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posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 04:12 AM
Greetings everyone,

I am new enough around here, and thought it was time to just do an into before its unfashionably late.

I grew up in Southern California in a traditional Christian home, I was read the bible by my father nightly, and had an incredible personal relationship with god. As i grew into a young adult, I started to realize that I was probably Gay and I talked to my father about it. We prayed, and went the next Sunday to church and spoke with our pastor about it. After praying about it, and reading scripture about it, I was asked to leave the room while my father and him spoke. I found out in the car ride afterwards that we were asked not to return. After being a member of Calvary Chapel church my whole life, I felt my relationship with god was forcibly severed. This threw my life into a tailspin and left me looking for the pieces and answers until this day.

Even though the event itself was traumatic I am so thankful to have been dismissed if you will, and given the opportunity to search out the truth, and learn to love myself.

You will likely see me commenting on social issues, political issues, or how slanted the media is. I tend to see the MSM and Politics itself as the only conspiracy worth thinking about on a daily basis, because its absolutely rotting the lives of billions on this planet daily.

I hope to continue having conversations that challenge my current view of the world. Thanks for allowing me to give a lil insight into the person behind the posts.

posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 05:34 AM
Welcome to membership. God did not sever His relationship with you, short-sighted, narrow minded, men chose to end their relationship with you, and your Father too, it seems.

We all need to question our beliefs and find our way, answer the big questions for ourselves, it is a wonderful journey, I hope you find some fellow pilgrims here to help you in your quest.

I am sorry for your experience with your church, it sucks.

posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 02:51 PM
reply to post by Iamschist

Thank you for the kind words

posted on Aug, 28 2012 @ 08:57 PM
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posted on Aug, 29 2012 @ 04:50 PM

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Does this mean Posts about Marijuana Legalization are against the rules?

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