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Year end surprise!

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Chance Jan 3, 2012. 1 Reply

This was an eventful year for me.  A parent died and I separated from mormonism.I stopped paying tithing around mid year.  I got my year-end pay stub today.  I made $10,000 more than last year!!  I…Continue

The Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zaque Feb 12, 2012. 3 Replies

I have been seeking to be a Christian after making the break from mormonism.  I do pray, but I haven't affiliated myself with another church.I think I've had my fill of Religion, but I am earnestly…Continue

Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going?

Started this discussion. Last reply by MikeUtah Dec 2, 2011. 2 Replies

As an adult I have had several labels which identified me.  Primary among them was Mormon.  Next was American, then man; then and certainly not least, father. Throughout my life I had misgivings…Continue

Ex Mo Missionary

Started this discussion. Last reply by ingle92protege Nov 13, 2011. 3 Replies

As a Mormon I was a reluctant missionary.  Yes, I grew a lot and was "successful" on my full-time mission, but before and after it, I was very reluctant to speak to any "non-members" about it.  I…Continue


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Relationship Status (single, partner, etc):
My Story:
Not yet an Ex Mo, but planning my exit strategy.
Interests and Hobbies:
Hiking, Biking, Walking, Books, Music
If you went on an LDS mission, where and when did you go?
New Zealand Wellington

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Stop tooting the horn!

Posted on July 28, 2013 at 12:00am 0 Comments

This past week the Jehovah's Witnesses have been canvassing the neighborhoods in which I live and work.  I really don't know that much about them and decided to do some research.  I also decided to research the Seventh Day Adventists, since I know even less about them.

Both were founded in America.  JW in Pennsylvania in 1870.  7DA has roots in upstate New York in the 1840's but wasn't officially organized until 1863 in Michigan.  Both claim to be a  restoration to an earlier, pure,…


Exit Strategy

Posted on October 27, 2011 at 9:05pm 12 Comments

I recently stopped attending the Mormon church.  My intention is to break all ties with it.  Yet all my family are members and I don't want to ruin my relationship with them.  They've been loving, supportive and encouraging my entire life, but if they know I've left the church that may not continue.   Seems simple enough to just fade away into "inactivity."  I would like to do that, but my circumstances won't allow that.  I'm currently disfellowshipped and have been meeting with my bishop on…


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At 2:20pm on February 5, 2015, Martin said…

what years were you in wellington?  I was there 1978-80.

At 12:05am on October 23, 2011, Victory said…

Thank you Armadillo! Thank you for the welcome. I'm looking forward to being a part of this community. --V

At 6:03pm on September 6, 2011, Happy Guy said…

Hi Armadillo! Welcome to LAM.

At 11:22pm on September 5, 2011, MikeUtah said…

Welcome Armadillo!  Good to have you.  Enjoy the site and community.


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