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by squarepeg
01 Mar 2017, 11:19
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Visiting Teaching message promotion?
Replies: 10
Views: 615

Re: Visiting Teaching message promotion?

Reuben wrote:
FWIW, married couples can be home teachers.
Awesome, Reuben! News to me! Forget I posted anything...it seems irrelevant, now.
by squarepeg
01 Mar 2017, 08:11
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Visiting Teaching message promotion?
Replies: 10
Views: 615

Re: Visiting Teaching message promotion?

I have a really hard time cobbling together a meal out of these crumbs. I like your optimism, though. Haha! I know... I was thinking, "Baby steps..." And that maybe the Home Teaching message should be first in the magazine because Home Teachers teach the whole family whereas VTs "only" teach the wo...
by squarepeg
01 Mar 2017, 07:26
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: missionary lesson
Replies: 8
Views: 812

Re: missionary lesson

First of all, what a great username! Why do we need lessons on missionary work? The diet book metaphor is perfect. If we have found something that enriches our lives and makes us happier and healthier, it will show in everything that we do, and the majority of people with whom we associate will noti...
by squarepeg
27 Feb 2017, 10:41
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Visiting Teaching message promotion?
Replies: 10
Views: 615

Visiting Teaching message promotion?

Just wanted to share something that made me happy. I haven't read the "Ensign" in a while but I opened the February issue and noticed that the Visiting Teaching message is right after the First Presidency Message (aka HT Message), instead of deeper inside the magazine like it used to be. Maybe that'...
by squarepeg
25 Feb 2017, 07:05
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Scared, lonely, and confused
Replies: 19
Views: 2790

Re: Scared, lonely, and confused

Several years ago, I became ill and knew God would heal me, my faith would make me whole. I had many blessings that told me I would be healed. Well as you can imagine that didn't happen, but It did give me a lot of time to think. The church is so good about keeping us so busy we don't have time to ...
by squarepeg
24 Feb 2017, 07:38
Forum: Support
Topic: Llamas before Us
Replies: 8
Views: 463

Re: Llamas before Us

Thank you for this post! I keep reading mainstream-Christian apologetics (CS Lewis, GK Chesterton, Timothy Keller, Ravi Zacharias) and still feeling starved and disappointed. Maybe THESE are whom I need to be reading instead!

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by squarepeg
23 Feb 2017, 21:29
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: Did Heavenly Mother participate in the creation?
Replies: 24
Views: 1861

Re: Did Heavenly Mother participate in the creation?

1. Do you think Heavenly Mother(s) participated in the creation of the earth? 2. If yes, how do you reconcile that with the fact that the creation is depicted in the temple as being an all male endeavor? 1. I think the creation story is probably just a story, like the creation stories of many other...
by squarepeg
23 Feb 2017, 21:04
Forum: Introductions
Topic: The wrong sort of testimony!
Replies: 24
Views: 3034

Re: The wrong sort of testimony!

DarkJedi, thank you. That's a great analysis of the "doubt your doubts" bit. I agree - like most quotations, it's best interpreted in context. I also agree with peteolcott in that thread that that counsel encourages bias, and with Roy that bias isn't necessarily always best avoided, or even always p...
by squarepeg
22 Feb 2017, 13:04
Forum: Introductions
Topic: The wrong sort of testimony!
Replies: 24
Views: 3034

Re: The wrong sort of testimony!

This forum is the best EVER! What amazing people! Thank you, all of you who took the time to reply. I appreciate it a lot. It sounds hard to be fully active knowing that I can't fully express where I'm at in terms of belief. But I think you guys are right that to be completely open would generally b...
by squarepeg
20 Feb 2017, 08:39
Forum: Introductions
Topic: The wrong sort of testimony!
Replies: 24
Views: 3034

The wrong sort of testimony!

Thank you for adding me to the forum. I have read some of the other introductions and it makes me sad to see that so many other people are struggling with the same issues I am, but also relieved that this is obviously the right place to find people to talk to about all of it. My testimony has been s...