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by Rich70
02 Jan 2019, 21:56
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Raising kids lds when I don’t believe
Replies: 22
Views: 2639

Re: Raising kids lds when I don’t believe

I apologize if this analogy is offensive for some or a bad analogy but I kind of view JS as an abusive father who’s kids and family turned out to be very good people. We, the members of the church, are all the kids. Most of the kids still think dad is great but many of us don’t. I have to be toleran...
by Rich70
02 Jan 2019, 11:01
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Raising kids lds when I don’t believe
Replies: 22
Views: 2639

Re: Raising kids lds when I don’t believe

Thank you everyone for your responses! I realize my post was vague. I just needed to talk to someone so I started a post. Here are some more specific questions I am trying to figure out. I personally do not believe that Joseph was a prophet. I personally think he may have had some real issues. My yo...
by Rich70
01 Jan 2019, 00:24
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Stayin' Alive
Replies: 8
Views: 887

Re: Stayin' Alive

My wife was abused as a child more than 30 years ago. It has been so hard. I have learned I have no right to give advice but to simply say I’m so sorry and try to understand how bad it sucks. I’be noticed that the best thing she can do is address and acknowledge it without letttimg it consume her. T...
by Rich70
31 Dec 2018, 19:29
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Raising kids lds when I don’t believe
Replies: 22
Views: 2639

Raising kids lds when I don’t believe

I found this forum because I have recently come to the conclusion that I no longer believe in the church. My doubts actually started as I read the Book of Mormon and other lds scripture. It seemed every time I read, I would only see issues with the way it was written ( use of New Testament, 19th cen...