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patriarchal problem, please help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Katia Sep 14, 2012. 9 Replies

After leaving, I cannot find any mormon patriarchs who have left and revealed that the patriarchal blessings are nothing but piffle. please, somebody, reassure me that this is not the case

 

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Bar Kokhba replied to max's discussion patriarchal problem, please help
"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…"
Sep 13, 2012
Enlightened replied to max's discussion patriarchal problem, please help
"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…"
Sep 12, 2012
Elena replied to max's discussion patriarchal problem, please help
"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…"
Sep 9, 2012
Dan replied to max's discussion patriarchal problem, please help
"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,…"
Sep 9, 2012
WorkingMan replied to max's discussion patriarchal problem, please help
"Elena, that is a strange story given they keep all patriarchal blessing on file in SLC"
Sep 9, 2012
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Sep 8, 2012
max replied to max's discussion patriarchal problem, please help
"I would just like to know if they each, there being one in every stake, actually believe what they say."
Sep 8, 2012
Elena replied to max's discussion patriarchal problem, please help
"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…"
Sep 7, 2012
MikeUtah replied to max's discussion patriarchal problem, please help
"I don't know of any first hand patriarch exmos either.  I'm pretty sure they just use a template/madlib kind of deal though."
Sep 7, 2012
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Sep 7, 2012
max replied to Court-Eliza's discussion Starting the Recover Process
"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…"
Sep 7, 2012
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patriarchal problem, please help

After leaving, I cannot find any mormon patriarchs who have left and revealed that the patriarchal blessings are nothing but piffle. please, somebody, reassure me that this is not the case
Sep 7, 2012
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Sep 7, 2012

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My Story:
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:
Reading
Favorite Books:
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.
Favorite Movies:
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?
sure didnt

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At 12:05pm on September 7, 2012, MikeUtah said…

Welcome Max!  Glad you could join us.  Enjoy the site and community.

 
 
 

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