46-50, F Nov 6, 2015

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    Wouldn't it be great

    if we could know what God's plan for us is? I am in pain 24 hours a day and I wish I could understand why God keeps me here and what He wants me to do
    Unlucki Unlucki 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2015

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