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by Curt Sunshine
22 Sep 2018, 20:02
Forum: Support
Topic: Saturday Evening Stake Conference
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: Saturday Evening Stake Conference

Ministering - but done in an excellent way. Focused totally on Christ-like service and not letting ourselves get lost in our daily planners. Great discussion on the parable of the 10 Virgins, with one person questioning why the "faithful" women didn't take the time to look around and help the "fooli...
by Curt Sunshine
22 Sep 2018, 09:29
Forum: Support
Topic: Saturday Evening Stake Conference
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: Saturday Evening Stake Conference

Ours is today. It will be interesting.
by Curt Sunshine
22 Sep 2018, 09:28
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: The Bay of a Thousand Names
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: The Bay of a Thousand Names

An awareness of self in relation to time is uniquely human. That alone means we are uniquely eternal.

It fascinates me.
by Curt Sunshine
20 Sep 2018, 12:02
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ex-Bishop Up for Disciplinary Council Regarding Minor Interview Outspeak
Replies: 52
Views: 978

Re: Ex-Bishop Up for Disciplinary Council Regarding Minor Interview Outspeak

The early church was extremely volatile. That might be an understatement.

Just saying. :smile:
by Curt Sunshine
20 Sep 2018, 11:59
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Very good post about "what I wish Mormons knew about those that leave"
Replies: 18
Views: 351

Re: Very good post about "what I wish Mormons knew about those that leave"

I feel for the author. I do NOT want to be critical. I want to understand and validate. I will do that as much as possible. However . . . What On Own Now said. To use Fowler's Stages of Faith, I see someone who exchanged one black-and-white view for the opposite black-and-white view. I don't see "gr...
by Curt Sunshine
20 Sep 2018, 11:47
Forum: Support
Topic: An Update About My Faith
Replies: 10
Views: 218

Re: An Update About My Faith

I am glad to read this update.

No concrete suggestions about your final question. Just, "Do what you feel you can." That is enough.
by Curt Sunshine
20 Sep 2018, 11:45
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ex-Bishop Up for Disciplinary Council Regarding Minor Interview Outspeak
Replies: 52
Views: 978

Re: Ex-Bishop Up for Disciplinary Council Regarding Minor Interview Outspeak

In the end, he got what he wanted - which was NOT to stay and try to continue to help make more changes. He wanted the whole enchilada or a complete break. That is his right, and I won't condemn him for it. It isn't what I want, however. I want the movement to keep going, so I do what I can to stay ...
by Curt Sunshine
15 Sep 2018, 15:25
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Joseph Smith makes me angry
Replies: 36
Views: 705

Re: Joseph Smith makes me angry

Let's make sure we focus on helping Shawn and responding to his post. I didn't mean to detract from Shawn or Jospeh. I apologize for doing so.
by Curt Sunshine
15 Sep 2018, 15:18
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ex-Bishop Up for Disciplinary Council Regarding Minor Interview Outspeak
Replies: 52
Views: 978

Re: Ex-Bishop Up for Disciplinary Council Regarding Minor Interview Outspeak

That alone shows grandstanding. It saddens me, since I see it as a radical departure from how he started. At this point, it reeks to me of "to be seen of men".

It truly does sadden me.