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by zmadel2
14 Feb 2018, 21:05
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaking up in class
Replies: 9
Views: 201

Re: Speaking up in class

I had a Gospel Doctrine teacher last year that did a wonderful job with this. Some members would go off on rants about so-called "doctrine" such as how it is never okay to go shopping on Sunday, and the teacher would stop them before they could go very far. For me, it was a breath of fresh air. It s...
by zmadel2
14 Feb 2018, 18:45
Forum: Support
Topic: Coping with the Culture
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Re: Coping with the Culture

Thank you so much to everyone that has taken the time to reply to this thread. Your words have encouraged me so much and given me plenty to think about. It means a lot to have a forum of like-minded people that are going through the same journey of finding our place in the church and making it work....
by zmadel2
14 Feb 2018, 18:43
Forum: Support
Topic: Finding Peace and Light Amid the Mists of Darkness
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: Finding Peace and Light Amid the Mists of Darkness

This was a really great post. It was such a great reminder that we need to separate the church as an organization from the Savior and our Heavenly Father. All too often, it is presented as a package deal--as though they are one and the same. To be fair, some would argue that they go together very we...
by zmadel2
13 Feb 2018, 09:21
Forum: Support
Topic: Coping with the Culture
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Coping with the Culture

Good morning everyone! I joined the LDS Church about 2.5 years ago when I was 20 years old. I met my wife the night I was baptized, and we were married a year later in the temple. For the first year of my membership, I was the definition of a TBM--even when it came to some of the controversial thing...