EM9642
Joined
Reactions
45

Last seen

Profile posts Latest activity Postings Media Bookmarks About

  • “I walked a mile with Pleasure;
    She chatted all the way;
    But left me none the wiser
    For all she had to say.

    I walked a mile with Sorrow;
    And ne’er a word said she;
    But, oh! The things I learned from her,
    When Sorrow walked with me.”

    ― Robert Browning Hamilton
    I can't stand people who won't debate or defend their ideas. If you are willing to promote something you should be willing to defend it. It really is ironic because most of the people who are belligerent and get offended when you question them most often call others "snowflakes."
    Every time I try to go to church I feel like an impostor. I feel like I am faking it. I think that's why I have such a hard time coming back to Christianity. I feel guilty about going to a church because I feel like I have no right to be there...because of all the doubts I have.
    NaturistChristian
    NaturistChristian
    including myself, will be perfect. Hallelujah!
    ToastAndTea
    ToastAndTea
    I think we often feel out of place because everyone else seems so perfect in church... we feel like we have to measure up to some invisible standard. God accepts you for who you are because He sees you for what you will be in the future, not where you stand right now...
    CherieR
    CherieR
    You have as much right to be at the church as anyone else if you wanted to attend. No one is perfect or has it all together. Just be yourself. 😺
    I keep wondering what faith means to people. Is it a specific feeling ? Or is it an intellectual choice to believe somethings without absolute proof (in the scientific sense of the word)? I have been searching for faith but now I am unsure if I even know what faith is.
    Solemateleft
    Solemateleft
    Just as one believes/trusts that their mother loves them unconditionally Faith is an activity of trusting, committing, and relating to the world based on a set of assumptions of how one is related to others and the world.
    James W. Fowler proposes a series of stages of faith-development (or spiritual development) across the human life-span. His stages regard aspects of psychological development in children & adults.
    A
    Adstar
    Faith = Trust and specifically Faith is Trusting God..
    It frustrates me when people tell me what I meant to say. I know what I said, and I know the question I asked. If I have asked a question, it is not some trap. It is simply because I want some answers. I have never felt any presence of God or faith. I wanted to come on here to ask if there was any way beside that people believe in God., but a lot of people here seem to take that as an opportunity to condescend.
    Solemateleft
    Solemateleft
    Hi EM, welcome to CC - I hope you stick around for a little while to get a better pulse for the atmosphere, I think you will like it here in the cc... Lots of amazingly honest, and gracious, sometimes outspoken and opinionated - but always loving, caring and giving of advice...
    You might find answers via other means here as well... Try the search function... Be patient - FAITH is key to understanding.
    God Bless
  • Loading…
  • Loading…
  • Loading…
  • Loading…
  • Loading…
EM9642's reactions
Reaction
Given
Received
Happy
Like
Dislike
Agree
Indifferent
Disagree
Sad
Angry
Funny
Winner
Informative
Friendly
Surprised
Useful
Boring
Old
Bad Spelling