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by AmyJ
20 Apr 2018, 12:51
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did God really help you find a boat?
Replies: 61
Views: 2855

Re: Did God really help you find a boat?

I can appreciate that, Cadence. I guess for me, it's near impossible not to trust that voice, because it is the most reasonable. I think "that voice" means different things to different people. A while back I would attribute almost anything to that voice, things like "turn left here, there might be...
by AmyJ
20 Apr 2018, 12:21
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did God really help you find a boat?
Replies: 61
Views: 2855

Re: Did God really help you find a boat?

These days, I pray harder than I ever did when I spent hours on my knees but I don't pray for God to do things for me. Instead. I pray that God will give me the strength to answer my own prayers and to answer the prayers of others as I try to live out my flawed but earnest discipleship. This might ...
by AmyJ
20 Apr 2018, 12:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did God really help you find a boat?
Replies: 61
Views: 2855

Re: Did God really help you find a boat?

None of my powerful spiritual experiences, NONE, have involved God removing my burden (however large or small). All of them were powerful, paradigm shifting, realizations about why God would not remove it. <Thinking Out Loud Here> We finished reading the Book of Mormon recently for my Pathways clas...
by AmyJ
19 Apr 2018, 12:59
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EQ/RS Lessons
Replies: 22
Views: 629

Re: EQ/RS Lessons

Thanks for bumping this thread. You are welcome:) I did not see mine coming, and when I try to explain it to others to give them a form of reference, it sounds really lame. I think that others can and will make a case that it was a person seeking a way out.... and that is their right to do so. Peop...
by AmyJ
19 Apr 2018, 10:49
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Navigating from the Dark Night
Replies: 10
Views: 158

Re: Navigating from the Dark Night

AmyJ thank you. I think my husband and I are definitely going to have to mull over the tithing thing. I need to find a way to feel honest but also avoid awkwardness (if possible). Thanks for your perspective on raising children. It’s so hard because I feel like the church sees things from black and...
by AmyJ
19 Apr 2018, 10:18
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EQ/RS Lessons
Replies: 22
Views: 629

Re: EQ/RS Lessons

Everyone has assumptive worlds. The three most basic assumptions are that the world is good/just , that life has meaning, and that the individual is deserving or worthy . Without these assumptions there is pure nihilism. The world is just random occurrences, nobody and nothing matters. These assump...
by AmyJ
19 Apr 2018, 05:43
Forum: Support
Topic: My strategy moving forward
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: My strategy moving forward

Yay for Strategies and Success Stories! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: I agree with the social assessment. I am striving to make sure that my social relationships are balanced properly so that if/when my transition becomes more common I am not socially out of luck... Am I allowed to envy your op...
by AmyJ
19 Apr 2018, 05:32
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Navigating from the Dark Night
Replies: 10
Views: 158

Re: Navigating from the Dark Night

My husband no longer wants to pay a full 10% of income since he doesn’t think the church is true anymore (I’m a Stay at home mom who only makes a little money here and there). We’re very united in finances usually and want to make a joint decision. It terrifies me to no longer have a recommend desp...
by AmyJ
18 Apr 2018, 10:04
Forum: Support
Topic: Bearing Testimony (ish)
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Bearing Testimony (ish)

This past week we had our last Pathways class for this trimester. Our teacher was not going to be there (cancelled 2-3 days ahead of the day), so our Pathways missionaries said we would take the class time to bear our testimonies of the Book of Mormon. I had an A in the class before the last session...
by AmyJ
18 Apr 2018, 09:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General Conference April 2013
Replies: 67
Views: 1616

Re: General Conference April 2013

Elder Holland: I like the emphasis on how hard it was on the parents who were begging for their child to be healed. "One way or another, that (being 'young in faith') should apply to all of us." "Hold the ground you have already won, even if that ground is limited." I know those quotes can be inter...