Feeling Sad and Angry

Growing up and attending the public schools in the United States Virgin Islands, I found the atmosphere stifling when forced to pray in public school to a religion not my own. Even worse was when I was graduating from the local high school, and found that in order to be apart of the proceedings (the actual ceremony) we HAD to attend a Christian Church, read from the bible, and sing gospel songs. I have absolutely no problems with the Christian religion, considering its quite similar to my own, but I find it spiteful for a US PUBLIC SCHOOL to force myself, and others to pray every school orientation, and assembly at every public school that I attended in the VI. From elementary to high school and I wonder why no does anything to stop it. I'm upset that I stayed this long.

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  • The Lord God loves you. You are in danger and you were born with a deadly disease that will take your life unless you accept Christ Jesus into your life. Don't wait. We are all h*** bound because of Adam but Jesus Christ gave us the way out. This is not a fairy tale. Many people have experienced a real h*** and came back to tell about it.

    John 3:17-18 "For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God."

  • That sounds odd. I think in most of the continental US they don't teach religion in public school unless it's a private school. And if it's private it depends on which religion.Isn't there something about separation of church and state? That may just be the VI.

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