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by Ilovechrist77
12 Jun 2021, 19:29
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: Spiritual direction
Replies: 6
Views: 101

Re: Spiritual direction

Actually, I have a question. How does this differ from most religious communities or spiritual gurus? I'm skimming through the link, but I'm not quite getting it.
by Ilovechrist77
12 Jun 2021, 07:40
Forum: Support
Topic: Could faith promoting stories be dangerous?
Replies: 38
Views: 883

Re: Could faith promoting stories be dangerous?

This discussion and makes a lot of sense to me. Since much of church history was white washed in the past, what annoys me now is that many members of the church, even many General Authorities, don't believe a it was wrong to do this. Some people have used the teaching of line upon line, precept upon...
by Ilovechrist77
26 May 2021, 12:11
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No more time only marriages in temples
Replies: 8
Views: 340

Re: No more time only marriages in temples

Thank you. That makes sense then. I just didn't know that used to be possible in the temple.
by Ilovechrist77
25 May 2021, 17:47
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No more time only marriages in temples
Replies: 8
Views: 340

Re: No more time only marriages in temples

Honestly, I didn't know the church used to perform time only marriages in temples. I thought it was just sealings. I'm confused now. What time period did the church start performing those?
by Ilovechrist77
20 May 2021, 11:37
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The way we communicate is important.
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: The way we communicate is important.

Well, so far I haven't been going to church yet, so figuring much of this out is something I'm still working out. A part of me wishes I was a member of the Community of Christ. I've been attending their online Sunday services, and they are fantastic. When I was going to church before the COVID hit, ...
by Ilovechrist77
12 May 2021, 17:26
Forum: Support
Topic: Could faith promoting stories be dangerous?
Replies: 38
Views: 883

Re: Could faith promoting stories be dangerous?

Thank you for mentioning the podcast. I read the article, but I definitely need to listen to the podcast. Now, to be fair, a few years ago in my home ward, a guy I knew gave a talk about his garments protecting certain parts of his body. If I remember right, I think it had to do with a chainsaw.
by Ilovechrist77
24 Mar 2021, 02:32
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fraud Claims on use of Church donations
Replies: 12
Views: 670

Re: Fraud Claims on use of Church donations

Whenever I see articles like that, I'm not sure how to make sense of it. Jesus Christ and many ancient prophet were against materialism, but realized money was needed at times to do work in the church. However, I believe the main church leadership often acts too much like administrators than ministe...
by Ilovechrist77
15 Feb 2021, 01:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Church More Open About Endowment
Replies: 22
Views: 1572

Re: Church More Open About Endowment

Minyan Man, I've never heard that story before, but I know that when Boyd K. Packer was alive he wrote a pamphlet about the temple that showed various temple interiors and what the various rooms were used for.
by Ilovechrist77
31 Oct 2020, 22:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happiness: What Does It Mean To You?
Replies: 16
Views: 2696

Re: Happiness: What Does It Mean To You?

Gerald, wow! That's quite a perspective there about death and mourning. I think I might have to check that book out sometime. Thank you.
by Ilovechrist77
29 Oct 2020, 10:15
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happiness: What Does It Mean To You?
Replies: 16
Views: 2696

Re: Happiness: What Does It Mean To You?

SamBee, I agree that excitement and mania aren't happiness. That and people can become addicted to those things. Thanks for letting me know about Asperger’s Disorder. I've found some websites that mention the term is being replaced with Autism Spectrum Disorder. When things are finally ultimately un...