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by SunbeltRed
15 Jul 2014, 05:09
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestions?
Replies: 37
Views: 2918

Re: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestio

Not yet. This coming Sunday.

I'll let you know how it goes.
by SunbeltRed
14 Jul 2014, 19:48
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good things that happen at church
Replies: 113
Views: 13415

Re: Good things that happen

As I mentioned in a previous thread - Brothers showing up last Saturday to help a single mom load her moving truck. 20 brethre, 20 minutes, all done. On Sunday the GD lessons was on King Solomon. The teacher referenced a CES talk that went through a list of some things can be strengths and turned in...
by SunbeltRed
12 Jul 2014, 11:53
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1 Reason Why I Stay
Replies: 10
Views: 1429

1 Reason Why I Stay

One of the women I home teach is moving today. She is a single mom, doing her best, and is moving to be closer to family. I sent out emails and text messages to make sure some folks could be there to help her. When I checked up on things later this morning, my friend informed me that 20 brethren had...
by SunbeltRed
11 Jul 2014, 10:34
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Kirby column
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: Great Kirby column

DJ, Amen! His issue is one of my biggest issues. It's the thing that I just don't get about Mormonism, well I get it I just don't agree with it. I have made mention to this many times in this forum, but I just can't believe that a loving Heavenly Father would want to divide families like that, IMHO....
by SunbeltRed
09 Jul 2014, 20:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does Mormonism Allow for Free Agency?
Replies: 12
Views: 1373

Re: Does Mormonism Allow for Free Agency?

I echo Ray and SD - it absolutely allows for free agency. I have thought about agency a lot. Elder Maxwell wrote a book, "All These Things Shall Give Thee Experience," in which he essentially argues that God know all of us so well that he will know exactly what we will do and what decisions we will ...
by SunbeltRed
09 Jul 2014, 19:09
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestions?
Replies: 37
Views: 2918

Re: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestio

Turin,

Echo the thoughts. Thank you for your perspective!

mom3,

I think that is the goal for now. Words that hopefully help people open their minds and hearts a bit more.
by SunbeltRed
09 Jul 2014, 13:31
Forum: Support
Topic: "Here I Stand. God Help Me, I Can Do No Other."
Replies: 7
Views: 953

Re: "Here I Stand. God Help Me, I Can Do No Other."

I very much enjoyed that - thanks for posting.
by SunbeltRed
08 Jul 2014, 13:47
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestions?
Replies: 37
Views: 2918

Re: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestio

Thanks Ray. Appreciate the feedback and good idea to not cite anything specifically, but help people understand in a more generalized tone.
by SunbeltRed
08 Jul 2014, 12:46
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestions?
Replies: 37
Views: 2918

Re: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestio

Also,

Does anyone have any good stats, or resource for stats on #'s related to gay LDS and depression or suicide? Was thinking I could offer some data points to help people empathize with the internal struggles our brothers and sisters deal with and how it affects their mental health.
by SunbeltRed
08 Jul 2014, 12:44
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestions?
Replies: 37
Views: 2918

Re: Giving a talk on SSM, Marriage, and Inclusion: Suggestio

Great thoughts everyone! Much appreciated and feel free to keep them coming.

If anyone would be interested I would be happy to post a copy of my talk here or send in a PM next week and would welcome some feedback. Let me know if interested.

-SBRed