what's your faith?

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  1. Konflikt

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    I was baptized Lutheren, never confirmed.

    I am a spiritual person who believes in a higher power. I rarely go to church on Sundays.
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  2. TheBigPayback

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    Christian. However Religon itself causes many problems so i dont nessisarily endorse religous titles. I do however try to live according to the bible now as possible.
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  3. M-theory

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    Well, what has immediately come to mind is that I would consider myself a Soulsearcher. That is, I am active in examining what my beliefs are, and my motivation in life... and also I'm interested what other people believe and why. I came to consider myself a Christian as it generally reflected the genuine feelings I had about Jesus, and the understanding I had of the Holy Spirit and of God.

    I no longer believe in a Creator. My loss of faith has made it hard for me to substantiate being a Christian anymore at present. I am comfortable seeing myself as a reconciling atheist, but not to mean that I am reconciling myself with Christianity or God in any way at this point.
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  4. TheBigPayback

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    what, may i ask caused ur break from religious commitments?
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  5. M-theory

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    Ehh, I'll hold that off until another time - perhaps tomorrow. It's not that I don't have the time to give right now, but I'm just not in the mood to get into it for whatever reason. I'm focused more on taking things in than I am on output at the moment.

    Sorry if you were awaiting a response.
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  6. TheBigPayback

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    all good my man. Its obviously had a profoud impact so id expect it aint a simple answer
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  7. M-theory

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    Well it is a simple answer by some standard, but I just think that to give an answer that someone can draw informed conclusions about I'd have to subject myself to a bit more contemplation, as I don't want to leave you feeling so in the dark about it even after giving a plainly stated answer that you would have to inquire about the hows and whys and it could turn into a potential back and forth (not argumentatively, but inquisitively) with anyone who is reading before we could even get to the relevant questions you might have if I were to explain my recollection just a bit better.
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  8. TheBigPayback

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    i got ya. Im intrested when ur ready tho perhaps another perspective could shed more light on things.
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  9. M-theory

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    Something that I will tell you right now about myself though is that I analyze a lot. I'm very analytical with myself and my life. It used to be that people thought I was indecisive, and even I thought I was. And perhaps I was, but I don't think I am very much anymore. For someone to claim that I'm indecisive now, they would have to explain why some people don't get second opinions, those who don't have second thoughts, even some who don't think once about things and yet I've made two ultimately lifechanging decisions on the same issue. Yet I've remained that it is an important one.
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  10. M-theory

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    Just reading back what I wrote and it ironically sounds pretty darn indecisive. But it's not because I know my experience with faith and belief and I can say I wasn't much swayed and I've been "everlasting" in my approach to it when need be. Kind of a silly way to put that though.
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  11. Carpe Noctem

    Carpe Noctem Neos Helios

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    A mixture of Taoism, Buddhism and Christianity.
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  12. M-theory

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    Religious syncretism FTW.
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  13. TheBigPayback

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    I can relate. Observation is a good quality when approaching life changing decisions. Who an what u observe can be just as important in some cases tho
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  14. TheBigPayback

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    new age?
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  15. Thrizzy

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    IDK really.

    I believe in God.

    I sometimes pray to God.

    That's the extent of it.
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  16. miscreant

    miscreant 1996 was the shit

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    Christian

    memento, you're confusing
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  17. lyricalpriest

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    Christian.

    I heard people compare jesus to TAO. because he talked about "the way" a lot. and his beliefs were very similar to tao teachings..

    i don't like titles to much neither, i just acknowledge them for prestigious and nostalgia purposed.
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  18. Noodles

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    I have not yet found a faith that professes what I believe.

    For the record, the Belief-O-Matic test said I was 100% Unitarian Universalist.

    1. Unitarian Universalism (100%)
    2. Mahayana Buddhism (98%)
    3. New Age (93%)
    4. Theravada Buddhism (93%)
    5. Neo-Pagan (92%)

    I do not agree.
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  19. TheBigPayback

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    I dont either that thing is weird
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  20. Noncentz

    Noncentz Sieg Heil, M'fer!

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