"I have to confess that in spite of having two different appointments to get my Patriarchal blessing, I never did. For some odd reason as a Mormon, I didn't want one. I always evaluate my thinking as now verses then. Everyone else in my…"
"For whatever reason you left I dont know but for me personally it was a case of "If JS was a fraud then everything else that followed must be too" - that would include the Patriarchal blessings obviously so it is not worth a…"
"I know that was different. She is the very first person that I heard to ever had a second patriarchal blessing. I don't remember the story about the lost one...but I remember it did made sense. She is a strong beliver and good person of faith I…"
"I have known a patriarch to wait over a year before he got the confidence to give one. They do not like giving a second one for the same reason Joseph would not retranslate the lost manuscript. The blessing is like any other priesthood blessing,…"
"I don't know nobody that used to be a patriarch and left the church, but I been to a R.S. activity and the patriarch was invited to answer questions. One of the sister said that somehow she lost her one and she was able to have a new one with a…"
"I wish there was I.m. on this thing. I am going through the same difficulties. I do nothing but read to occupy myself, and before that I had a sort-of romantic interest who said bye after I told her I was, as I put it, "very probably an…"
I am now a convicted atheist. The only doubt to my doubt is the fact that I cannot find a mormon patriarch who has come out and exposed the patriarchal blessings as fabricated.
Interests and Hobbies:
Bertrand russell books, vonnegut books, hitchens books, dawkins books, twain books, joseph conrad books, salman rushdie books, c.s. lewis books (guilty pleasure), essays of sir francis bacon, ayn rand books (philosophical non-fiction), and on and on and on.
Hunger, wes anderson movies, scorsese movies, guillermo del toro, terry gilliam (favorite)
Favorite activity after mormonism?
Reading and swearing, you goddamned redundant mechanism!
If you went on an LDS mission, where and when did you go?
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