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by Curt Sunshine
19 Jun 2018, 11:22
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New hymnal is in the works! Some major, wonderful changes.
Replies: 16
Views: 159

Re: New hymnal is in the works! Some major, wonderful changes.

Now that we are talking about grace much more openly, I can see it being added - or, at the very least, allowed.

That is an example of why the second change I mentioned is so important. Even if it isn't included, it still may be sung (subject to leadership roulette, but at least possible).
by Curt Sunshine
18 Jun 2018, 17:13
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: An Afterlife?
Replies: 58
Views: 2456

Re: An Afterlife?

If you haven't watched "What Dreams May Come", I recommend it highly.
by Curt Sunshine
18 Jun 2018, 17:09
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New hymnal is in the works! Some major, wonderful changes.
Replies: 16
Views: 159

Re: New hymnal is in the works! Some major, wonderful changes.

I was about to post some details from lds.org. (I added more to the title.) My favorite two changes: 1) National anthems are being removed. 2) "Sacred music of local interest may be made available to members by language through digital channels as appropriate and doctrinally correct." #1 is importan...
by Curt Sunshine
18 Jun 2018, 16:23
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The New Inactives - Seniors
Replies: 8
Views: 98

Re: The New Inactives - Seniors

It is not widespread here - except the extensive travel to see kids and grandkids. In the past, people tended to stay near extended family. Families are much more spread out now, but people with money still want to see their family regularly. It is so senseless to fight it that even older couple mis...
by Curt Sunshine
18 Jun 2018, 16:15
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: Elizabeth Smart: Forgiveness is another word for self-love
Replies: 10
Views: 121

Re: Elizabeth Smart: Forgiveness is another word for self-love

Sam, fwiw, it is people who have experiences like yours and remain good people whom I admire the most. Truly, I stand all amazed. Don't sell yourself short. You are a noble and great one in the very best sense of those words.
by Curt Sunshine
18 Jun 2018, 12:53
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does Programmed Service Build Community?
Replies: 9
Views: 87

Re: Does Programmed Service Build Community?

Yes, sometimes.

No, sometimes.

Hard to say ahead of time.
by Curt Sunshine
18 Jun 2018, 12:52
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do I
Replies: 16
Views: 217

Re: How do I

I have had a few experiences when I believed I actually was getting inspiration / revelation regarding a calling. Otoh, I have experienced MANY times when I thought the decisions being made were thoughtful, good, and "right" for the organization and the individuals. Finally, there have been times wh...
by Curt Sunshine
17 Jun 2018, 19:40
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do I
Replies: 16
Views: 217

Re: How do I

:silent:

People who think they are God bother me, no matter which religion they profess. My last boss was like that. He explicitly said in one meeting that anyone who didn't accept what he and his direct boss said was supporting the evil one.

He is Catholic.