"Thanks!!!! You are so right about how powerful the delusion of religion is. I try to remember that I had that same mind set at one time and I choose to love them regardless of their perceptions. You mentioned that you may lose some friends and…"
"Welcome and thanks for sharing! I was also brought up within a Christian family. The majority of my family still do not know about my "de-conversion" I'm sorry to say but I may loose a few friends and family members because of it.…"
If someone would have asked me 5 or 6 years ago if I would ever say the words " I am an atheist", I would have laughed at them. I was raised Christian, Church of Christ to be exact. I was devout in my religion and it was something that I held very dear to me. There were things that didn't make sense, things that had raised my eyebrows, but I always chalked it up to the typical statement, "There are things we are just not meant to understand." My husband has always had a love for science and he…See More
We all come from different backgrounds & have different reasons for identifying ourselves as atheist or agnostic.Whatever your story is, we'd like to hear it. Please share & encourage others who are considering "coming out"!See More