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When I was about eight or nine, I was mystified by Psalm 23 - "The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want". The all important comma was not apparent to me then, and I developed a sort of weird predestination as a result. I felt that if you were good, and God-fearing then you are allowed to exist without divine interference. Further, if you were fully developed, you'd just not need to bother Him. Which, very sadly, was the exact opposite of what I felt right then.
I used to believe God looked like the mascot for cinammon toast crunch cereal.
when i was little i thought that jesus delivered presents on christmas not santa .
I remember back in sunday school that if you stomped on the ground you would hurt satan.
I used to believe that God was the fairy godmother from Disney's Cinderella.
When I was about 8 I temporarily believed (well... had a theory, anyway) that there was a god for religion. Ie up in the sky there were several gods such as the christian god, allah, shiva, buddha (I think I thought buddha was a god then).
When I was little I attended a religious kindergarten..Everyday our teachers would sing a song and play the piano and call it "One of God's songs" ..so one day at home my mom overheard my friend tell me that he should be able to play with a certain toy of mine because "God made it, he makes everything".. and I replied "No he does NOT..all God does is write piano music!"
When I was little I believed my guardian angles needed to rest and always saved room for them to sit down beside me.
i used to belive that god was a giant police man flying around the earth
As a child in Brazil, someone told me that every night a spirit/saint would come to check on me while I slept.
I imagined her being a slave, with a long dress and wearing a headdress, and being all white.
I made sure I slept on time so she could check up on me, I was afraid I'd make her angry if I didn't sleep on time and she couldn't check on me.
Now being a firm Atheist, I still wonder about this ghost/saint...;)
When I was a kid, I used to believe that since Jesus was born on Christmas and died on Easter, one of his miracles was that he aged 33 years in 4 months.
I used to think that the Three Stuges were the Three Wise Men. When my dad told me some of the stupid things the stuges did, I thought it was pretty weird...
When I was little, I thought the nerve twitching you would get in bed at night was your guardian angel telling you to move over... so I always did.
I used to believe that God was Zordon from the power rangers.... heh
I used to believe that the beating of our hearts was Jesus knocking reminding us that he is always there.
I used to believe that the thunder was made when the angels were bowling, the lightning from strobe lights at their bowling alley, and the rain was Jesus crying because we sinned too much.
when i was young i thought god was a cloud, big white fluffy cloud floating around with 2 eyes and a smile.
My cousin and I thought if we dug a hole deep enough in the ground we would reach the devil and then we could kill him. We would be digging the hole thinking of all the great rewards we would get for killing the devil.
I used to think that when you had an itch and you scratched it you were letting the devil in...so Jesus didn't want you to scratch your itches...hmmmm
Whenever my cousin and I were very young, she would be afraid to walk across the floor after getting in trouble because she thought Satan would reach up and burn her.