Born Again- Five years later!
Hello hubbers and friends,
I wanted to do an updated article about being born again, saved, you know a Christian, bible believer to be exact. I always thought the term "born again" sounded weird when I was younger but it's simply a spiritual term similar to baptism.
I grew up catholic the youngest of ten children. It was sort of overdone by my mother. She told me that the more I prayed the better person I was and I sort of believed I could earn heaven. But, now as an adult Christian I realize that God is the one who saves us.
It all happened on December 26, 2009. I had tried several times before to understand this, but that day was the day that over the phone with my sister Mary, I was able to sincerely make an act of faith- a prayer I said with her called the 'sinner's prayer'.
After, I felt amazing. I was really "high" on life and it lasted for two hours. I felt like heaven was my home and I was just here temporarily on earth. In the following weeks I felt much less depressed than I had and more motivated out of nowhere. However, it took me time to find a church to go to, and it took me time to get a bible and start reading regularly.
Life is amazingly better now
Fast forward five years and I can tell you that I do read my bible pretty much daily- or try to. I am no longer suffering like I was. I used to have suicidal depressions and rage due to pms or bipolar or both but now I am on a new medicine for the past two years- Depakote, which had helped me so much that I don't experience those symptoms anymore! I no longer write articles about mental health on hubpages.com because there is not much to say! I feel really really blessed and I have come such a long way. I credit this to God.
Yes, God is good. I truly believe now from experience that he rewards us with good health when we come to Him!! So, this is my testimony. Thanks for reading. :)