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by pentium3
02 Sep 2016, 18:19
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: StayLDS men: How to talk about Heavenly Mother?
Replies: 13
Views: 1715

Re: StayLDS men: How to talk about Heavenly Mother?

Lately I've been feeling really overwhelmed by the maleness of everything in scripture, lessons, etc. My daughter during sacrament meeting pulled my shoulder down to whisper in my ear " Why do only men get to be in charge?" Purely innocent, honest question from an observant little girl. My heart sun...
by pentium3
18 May 2016, 09:32
Forum: Support
Topic: What to do...
Replies: 12
Views: 867

Re: What to do...

I just wanted to give an update on the youth temple recommend concern. I spoke to my daughter's Beehive adviser and let her know that I would not be okay letting my daughter go behind closed doors with an unfamiliar man and be questioned about masturbation. She said she would look into it for me. Sh...
by pentium3
28 Feb 2016, 17:51
Forum: Support
Topic: What to do...
Replies: 12
Views: 867

Re: What to do...

I didn't realize not all Bishops were asking youth about masturbation. I would be fine if the question were " Do you obey the law of chastity?" Maybe I could ask to have an email with the list of questions sent to me. I'm not a fan of the stopping at the temple on the way to camp thing either...woul...
by pentium3
28 Feb 2016, 16:14
Forum: Support
Topic: What to do...
Replies: 12
Views: 867

What to do...

I am mostly a lurker here. I posted several times at the beginning of my struggles with my faith and have come back often for anonymous support. I take my kids to church on my own, my husband left the church long ago and I am the barley hanging in there Mom that makes it for the full 3 hours about o...
by pentium3
28 Apr 2014, 15:00
Forum: Support
Topic: Gender Roles in Primary
Replies: 23
Views: 1091

Re: Gender Roles in Primary

For our sharing time 4 kids ( 2 boys 2 girls) were called up to form a family. A tie was placed around the first boys neck, a mixing bowl and whisk was placed in the first girls arms, a baby doll was given to the "daughter" and a toy I can't remember...maybe a teddy bear was given to the " son". I w...
by pentium3
16 Apr 2014, 15:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feeling hopeful
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Feeling hopeful

Some weeks I'm spiraling downward when it comes to my relationship with the church, I'm tired and hurt and don't want to do it anymore... and then other days hope appears...either from an insightful thought I find here, or from someone or somewhere unexpected. This week I've been on an upward climb ...
by pentium3
14 Apr 2014, 13:23
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: Tender Mercies?
Replies: 3
Views: 586

Re: Tender Mercies?

I couldn't get the link to work, but I really enjoyed hearing that you had good day at church. I tried my best to focus on the positive yesterday at church, I still heard things that caused some cognitive dissonance but it didn't hurt as much as usual. The hymns helped me as well, we sang " I stand ...
by pentium3
06 Apr 2014, 14:34
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General Conference April 2014
Replies: 110
Views: 3290

Re: General Conference April 2014

This thread has been helpful. Thank you.
by pentium3
05 Apr 2014, 09:58
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting worked up over GC
Replies: 37
Views: 1551

Re: Getting worked up over GC

I can sympathize with your struggle. I too am taking a break from conference this weekend. I'm in too fragile of a place to deal with hurt or disappointment from our leaders right now. I may read a recommended talk if any hit home with my fellow staylds-ers. I hope you find an opportunity to relax a...
by pentium3
01 Apr 2014, 16:03
Forum: Support
Topic: Endure to the end or be happy...
Replies: 10
Views: 674

Re: Endure to the end or be happy...

Part of my struggle is figuring what is best for my kids.. I feel the weight of it. If I became inactive it would affect them socially...they don't even know a non Mormon..at all. Even their school teachers have all been Mormon. I've known of people here who won't let their kids play with anyone who...