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by katielangston
02 Apr 2010, 15:08
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Podcast episode on raising kids in a NOMish household
Replies: 9
Views: 520

Re: Podcast episode on raising kids in a NOMish household

Orson, I've been thinking a ton about this lately. And I love what you say about allowing children their stories. They NEED their stories. I think it's right to give it to them. Here's how I am approaching it in my home, with a little Santa analogy to demonstrate what I mean (note that I am NOT comp...
by katielangston
30 Mar 2010, 09:15
Forum: Support
Topic: On Marriage, Metaphors and What Being Mormon Means to Me
Replies: 6
Views: 693

On Marriage, Metaphors and What Being Mormon Means to Me

I just posted this on my blog, but I thought it would be very applicable here. So I thought I'd share. :) My relationship to Mormonism is like my marriage. When I first married my husband, I thought he was one way. Handsome, funny, vibrant, talented, charismatic, intelligent. And he is all of those...
by katielangston
30 Mar 2010, 08:54
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: Why did we need an atonement?
Replies: 8
Views: 879

Re: Why did we need an atonement?

Cadence, great questions. I love Ray's response and will simply add my own perspective here. I am leaning away from an interpretation of the atonement that is literal and legalistic. I'm open to being wrong on this point, but my best guess is that the atonement was NOT literally required to balance ...
by katielangston
29 Mar 2010, 09:40
Forum: Support
Topic: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators
Replies: 38
Views: 1817

Re: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators

Dash, that was a wonderful story. Thank you for sharing it with us!
by katielangston
25 Mar 2010, 20:35
Forum: Support
Topic: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators
Replies: 38
Views: 1817

Re: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators

Everyone...I passed! :)

I feel extremely happy and at peace. I'm a card-carrying Mormon again! Hooray!!!
by katielangston
25 Mar 2010, 11:58
Forum: Support
Topic: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators
Replies: 38
Views: 1817

Re: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators

UPDATE: My temple recommend interview is TONIGHT!! I'm excited but nervous. Would appreciate any extra prayers... :)
by katielangston
23 Mar 2010, 14:48
Forum: Support
Topic: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators
Replies: 38
Views: 1817

Re: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators

Thank you, Ray. I appreciate both your empathy and your point about grace. I know that is the secret here.

And Orson, that is really really useful advice. Thank you!
by katielangston
22 Mar 2010, 23:36
Forum: Support
Topic: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators
Replies: 38
Views: 1817

Re: Temple Recommend Renewal and Prophets, Seers, and Revelators

Thanks everyone for your helpful responses! I really want to view the Brethren charitably. I really want to believe that they have access to inspiration and revelation. I believe that I can work within a definition of "prophet, seer, and revelator" that is liberal enough to include anyone who has th...