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by jwald
12 May 2011, 14:25
Forum: Support
Topic: An ominous developement for Middle Way Mormons
Replies: 167
Views: 17671

Re: An ominous developement for Middle Way Mormons

I just want to say thank you to everyone on this site. Providing a place to vent and encouragement to keep trying brought hope and progress to my husband who had started down a very angry path in his feelings towards the church before he found this site. This is not something any TBM member could ha...
by jwald
31 Mar 2011, 08:57
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: Grace - Long Initial Post
Replies: 34
Views: 2930

Re: Grace - Long Initial Post

Can I say Wow! ......Just wow. Thank you Ray, Katie and Tom for this discussion :clap: I've been pondering the whole grace vs works argument for awhile now. Ray Degraw wrote: A very insightful friend recently described the process of "taking my yoke upon you" as feeling the purity and power of His s...
by jwald
06 Feb 2011, 00:11
Forum: Support
Topic: The Details are Less Important than the Picture
Replies: 6
Views: 463

Re: The Details are Less Important than the Picture

Cwald said: jwald made me read it - said it would help our marriage. :problem: Remembering perspective will also help if you ever get in to arguments with your family again. Your phrasing gets you in trouble. You often argue on the same side as them, your wording is just different than theirs. ;) "T...
by jwald
24 Jan 2011, 13:27
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: the face of Jesus
Replies: 8
Views: 373

Re: the face of Jesus

I just watched the Angles and Demons movie for the first time Sunday after church. Disappointing.
by jwald
24 Jan 2011, 13:01
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: Sometimes I hate when I'm right
Replies: 32
Views: 1352

Re: Sometimes I hate when I'm right

I've only skimmed the 14 fundamentals talk before this and to hear this HC member go point by point and give his opinion on things made me and DD physically ill by the end of the meeting. The spirit in the room afterwards felt very oppressive. DD thought the talk made us sound like a cult and was ve...
by jwald
13 Jan 2011, 14:50
Forum: Support
Topic: Inspiration or desperation?
Replies: 14
Views: 784

Re: Inspiration or desperation?

I would love to participate in one of these someday. I grew up in Utah but our stake never did the treks until after I graduated high school. My younger brother and sister went and still remember it as one of their best experiences in YW/YM. I think it would be a good way for teens to connect with t...
by jwald
13 Jan 2011, 14:41
Forum: Support
Topic: I Know the Scriptures are True
Replies: 14
Views: 795

Re: I Know the Scriptures are True

Sorry I've been out of touch for awhile. I go through phases where I just can't make myself get on the computer for awhile. I do it with TV and phones as well :oops: Two of my least favourite words: 'know' and 'true' -- all in the the same short sentence. Ugh I agree! I loved last years theme that w...
by jwald
21 Dec 2010, 14:00
Forum: Support
Topic: My release came
Replies: 8
Views: 335

Re: My release came

It was quite a shift in thinking for me when they released me from YW and called me to our very small and inconsistently attended primary. The whole shift to "black and white" thinking that is required in primary was hard because it was much easier for me to teach teens who are starting/have reached...
by jwald
11 Dec 2010, 12:52
Forum: Support
Topic: Avoiding Twisted Thinking
Replies: 38
Views: 2008

Re: Avoiding Twisted Thinking

Wow! I've used all of these types of thinking at one time or another in my life. Seeing them listed like that will help me self-examine when I get negative about things. Thanks for posting them. Jumping to conclusions (mind reading), emotional reasoning, and should statements, seem to be my biggest ...
by jwald
08 Dec 2010, 21:03
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The afterlife
Replies: 24
Views: 1060

Re: The afterlife

Flower, You have given me a lot to think about and strangely enough I had a spiritual experience reading your post. I'm not sure what it means but I think I gained some insight into my own life and I thank you for sharing your thoughts so that I might gain understanding. Canada ME TOO! :idea: -We m...