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by Curt Sunshine
21 Apr 2018, 15:39
Forum: Support
Topic: Urgent Request for Input
Replies: 7
Views: 139

Re: Urgent Request for Input

Thanks, everyone. I am getting there.

If you think of anything else, let me know.
by Curt Sunshine
21 Apr 2018, 15:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do You Believe in the Literal Christ?
Replies: 32
Views: 1567

Re: Do You Believe in the Literal Christ?

To paraphrase my earlier comment, I love the concept of a savior/redeemer/messiah/Son of God, but I can't say I believe in a specific view of the concept, whether literal, symbolic, or something else. It simply was so long ago that I can't be certain. Therefore, my view is based exclusively on faith...
by Curt Sunshine
21 Apr 2018, 15:17
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Navigating from the Dark Night
Replies: 14
Views: 245

Re: Navigating from the Dark Night

If you are interested, I wrote the following back in 2008, describing why I have never experienced a dark night of separation:

"The Bright Night of My Soul" (https://www.mormonmatters.org/the-brigh ... f-my-soul/)
by Curt Sunshine
21 Apr 2018, 15:11
Forum: Support
Topic: Best Way to Convince Spouse of Tithing Surplus
Replies: 10
Views: 211

Re: Best Way to Convince Spouse of Tithing Surplus

I respect that completely, dande48. I simply meant I personally don't believe in it.

Sorry if that wasn't clear.
by Curt Sunshine
20 Apr 2018, 18:43
Forum: Support
Topic: Best Way to Convince Spouse of Tithing Surplus
Replies: 10
Views: 211

Re: Best Way to Convince Spouse of Tithing Surplus

With fear and trembling - and generally to be avoided (attempts at "convincing"). :P Frankly, I don't believe in tithing surplus, unless you are willing to donate everything to the Church first - as On Own Now has mentioned. Donating only on surplus without the initial, comprehensive donation never ...
by Curt Sunshine
20 Apr 2018, 18:26
Forum: Support
Topic: Urgent Request for Input
Replies: 7
Views: 139

Urgent Request for Input

Everyone, I am in a Master of Counseling program at a non-LDS university and, for a class project, am developing a Faith Crisis Group Counseling proposal. It will be targeted specifically at LDS participants, with a note that it can be altered, where necessary, to fit other religions or denomination...
by Curt Sunshine
18 Apr 2018, 18:50
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Looking for like-hearted friends
Replies: 14
Views: 287

Re: Looking for like-hearted friends

I'm glad to hear about someone devouring our posts. :D

Welcome!
by Curt Sunshine
18 Apr 2018, 18:39
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Navigating from the Dark Night
Replies: 14
Views: 245

Re: Navigating from the Dark Night

I also have very little time right now, as my semester ends next week, but I too want to welcome you. I am sure you will get some excellent input.
by Curt Sunshine
18 Apr 2018, 18:37
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: Hypothesis: Purely Intellectual Faith Crises aren't crises
Replies: 10
Views: 226

Re: Hypothesis: Purely Intellectual Faith Crises aren't crises

For someone whose testimony is primarily intellectual (and I know some people in various denominations and religions, including the LDS Church, who fit this category), a faith crisis easily could be intellectual. I had an hour-long conversation just this week in person with a young man who fit some ...