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by PiperAlpha
09 Apr 2011, 04:01
Forum: Support
Topic: You can't really get out, can you?
Replies: 29
Views: 2297

Re: You can't really get out, can you?

SilentDawning makes a great point about how it is cultural and not uniquely Mormon. Sounds like the local congregation he came from was making it hard to break from their group. Maybe all groups do that to protect themselves? Maybe it gives them something to do so they are not idle ... Because the d...
by PiperAlpha
09 Apr 2011, 03:55
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Something has to change
Replies: 19
Views: 1620

Re: Intro - Something has to change

BeLikeChrist, Thank you for sharing your experience. You seem at peace with yourself. In the last conference priesthood session, which I had to go back and reread after some things bothered me when delivered, but afterwards see maybe speakers didn't really say things the way I initially took it, Pre...
by PiperAlpha
09 Apr 2011, 03:48
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Something has to change
Replies: 19
Views: 1620

Re: Intro - Something has to change

So many great responses! What a friendly group! This is the way church should be. CanadianGirl, the things you find divine about your new place you are in, do you find them just as fulfilling, or do u think we just have to settle or compromise because it's less stressful that way? Tom, I like your a...
by PiperAlpha
08 Apr 2011, 10:55
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Something has to change
Replies: 19
Views: 1620

Re: Intro - Something has to change

sorry if that was a teaser...I'm just not ready to open on a public board like this the personal situation. I hope that's ok to participate anyway. Bottom line, we all go through trials, my details may be different, but the point is that faith was impacted. Maybe in a good way??? But thanks for the ...
by PiperAlpha
08 Apr 2011, 10:52
Forum: Support
Topic: You can't really get out, can you?
Replies: 29
Views: 2297

Re: You can't really get out, can you?

Do you remember that old movie, "Logan's Run"?

I think its kind of like that. If you're a runner, they hunt you down.

But actually, there is a sanctuary.
by PiperAlpha
08 Apr 2011, 08:59
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro - Something has to change
Replies: 19
Views: 1620

Intro - Something has to change

Hi everyone. Just a quick intro about myself. I've been a member my whole life, my whole family is very devoted to the Church. I served a mission state-side, have held many stake and ward priesthood callings, and have had many spiritual experiences thoughout my life. I've had a crisis to deal with o...