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Author Topic: How long did it take you to decide..  (Read 9491 times)
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« Reply #21: October 12, 2009, 12:35:09 am »

On your current spiritual path or religion? This is just a poll, if you will.

The best  way I know to answer this is to say it took me four years to reach  a moment of truth

Was it something you realized right away and just "knew" was right for you OR did you have to research and study to decide? Do you remember how long it took you to come to that conclusion?

It took me years of hard studying Christianity in earnest Doing all I was told that was told were
right . .. .I experienced spiritual awakenings and heard the voice of God talking back often via "waking dreams" Because of this interaction with the spirit world “knew” things that often made other Christians uneasy. Even as a novice I knew that I knew that I knew I just didn’t know how I knew.

  Because I often made other christens uncomfortable and was some times attacked for it, because spend an entire life time angry or beaten down I chose E- none of the above.  I after I time and lots of practice being “challenged” I learn the art of debating. Once I became proficient enough with a computer I took to on-line communities devoting to just such a practice. I still IDed myself as a Christian for a long time but I stopped going to church years ago. I learned about other belief systems in the midst of heated discussions never really truly realizing I was actually searching for some thing more I wanted some one to break my resolve – it took four years of studying reading sources and considering rebuttals from all walks of spirituality and even from those who had no spiritual beliefs

I almost fell out of my chair when I read this communities definition of pagan because it was what I thought the word meant all along. It took years of fairly intense research but my personal identity took place in a flash of realization that I was no longer Christian . An acquaintance was sharing her definition of “Gods will” and like a lightening bolt I realized I was pagan. The young woman  was trying to be helpful and she was but not in the manner she intended.

Sorry for the tangent  . . .

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