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by Nonny
Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Special Meeting S Idaho
Replies: 7
Views: 293

Re: Special Meeting S Idaho

My guess is this is a Shakespeare meeting...you know... MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING If something amazing happens you will find out about it. The reality is that it is probably a 'special meeting' to create a buzz and drive up attendance because if they said that it was a meeting with a general authority...
by Nonny
Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Lurking EXMOs and TBMs in Extended Family
Replies: 4
Views: 123

Re: Lurking EXMOs and TBMs in Extended Family

That's so cool.
by Nonny
Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Why People Leave the Church and Never Come Back
Replies: 19
Views: 497

Re: Why People Leave the Church and Never Come Back

lostinmiddlemormonism wrote:
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:12 pm
For me the answer is quite simple. The church is not what it claims to be.

The problem with the church is that it is not what it claims to be. Everything else is just window dressing.

-lost
Excellent summation. I'm saving this post.
by Nonny
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: I'm battling some depression
Replies: 22
Views: 486

Re: I'm battling some depression

Oh, Thoughtful, I have been thinking about you since I read your post earlier, and wondering what I could you say that would be helpful. You have helped so many NOMs and others with your well thought out words. Now it is time for you to be on the receiving end. Nothing I can say is something you don...
by Nonny
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Gen Con Sat Morning Discussion
Replies: 47
Views: 1104

Re: Gen Con Sat Morning Discussion

Liberal Mormon wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:09 pm
I can hardly wait to hear Oaks's talk.
Liberal Mormon! Are you back? How have you been?
Unless you are a new member with a familiar sounding user name, then welcome!
by Nonny
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: The Church messes with TBMs too--Updated
Replies: 17
Views: 549

Re: The Church messes with TBMs too

TBM friends- mostly active, no real NOM tendencies. Wife is primary chorister, husband is in Sunday school presidency. Youngest son just turned 8- and they have his baptism planned for this upcoming weekend. Family flying in from Utah, invitations sent. But at the Bishops interview last week the Bi...
by Nonny
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Birthdays, winners, and a thermometer?
Replies: 13
Views: 320

Re: Birthdays, winners, and a thermometer?

Pure gold, Corsair.
by Nonny
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I'm back
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: I'm back

Hey. Good to see the lost returning. Are you still blogging? I always enjoyed your writing and words of wisdom.
by Nonny
Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Saturday Afternoon NOMfrence
Replies: 38
Views: 892

Re: Saturday Afternoon NOMfrence

Excellent! Outstanding! Exceptional!

If you don't agree talk to your SP.

Oh, and TSM is still alive, contrary to what you may have heard.
by Nonny
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Just found out my son resigned...
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: Just found out my son resigned...

In the same boat here. My daughter resigned not long ago and I am unsure whether she has told her dad. I asked her if she wanted me to tell him, and she said she didn't care. She is not planning to make a big announcement about it, and since she is an adult, it is her choice. I don't feel like it is...
by Nonny
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Letter to Bishop
Replies: 27
Views: 755

Re: Letter to Bishop

That is an excellent letter. Your sincerity and friendship apparent. You have been traveling down this road for six years and have been a valued member of the community. I sometimes wonder why once members know the truth about your beliefs, suddenly it changes the relationship. You haven't changed, ...
by Nonny
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Doctrinal Discussion
Topic: Houston Temple flooded
Replies: 11
Views: 402

Re: Houston Temple flooded

But then....if the church is still true regardless of which way the disaster goes....why broadcast the apparently miraculous events in the first place? That wouldn't be using the tool of sensationalism to manipulate members would it? :? Crazy, huh? This strategy works in numerous scenarios. Heads I...
by Nonny
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: End of Summer Confession Time
Replies: 57
Views: 1851

Re: End of Summer Confession Time

Love chai!
by Nonny
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Not going back
Replies: 16
Views: 683

Re: Not going back

I don't know if I want to bump this thread up again, but I do want to acknowledge all the responses here. Some great points. FiveFingerMneumonic: I read Bagley's article and it reflects the way I look at the trek now. Red Ryder and others: What I would like to accomplish is to be able to just state ...
by Nonny
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: End of Summer Confession Time
Replies: 57
Views: 1851

Re: End of Summer Confession Time

Fun thread. Only new sins that we started this summer? I mean, I have lots of old sins. But new this summer? I will have to confess to sloth. See, we have this lovely deck overlooking Bear Lake and it is so nice to just sit and watch the lake shift color as clouds drift by, watch the hummingbirds f...
by Nonny
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Not going back
Replies: 16
Views: 683

Re: Not going back

Thanks to you all for you supportive comments. It takes a long time for me to get the strength to bring up sensitive subjects. But I am getting better at it with practice. I hardly think anything on my end will change at all, since this is how I have been living internally for a really long time. Wr...
by Nonny
Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Not going back
Replies: 16
Views: 683

Not going back

I'm feeling strongly that it is time to tell dh that I will never be returning to belief in the LDS church. I thought I'd run my ideas past more objective eyes here before I take that plunge. "I don't see myself ever coming back to a belief in the church. After 18 years of studying and thinking abou...
by Nonny
Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: New tack for explaining my disbelief: lack of trust
Replies: 17
Views: 544

Re: New tack for explaining my disbelief: lack of trust

Great list.

I recently listened to Apostle Coup d'etat podcast by Radio Free Mormon / Mormon Discussion. Some fascinating new myths and deceptions discovered there.
by Nonny
Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: Haven't Bought Garments in over 10 Years - Help me out
Replies: 13
Views: 350

Re: Haven't Bought Garments in over 10 Years - Help me out

There is also a wicking fabric that is meant for those living in humid climates. I can't verify the effectiveness however. Either the website or the lady at the counter can give you the details. If there's a distribution center near the temple (often in back of the nearest Deseret Book) he is going ...
by Nonny
Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Doctrinal Discussion
Topic: Temple work for the dead
Replies: 36
Views: 1271

Re: Temple work for the dead

LostMormon wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:43 pm
I think God is going to be pretty busy in the millennium fixing everyones screw ups.
Ain't that the truth!
The whole idea of doing ordinances for someone who is dead is ridiculous. As if God requIres, or is obliged to honor, rote ceremonies performed with earthly water and secret handshakes.