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by SamBee
18 Feb 2019, 13:35
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: After temple ordinances...am I done?
Replies: 16
Views: 252

Re: After temple ordinances...am I done?

AmyJ wrote:
18 Feb 2019, 07:53
I try to focus on living the 2 great commandments - even though I am not sure how to Love God anymore. I can try to love others better (and tough love is a viable thing at times).
This is the best advice on here.
by SamBee
17 Feb 2019, 15:51
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This scares me
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: This scares me

There is no doubt that social media is warping minds in a way never seen before. Previous generations have been damaged by too much television and excessive merchandizing.
by SamBee
17 Feb 2019, 14:53
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Sunday School - Not.
Replies: 34
Views: 859

Re: New Sunday School - Not.

I'm holding out for cyberchurch. Sacrament meeting will be ten minutes long and we shall all attend holographically, and the sacrament itself will be delivered by drone.
by SamBee
16 Feb 2019, 03:44
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Apostasy (2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Re: Apostasy (2017)

I have seen this film two or three times. I feel the inclusion of the anemic character, while moving, was a bit too "cliché". Blood transfusion is a well known bugbear of JWs, and I think I would have liked to see other aspects dealt with. They do at least deal with college - perhaps military or pol...
by SamBee
16 Feb 2019, 03:32
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: After temple ordinances...am I done?
Replies: 16
Views: 252

Re: After temple ordinances...am I done?

Apparently not, because if they put a foot wrong, then it's blamed on you.
by SamBee
16 Feb 2019, 02:46
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missionaries can call home weekly
Replies: 14
Views: 292

Re: Missionaries can call home weekly

I find it bizarre that some people are against this. It is weekly, which I don't find excessive.
by SamBee
16 Feb 2019, 02:44
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: After temple ordinances...am I done?
Replies: 16
Views: 252

Re: After temple ordinances...am I done?

(Cough) Second anointing.

But seriously, I suppose the answer is to raise a new generation to do the same. Or progress through the leadership ranks.
by SamBee
14 Feb 2019, 05:34
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Apostasy (2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Re: Apostasy (2017)

I just finished watching this movie on Amazon Prime this evening. It's the story about a Jehovah's Witness family -- mother, and two daughters. One of the daughters gets pregnant out of wedlock and is disfellowshiped. The other needs a blood transfusion but chooses not to have it for religious reas...
by SamBee
14 Feb 2019, 05:31
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Apostasy: The Movie
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: Apostasy: The Movie

Need to check the archive - here's a thread I made earlier. ;) I'll cut and paste your post there.

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=9085&hilit=Apostasy
by SamBee
12 Feb 2019, 18:42
Forum: Support
Topic: The New Sunday Stuff and Me
Replies: 21
Views: 466

Re: The New Sunday Stuff and Me

Our YSA hold a social in third hour now which I'm glad about. I gather it's going well.