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by PazamaManX
12 Sep 2019, 20:34
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You Can't Handle the Truth!
Replies: 5
Views: 208

Re: You Can't Handle the Truth!

My great great aunt (someone from around the WW2 era) had a son who did something horrific and then committed suicide. From the day that happened she immediately went into denial that she had even had a son. If someone brought him up to her she would immediately deny that she had a son by his name a...
by PazamaManX
05 Sep 2019, 17:47
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Church's Obsession with "Worthiness Interviews"
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Re: The Church's Obsession with "Worthiness Interviews"

... but I believe they have become something different entirely, morphing and growing like the Blob into something that is taking over the Church, the requirement of the Church itself being the gateway to our salvation rather than the Savior. It feels like everywhere I turn, the Church is the focus...
by PazamaManX
28 Aug 2019, 17:51
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Education is a Comandment...
Replies: 13
Views: 839

Re: Education is a Comandment...

I have no issue with that but more and more I am hearing how we should educate ourselves continually but what if the church places you in a calling that you're not ready for and takes 5 years out of your life while in the middle of an education. All this after being newly re-activated and compelled...
by PazamaManX
28 Aug 2019, 17:31
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Extremely Rough Sacrament Meeting
Replies: 14
Views: 606

Re: Extremely Rough Sacrament Meeting

I leaned forward, closed my eyes, forced a neutral expression, practiced dep breathing I may have to do some of this myself. Whenever I get up to give myself some mental relief by walking the halls, there always seem to be the same brother in our ward (who I actively try to avoid) out in the halls/...
by PazamaManX
22 Aug 2019, 01:49
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This is a dumb question. I'm going to ask it anyway.
Replies: 11
Views: 1063

Re: This is a dumb question. I'm going to ask it anyway.

If I'm not mistaken, when my mom passed away I believe that funeral home took care of dressing her in her temple clothes. I remember hearing during the meeting with them that they said they were familiar enough with LDS beliefs that they could do it if no one from our family or the ward was able to ...
by PazamaManX
22 Aug 2019, 01:39
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Porn Addiction?
Replies: 19
Views: 1150

Re: Porn Addiction?

My major concern is for my children. The bishop's counselor that I spoke to said in the SS meeting and to me later that he doesn't ask the boys if they have seen pornography because everyone has at one time or another - He instead asks them when was the last time that they saw pornography. :shock: ...
by PazamaManX
07 Feb 2019, 22:39
Forum: Support
Topic: Help on a talk
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Re: Help on a talk

I found this snippet from Elder Uchtdorf that he said at a CES: “The invitation to trust the Lord does not relieve us from the responsibility to know [truth] for ourselves. This is more than an opportunity; it is an obligation – and it is one of the reasons we were sent to this earth. Latter-day Sai...
by PazamaManX
11 Jan 2019, 22:54
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Word of Wisdom: The next change
Replies: 30
Views: 1475

Re: Word of Wisdom: The next change

As much as I would love to see a change to the WoW (or at the very least, specific clarification from on high) I have my doubts about it happening. Like it was said before, it's such a huge part of our cultural identity and is often pointed to as Joseph Smith having knowledge beyond his time. I don'...
by PazamaManX
18 Dec 2018, 16:08
Forum: Support
Topic: Can We Just Get On With It
Replies: 12
Views: 1007

Re: Can We Just Get On With It

And it goes against the similar advice we received about not programmizing it. Guess your ward council didn't get, didn't read, or didn't understand the memo. But on the positive side, I'm fine if nobody contacts me all day. An hour and a half is a start, but if you really think about, the whole Sa...
by PazamaManX
17 Dec 2018, 23:27
Forum: Support
Topic: Can We Just Get On With It
Replies: 12
Views: 1007

Re: Can We Just Get On With It

By the time we get to it, no one will be whooping it up on the short end. Leaders in my ward are already being a buzzkill about it. The ward council decided that the hour and a half after church would be designated as "sacred time". No one is supposed to contact anyone else in the ward during that ...