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by Reuben
06 Nov 2016, 16:21
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A rigid lesson from a rigid counselor
Replies: 7
Views: 680

A rigid lesson from a rigid counselor

I'm the young men's president. One of my counselors is a former bishop who loves the youth and the youth program, loves the doctrine, and is one of the most rigid thinkers I've worked with. We don't have enough young men to separate into quorums, so we all meet together. Today, this wonderful man ga...
by Reuben
06 Nov 2016, 12:47
Forum: Support
Topic: Reasons to stay?
Replies: 18
Views: 1287

Re: Reasons to stay?

You don't have to be disillusioned or even questioning to turn down a calling or ask to be released because it wouldn't or doesn't work out. My TBM DW, who is an introvert, recently turned down a calling that would have required cold-calling because it would have put significant strain on her. She e...
by Reuben
06 Nov 2016, 09:42
Forum: Introductions
Topic: An ADHD FC
Replies: 12
Views: 2355

Re: An ADHD FC

I've found that pretty much all of what people call "revelation" can be explained away as normal decision making, emotional responses, being observant, etc. To me, this doesn't mean that "revelation" isn't meaningful, but that it isn't useful for proving the existence of God. Or rather, I stopped w...
by Reuben
06 Nov 2016, 09:27
Forum: Introductions
Topic: An ADHD FC
Replies: 12
Views: 2355

Re: An ADHD FC

You are fortunate to have such a loving wife. Really fortunate. Hold on to her and never let go! And let her know how much you love her. Yes! This! Sunday afternoon is turning into our time to talk about my FC and other Difficult Things. Today I asked how she is doing. I now highly recommend this. ...
by Reuben
06 Nov 2016, 09:18
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Same-Sex Attraction + No Testimony = Faith Crisis
Replies: 13
Views: 2589

Re: Same-Sex Attraction + No Testimony = Faith Crisis

Welcome! It sounds like you're in the right place. I'm also here partly because other organized communities seem too bitter and angry. I can't let it eat me up like that. With a lack of any testimony about anything, and with attractions that had no answers, I prayed. At first I wanted to know everyt...
by Reuben
05 Nov 2016, 17:53
Forum: Introductions
Topic: An ADHD FC
Replies: 12
Views: 2355

An ADHD FC

Before I start with the actual introduction, I want to offer thanks. Through my FC so far, this forum has been an anchor. Thank you, Brian, Ray, hawkgrrrl, Shawn, DarkJedi, mom3, Roy, Heber13, SilentDawning and so many others. Especially Shawn. Shortly, my direct experience with God suggests a highl...