"I think the decorations are pretty and the songs are lovely - I still enjoy celebrating christmas, I just don't celebrate the nonsense and I focus on giving and celebrating togetherness :) Don't feel bad for enjoying your life"
"I have dealt with the fear of judgement :) I quit believing in god at first out of spite because I felt he was always judging me and then I realized that the judgement, that I internalized and processed out, was anxiety- and it came from ME. I…"
Unless you were raised by atheist parents, you probably had some recovering to do when you left religion. The purpose of RR is to provide a landing place for people when they jump from religion. With local support groups throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Australia, and real-time resources accessible to everyone, RR is where to turn when faith has lost its luster.See More
Recovering from the side effects of Christian fundamentalism is not easy.•The ongoing fear of Hell•Rejection from family members•Ongoing guilt•Loss of communityIf you can relate, join.This is not a debate group.See More
We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
Well said, Sarah. You are on the side of those who are intellectually right now, having left behind the superstitious god-believers who have got it all wrong. So welcome to this friendly nexus---the freethinkers big wide world of rational good sense.