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8 years ago
icanseethelight
My birth mother thinks luciferians are now running the church, although she still believes. Go figure.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Our communication is getting better all the time. Undoing 20 years of passive aggresive programming and behavior does not happen overnight. I am looking forward to the next phase of my exodus, and the honesty that comes with it. I am just frustrated that she is digging in now for the sake of digging in. She has read her scriptures more in the past 6 months than she has since we have gotte
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
After slowly escalating over the past 3 days. Wifey "I am not changing my mind. I have devoted my entire life to making sure that you and the kids are with me forever, it is my whole reason for existence." Me: "But Joseph Smith was a liar, you even agree that the Book of Abraham should not be scripture." Wifey: "Well you are a liar too." Me: "I do n
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
love this post.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
I know exactly where you are coming from. My wife knows of my disbelief but will not look at why. She has asked me to go to church to "keep up appearances" but this is leading to me performing blessings, ordaining, and doing other things that I just do not believe in anymore, although I think it is hilarious how "spiritual and helpful" all my blessing have been. I have told
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
I will never forget "Lucy". I read it at age 15. Made me think. The first time I put something on the cog dis shelf.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Oh, I was thinking of it as a name only Mormon. i.e. This is my tribe and where I am comfortable. No cog dis. This should be below.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
When I see people agree with me and start nodding their heads it brings me joy. I know several people who feel better about there doubt because I am open about things and question culture constantly. Maybe I am helping someone else to have the courage to peek out from underneath the sack. I know I will eventually have to go for good... But for now, it is enough.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Not regularly, but I do enjoy it and have my license. I live in the 'Boro and come down there two times a month or more
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
I Am a future exmo more than likely. I ajustad not in denial about it.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
I am a NOM. I have fun with it. Today at church my home teacher who knows my beliefs said it was good to see me with my garments on.(my shirt was unbuttoned to a couple of buttons, never wear a tie). I told him nothing else was clean. I do get frustrated, but when I do I just bring up some wildly controversial topic to make everyone uncomfortable.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Give yourself a better name. Calling yourself a traitor is a negative connotation. They are the bad guys not you. It should be Mormon Freedom Fighter or some such. Only the loser gets called a traitor and you are winning!!
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
You still have not done enough. Feel guilt.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Thank you. I like to pretend I am an enlightened being;)
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Eric when you are in Chattanooga, let me know. I travel there regularly and would love to shake your hand, buy you a cup of whatever you drink, and tell you thank you.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Loved it
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Another thread inspired me to start this one. My wife is in RS presidency and I am going to get her to try and do the Mrs. Butterworth, just so I can watch the eye rolls. That is hilarious. So on to the survey: What is the most ridiculous thing you were ever asked to do as a TBM? While not that riduculous I recently was an auctioneer for a RS activity where they had points to spend b
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Listening to the mIssion pres. Tell a faith promoting story, complete with tears, followed by instruction on how to be a better member missionaries; pray, be a good example, we are on the middle of a mlemon moment. Gag. "and to those naysayers pattern your lives after Christ. I just threw up in my mouth a little.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
I used to have sex in the chapel, a lot. My dad always had keys to the church so I always had someplace to go.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
So I let my home teacher come over because I like him. He is a great, humble guy and I consider him a friend. He was the first person I went to when I decided that I counldn't do it anymore, so he knows my feelings. We BS'd for a while and then he gave his "lesson" on service, told anecdotes about how he never feels like he is doing enough, and my wife agreed, said we could always
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
After being in and out of the faith my whole life, I finally took the bag off my head (that analogy is somewhere on this site)...also refers to me seeing my wife able to leave at some point.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
I was thinking the same thing today. For those in the Morridor it is hard to explain the fear and disdain the bible belt has of mormons. They are nice and social, and will still be your friend, but don't put one in charge, that's against Jesus, and you can't go against Jesus.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Yes and no. I have left more than once
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
n/t
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
This is my last post because I do not want to hijack the thread. Badgirl. You are still calling me an alcoholic. Alcoholism is a serious disease that is a chemical dependency. I drink. Huge difference.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
six. Three to hold a presidency meeting and pray about who to call to "bulb changer", one to organize the activity where the bulb will be changed, one to make a casserole for the activity, and one to change the bulb.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
um...no. I go for months without drinking. I have no need for it. Sometimes I enjoy the buzz but mostly it is social. But using alcohol most of my life has made it so more alcohol is needed to affect my cognitive and motor skills. It really pisses me off that people make the assumption if you use, you abuse.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
I need to pee now. And I pee A LOT when I drink. And my tolerance is stupid high now, but I drank heavily as a child.
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
Ok, this reminds me of the time I lent a vhs tape(it was a while ago) to my dad to watch a movie I recorded. He came to me later and said to be careful what I was lending that there was porn after the movie(my dad is HARDCORE TBM). I then asked...it wasn't us(me and my wife) was it? To which he stood in stunned silence. I have not heard any preaching about porn since. Sorry ronas, I
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8 years ago
icanseethelight
I do it by focusing on a single candle, I then send everything into the candle, my emotions, my problems, my joy, so it is just a floating candle in a black void. Then I see how long I can keep anything from intruding.
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