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by Curt Sunshine
20 Aug 2018, 09:33
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name of The Church - Version 152
Replies: 58
Views: 741

Re: Name of The Church - Version 152

Katzpur, I just want to say publicly how much I appreciate your comments in this thread.

That's all. :smile:
by Curt Sunshine
20 Aug 2018, 09:27
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got through teaching Gospel Doctrine yesterday....
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: I got through teaching Gospel Doctrine yesterday....

I started the Gospel Doctrine class yesterday by mentioning that I was grateful the section about the bears attcking the "youth" who mocked Elisha was not included in the lesson outline, since I personally view that story a story as a "translated correctly" issue or inserted later strictly as a way ...
by Curt Sunshine
19 Aug 2018, 18:18
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Acronyms & Terms Common to the Mormon Internet
Replies: 31
Views: 13178

Re: Acronyms & Terms Common to the Mormon Internet

It stands for "Policy of Exclusion" - because "pox" has a more negative connotation than "poe". I personally don't like the term, mostly because it is so broad and generic and simultaneously limited in its application, but I understand completely why it was coined and has caught on among people who ...
by Curt Sunshine
17 Aug 2018, 23:06
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name of The Church - Version 152
Replies: 58
Views: 741

Re: Name of The Church - Version 152

Does this make us all ex-Mormons? :P
by Curt Sunshine
14 Aug 2018, 11:26
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My Lonely Search for God
Replies: 8
Views: 183

Re: My Lonely Search for God

Being a therapist can be wonderful - and it certainly is a challenge to assumptions and convictions created in a relative bubble. I am one year away from licensure, but I am old enough to have experienced already much of what slaps younger clinicians in the face. I know I will face moments that rese...
by Curt Sunshine
14 Aug 2018, 11:19
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Request for quotes/ideas
Replies: 13
Views: 291

Re: Request for quotes/ideas

Thanks for reporting back. This made my day.

Seriously, I have been "in the trenches" here for almost 10 years. This stuff is what keeps me going - and knowing there are lots more examples about which we never hear.
by Curt Sunshine
13 Aug 2018, 12:51
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: Christopher Columbus - Exaggeration of Evil
Replies: 3
Views: 129

Re: Christopher Columbus - Exaggeration of Evil

Well said, OON. I really can't add to your comment.
by Curt Sunshine
13 Aug 2018, 12:46
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Harm vs. Purity
Replies: 13
Views: 307

Re: Harm vs. Purity

This is such a tricky issue, and it can he extremely unhealthy (emotionally and/or physically) at either extreme. I hate the way we emphasize and teach strict "purity", and I truly loathe certain elements, but I have no problem with the idea of a Law of Chastity that has a lot of our current element...
by Curt Sunshine
10 Aug 2018, 12:58
Forum: Support
Topic: Hard Sayings and Safe Spaces: Amazing BYU Devotional
Replies: 15
Views: 352

Re: Hard Sayings and Safe Spaces: Amazing BYU Devotional

I love that, Reuben - and I think it is comsistent with Bro. Huntsman's intent and message.