Added by Casey Roberts on January 28, 2011 at 6:34pm — No Comments
My visiting teachers were just here. I told them that I would like to be put on the Do Not Contact list. They were very sweet. Now I feel like having a good cry.
It's part of the cursedness of the church, isn't it? No clean breaks. They pitied me, prayed for me, bore their testimonies, pleaded to be able to come by just as friends. I shared my disbelief and new-found happiness and told them that, while I liked them, I didn't want the awkwardness of visits in my…Continue
It's often difficult for me to articulate my emotions with any degree of clarity, so forgive me if I come across as incoherent or vague. I just need to vent what's weighing me down as best as possible in order to to experience a limited catharsis. It isn't the same as interpersonal conversation, but I'm glad the board is here for me since I am not…Continue
Added by Rng on January 11, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
I was having a conversation with a TBM friend recently. We were talking about the church. He mentioned to me that his ward is giving out money to people who are not members of the church. He also said he is in the "Bishopric" and he knows this for a fact, because he is there late at night, on Sundays giving out money. I found this hard to believe, because I have had experiences where I have tried to get help from friends who are not members of the church. The Bishop told m they have to be…Continue