"Your right be true to yourself and you won't sell your soul to a system. It is surprising though at times how the end result of honesty isn't what one would expect within the church. I remember a time when I truly believed in the…"
"over the years I made a promise to myself never to lie or hide things at a TR interview and it actually led me closer to the truth. It is empowering to say, This is me...like it or not. He would only be doing himself an injustice by stooping the…"
"It wasn't in the cards to present option 3..the one thing he has going for him is his wife and little girl are non members. Years ago his wife and little girl attended all the socials and had been known to go to a few sacrament meetings.I guess…"
Met a friend Sunday evening at the hockey game. He's semi active LDS who knows where I stand on gospel issues....we have had great discussions in the past and always respected each others view point making for candid honesty. While the ice was being cleaned we had a quick chat.This friend has always been honest with his situation. He had been denied MP over the years due to WOW issues(smoking,coffee) This is a good guy he would give you the shirt off his back if he thought you needed it.. He…See More
"Its suprising how much some think they know about our personal lives.Its their calling in life. I personally know a gentleman who for the past 35 years of membership has 100%HT stats and was and I assume still is the biggest gossip in the branch…"
"Yes, the toronto temple.I can remember going thru the meat grinder of those lessons just to gain a TR. It wasn't until much later in life I started to see the structure of the never ending levels in Mormonism. The questionable stuff they rather…"
"Ive always thought they're all a bunch of self righteous phoneys!!! (even when I was an active member). Im sure they convince themselves, or find some scripture to try and justify their actions.
I was sealed with my family in Toronto temple too."
"Someone pretty close to the action wrote these latest screen plays.
In my life I have seen these types of hatchetmen (climbers) sell you down the river in a twinkling of an eye. Thier bosses want to see if you have what it takes to pull the…"
"Hard to believe the realism right down to breaking the rules by wearing black watches in the temple.For me it wasn't always that easy going to the veil , I always had to be coached ...the three taps by the rubber hammer sent chills up spine...I…"
"My wife and I have a solid relationship.She goes to sacrament every now and then when she wants Its my TBM Son and Daughter the ones brought up in the gospel black and white thinking that I find will be the challenge,but they have their own lives…"
Having spent my entire LDS life in a small branch that has had its ups and downs.There's always been that inner circle who knew all the gossip . I wasn't directly connected but would hear indirectly every Sunday evening via the phone. I was always offered the info and never went looking for it.I finally have learned over the years if you didn't see it then don't believe it.When I first joined 20+ years ago my thoughts were how different the Chruch was from the temporal world.Perhaps naive but…See More