December 2012 Blog Posts (6)

What my loving dad and mom gave me for Christmas...

Here is the letter he included with the framed gift:

Dear Family,

Over the past few months, I have had some time for serious reflection. While a great deal of

it focused on what God wants me to learn and do here in Southern Alberta, my thoughts have also

turned to each of you. I am truly grateful to have each of you as my child and to have those you

have brought (and will bring) into our family. Each of you has been…

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Added by Hair on December 25, 2012 at 9:20am — 8 Comments

Tis the season

This has been a particularly rough Christmas for me. I don't like Christmas to begin with and now that I am not attending church and with my divorce thrown into the mix, I am finding it harder then usual.

What is the purpose of this holiday now that i belive god and jesus do not exist. I KNOW it can be the spirit of giving and being a better person, but somehow something is missing for me. I am even considering attending a Christmas Eve mass at a friends church to see if that is what…

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Added by Hair on December 24, 2012 at 9:15am — 2 Comments

Old Ghosts

More and more frequently I feel lost. When I was a Mormon I was sure that the church was true. I did have my nagging doubts, especially when it came to: forgiveness, the eternal regression of gods, and how exalted beings with physical bodies make spirit children. However, despite my doubts I knew it was true. With this knowledge came the surety of my own damnation. I knew I was going to hell, to suffer for my own sins and then be sent to the lowest degree of glory. I had a firm grasp of the…

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Added by Nicholas on December 21, 2012 at 9:32pm — 2 Comments

The Best 2 Years

It's eerie how the 13th marked what was SUPPOSED to be my return home from my mission. I got bored today and decided to look on Facebook to see what became of everyone in my district in the MTC.

 

The two sisters in our group are obviously back and have been for a while. One of them I know for certain came home early, I'm guessing due to illness as she had many a food allergies. The other is home but I can't seem to figure out…

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Added by Smith&the_Westons on December 15, 2012 at 2:51pm — 2 Comments

JSJr

  • When the truth if its known‏…

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Added by Josef Carlson on December 3, 2012 at 10:22pm — No Comments

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