Lost Time Listener First Time Caller

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Re: Lost Time Listener First Time Caller

Post by DarkJedi » 10 Jul 2018, 16:57

I don't have a ton of time, I just wanted to say welcome. I appreciate your perspective on what makes Jesus the Savior and will ponder on that a bit - I think it may fit my own faith narrative.
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Re: Lost Time Listener First Time Caller

Post by LDS_Scoutmaster » 11 Jul 2018, 14:46

Welcome Felix.

It's interesting all of the different answers you will get to the same question, and in the end, you will forge your own path. It's been helpful for me to bounce ideas around here as I navigate my faith evolution.

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Re: Lost Time Listener First Time Caller

Post by Curt Sunshine » 13 Jul 2018, 19:33

I also have little time right now, but I want to welcome you. We have no universal answers here, but we have lots of differing opinions and views.

I think there is an important power in that alone.
I see through my glass, darkly - as I play my saxophone in harmony with the other instruments in God's orchestra. (h/t Elder Joseph Wirthlin)

Even if people view many things differently, the core Gospel principles (LOVE; belief in the unseen but hoped; self-reflective change; symbolic cleansing; striving to recognize the will of the divine; never giving up) are universal.

"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong." H. L. Mencken

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