"Confidence isn't worth seeking out. If you're trying to develop confidence you're going about it in the wrong way. You can't just learn to feel good about yourself, it has to be a genuine response that grows over time outside of…"
"Realizing that, in the end, what other, random strangers think of me/you doesn't matter a whole lot.
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Lately i have been feeling everything but awesome. Well, its more like i have always felt everything but awesome. People tell me that i need to feel good about myself to grow confadence and that confadence in oneself makes the world seem better, more tollerable. I think that feeling awesome might be the key to that. Any thoughts?See More
Okay, you are going to have to get my answers in spurts... mostly because when I get home from working with my lovely middle schoolers I have very little brains left. Also, my study of different theologies has to be out aside for the planning of lessons and coaching my school's African American History Challenge team.
I will answer the one that is the easiest first. I am a Christian. I grew up ELCA Lutheran (not really all that different from Catholics but you didn't hear that from me :P ) I now go to a non-denom church because it believe the same thing about the Bible as I do.
As I said before, I am a newbie to the study of theologies. But from what I can tell there is one big difference between Calvinism and Armenianism and that is the difference between predestination and total free will. There's this thing about what Calvinists believe that uses T.U.L.I.P and I can't recall what they stand for off the top of my head, I'm sure I could look it up or listen to my church's sermons again... but right now my brain can't handle it.
The church I go to now is far more Calvinistic than my Lutheran churches were. (Funny because I think Luther and Calvin would agree a lot more than they would disagree)
I hope I can better answer your questions some time in the near future... when I don't feel like my brain is oatmeal...