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ScarlettJohnson posted this thread...
Dec. 10, 2013 at 8:14 am

As a sixteen year old, you would think i'd know my religion by now. I should know where my opinions are needed and were my believes come from, but I don't. i've searched, collected research, and thought this through. I believe that my believes come from a religion called Spiritualism. Spiritualists teach that the spirit world exists all around and through the material world that us, human beings, inhabit. Now, I'm not positive if my believes completely rest here, but please share your opinions with me on your believes and religions.

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E.J.Mathews replied...
Dec. 10, 2013 at 9:58 am

I share your pain. I was born and raised Roman Catholic, but I disagree with the church on multiple important issues both religious and secular. I have searched for a label for the type of Christian I am, but have been unable to find one. A few years ago I realized that a label to my beliefs was not important, and that a label does not define my individual beliefs, or my relationship with God. I hope my experiences help you in your religious travels as well!

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ScarlettJohnson replied...
Dec. 11, 2013 at 9:04 am

Thank you, I really do appreciate it! I hope I can find my own lable, but if not, I'll remember this.

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megcmusic replied...
Dec. 11, 2013 at 12:11 pm

I find the same issue with my church too! I'm raised Methodist, and I agree with most of their things. But the fact that everything just appeared? I can't believe that. I think of myself as a Scientific Methodist. God might exist, but there's not enough evidence for me. I guess this could be considered atheist, but I also believe that God sent Jesus and such like that. So I'm kind of in the same boat.

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ScarlettJohnson replied...
Dec. 12, 2013 at 7:57 am

Same here! Though I'm not completely sure about most of the things the bible says, until I find what religion really agrees with me, I think I consider myself an atheist. I do believe in some things, but not all of it. There just isn't enough facts for me to say that I do believe in it, you know?

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