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by Curt Sunshine
08 Dec 2018, 12:12
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: God's Law vs Man's Law Paradox
Replies: 16
Views: 256

Re: God's Law vs Man's Law Paradox

I think we try too hard to figure out exactly what we are supposed to do in order to be rewarded for what we do. In other words, I think we focus on externally imposed consequences too much. I love the idea that ALL the Law and the prophets hang on love - and that who we become is our only divine re...
by Curt Sunshine
07 Dec 2018, 13:01
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I was almost a school shooter
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: I was almost a school shooter

I love that quote, but I would suggest a second, complimentary version:
"Love the ones you feel deserve it the least, because you need that the most."

I like combining the two.
by Curt Sunshine
07 Dec 2018, 12:59
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: God's Law vs Man's Law Paradox
Replies: 16
Views: 256

Re: God's Law vs Man's Law Paradox

I truly believe most people do the best they can, even if it looks to themselves and others like they aren't trying. I gave up trying to judge sin a long time ago and focused instead on just trying to do my best - and not stress out about what judgment I would receive in the end. Maybe that is a laz...
by Curt Sunshine
07 Dec 2018, 12:51
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Announcements - Less of?
Replies: 22
Views: 1321

Re: Announcements - Less of?

[Admin Note]: Good comments.

Back to the focus of the post.
by Curt Sunshine
04 Dec 2018, 11:45
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Quest for Constant Joy
Replies: 10
Views: 556

Re: The Quest for Constant Joy

I don't try to have constant joy.

I try to have joy as much as possible, but generally steady internal peace is where I put my effort.

Lower expectations of others and acceptance of myself are the keys for me.

In a word, I try to maintain charity as an internal condition.
by Curt Sunshine
03 Dec 2018, 19:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please Stop telling the sick and dying to just have faith, it isn't helping
Replies: 12
Views: 195

Re: Please Stop telling the sick and dying to just have faith, it isn't helping

I was going to mention pain medication. We live in the 21st Century. We should take advantage of that fact. God bless her - and I agree with the plea for us to quit citing faith as a cure for everything. Fwiw, Elder Holland has been very clear lately, multiple times, that faith alone can't heal all ...
by Curt Sunshine
03 Dec 2018, 12:46
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bill Reel about to get excommunicated? >:-(
Replies: 62
Views: 3704

Re: Bill Reel about to get excommunicated? >:-(

He also badly misstated one of the High Councilor's statements in the podcast. What he claimed and what the HC said (from BIll's own recording of the meeting) are diametrically opposite. I liked Bill. My feelings have changed over time. I sincerely dislike how he handled the meeting - especially man...
by Curt Sunshine
27 Nov 2018, 21:19
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: The limit of Free Agency
Replies: 33
Views: 1762

Re: The limit of Free Agency

Excellent comment, Sam. Thank you.
by Curt Sunshine
22 Nov 2018, 10:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving...
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: Happy Thanksgiving...

Thanks for posting this.

I also am thankful for everyone here. It has been a joy being part of this community for so long.
by Curt Sunshine
22 Nov 2018, 10:33
Forum: Book & Media Reviews
Topic: Joseph Smith wasn't actually a Polygamist...
Replies: 24
Views: 2594

Re: Joseph Smith wasn't actually a Polygamist...

Roy, I am not aware of any pedophile angel involved in this issue, so I fixed the typo. :P :evil: :lol: :thumbup: