So here is the thing. I don't believe in magic, or any kind of spiritualism. But I desperately want to. What a great world it would be if we could all make our dreams come true so easily. So I spend a massive amount of time trying to convince myself of magic. I've had some "near misses" that have almost made me take the plunge into true belief, yet I just can't make it over that mental hurdle.
I have a Jewish friend. And I love her, but she can be kind of irritating with it sometimes. Like, right now, her signature on the forum where we met is "Any Christmas plans?" "Lighting my menorah."
Look, I get it. You're proud of your identity. But following on the heels of yet another Christmas-focused signature ("Merry Christmas!" "….I'm Jewish.") makes it just sound kind of bitchy. Like you can't stand it when people greet you with the cheer of their holiday—no, you ... read more
Have you seen the movie Carrie? The one with the girl with mind controlling powers who goes crazy and kills people? Well today at school a girl asked me if i believed in god. I said no. Im not going to say yes just to fit in. She told everyone, still dont care, well now everyone thinks i can do things like carrie.... they think i worship the 'devil'. I dont believe in your god, nor your evil dude with horns. f*** OFF.
A young teacher explains to her class of third graders that she is a born-again Christian.
She asks the class if any of them are born-again Christians too.
Not really knowing what it means to be born-again, but wanting to please and impress their teacher, many little hands suddenly shot up into the air.
There's just one girl who doesn't raise her hand.
So the teacher asks her why she has decided to be different.
The girl says, "Because I'm not a Christian."
The teacher a... read more
Please God, hear me.
I'm lost. In my own thoughts, in religion, in life.
I'm so confused. Everyone tells me what you are like, but some things I disagree with. Why can't I find a religion that's true to my heart?
I need you. Although I'm not sure yet what God is to me, I know I need you. I need your guidance in this cruel and misleading world.
I don't want to go to church. I want to be with my famly in the comfort of my own home on a Sunday. Do I have to go to church to be fa... read more