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I Am Mormon

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    I Believe

    I was born and raised a mormon. I'm an inactive Mormon but I still believe in the teachings, the ideals. I believe the Joesph Smith was a prophet and all that jazz. I just havn't been going to church latly because it feels exgsusting to me, spiritualy. I feel God should be a...
    PureEvil PureEvil 18-21, F Dec 6, 2011

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    This is the one thing I have been able to count

    on when everything is gone. God. His thoughts in mine, his light, and his words. I wouldn't be alive without this gospel. I don't want to know where I'd be without its teachings. I have a purpose to grow and to learn. I cannot lose myself like my father did. I understand, but...
    blondemelody blondemelody 16-17, F Feb 3

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    Inactive But Still Strong.

    I was born and raised in the church. I did enjoy going to church every Sunday and going to mutual, and I even enjoyed going to girls camp, even though I am super shy and quiet. It was just recently that things got pretty bad. Me, not the church. In October of 2011, I got...
    monaroo97071 monaroo97071 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    I don't respect mormons whatsoever,

    all you do is force people to get married. Have multiple wife's and are untrue to Loving them. And have little girls get married?! Mormons wake up and get a grip. I don't care whatever the heck you heard from the "bible" and what not, what you do is wrong.
    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 6

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    1 Corinthians 7, An Answer To My Distressed Prayers

    While reading the scriptures, things can stand out to us that apply to us and our lives. For this reason, scriptures can be what we call "manifold" meaning that one verse can take on many different meanings as according to what's going on within our lives. This is not to say that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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    A Second Endowment Does Not Seal Eternal Life

    I personally believe that a person's calling and election is NOT made sure through a second endowment. I believe this because we are saved by grace, and not works, lest any man should boast because of works. Thus, Prophets cannot seal this great blessing through temple work. This...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 9, 2012

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    Calling And Election Made Sure

    I've done a LOT of research on this topic and have found no reliable sources that state as to how this is done. It has bothered me up to no end! I've had some very sacred experiences as a young teen long years before I ever heard the name of this church. I've been trying to make...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 29, 2012

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    A Light In the Darkness

    I'm the only active member in my family, so it gets hard sometimes, but I always find comfort in the scriptures and prayer.
    krisca krisca 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2008

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    I am an active member of The Church of Jesus

    Christ a Latter Day Saints. I don't care if you judge me because your judgement is going to bring me down. Our beliefs, are out beliefs. Nothing will ever change that. Read the Book of Mormon you will understand our goal, our beliefs, our LIVES! Yes there are some people out...
    DDanaaax3 DDanaaax3 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Can I Wait?

    So I am going to be 16 in 7 months (May) and I REALLY like this guy... the rule is wait until your 16 but... I don't want to, or know if I can... And I let it slip to one of my Molly Mormon friends, that I may be dating him soon, and she totally freaked, now I am super afraid of...
    LosingFaithWithEveryStep LosingFaithWithEveryStep 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    Help Me. Please

    I broke up with my girlfriend of 3 years 6 months ago because I felt I needed to be closer to God.. I felt she was pulling me from him. 2 weeks later she killed herself in front of me, jumped off the school. My story is on my profile. I miss her so terribly, I feel I can't go on...
    BrokenBeatofaBrokenHeart BrokenBeatofaBrokenHeart 16-17, M 7 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Circumcision

    The Bible discourages circumcising Gentiles who are grown adults. This is because being circumcised is not a necessity to enter into the kingdom of heaven as the Jews previously thought. And the Jews previously thought a man had to be circumcised to enter into heaven because it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Mormon Struggling With Life, Bulimia, and An Inactive Family Member

    Hey guys! Well as the heading said I am a member, but I am also strugging with various things in my life. One would be that I don't know what to do with my life, I am in high school, and you're probably thinking that I would want to go to BYU and then get married and then have...
    arod80 arod80 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    Ok...

    I didn't think I'd have to be the first one to write but I guess someone should. Yes I am a Mormon...wow it's been a long time since I've said that. I was baptized when I was 13. I was the first person in my family to do so. A year later my mom and step dad and little sister...
    pepsi21addict pepsi21addict 21-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2007

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    Women And The Priesthood---my Personal Beliefs

    I would to share this with the world because I believe with all my heart that the gender roles within mortality will pass away in immortality as the world becomes new. For as 1 Cornithians 7:31 in the Bible states, the fashions of this world shall pass away! All things shall be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 8, 2012

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    I'm Going To The Temple!!

    :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)::)))))):)):):):):):):):):):)::::::))::::):)):):):):)))))):)::):):)):)::)yeah that pretty much it...
    collegelady95 collegelady95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2012

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    Yeah, I Am Not Momon,

    My boyfriend is Mormon, I was raised as a Liberal Christian Protestant, But I choose to be and Orthadox Quaker. I really don't understand why there is so many limitations, in the mormon religion. Like how you are allowed to kiss but not passionatly? Before we...
    wnbwja6 wnbwja6 16-18, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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    Revealing Mysteries Is Not Just For The Prophets

    I want to share some knowledge with you of something I discovered recently. The prophets teach that we can only have personal revelations. This is true for all persons except for those who have their calling and election made sure. Let me explain... Partaking of the fruit of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 11, 2012

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    I guess you can say that I'm "devout"

    or a "TBM (True-Believing-Mormon." But I allow myself to be skeptical and to question things because that's what the doctrine has taught me to be and to do.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Yeah. That's Right.

    I am. I'm proud to admit it. Mormonism, despite many false accusations, is a lovely religion to be a part of. We have a fantastic prophet, who just... I dunno... has an aura of goodness just by seeing him on television during one of our general conferences. We have families, that...
    gamermikelds gamermikelds 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 7, 2012

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    Grumpy Mormon

    I was raised in the Church and have a firm personal conviction of the Restoration of the Gospel.  I served a mission and love watching General Coference.  But I feel like I'm an inactive waiting to happen.  For pretty much the last fifteen years I've felt like an...
    Foltor Foltor 31-35, M 10 Responses Aug 19, 2007

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    Counsel For Young Missionaries And Youth Of The Church

    Inspiration: 1 Corinthians 7 and earnest prayer to know the truth behind these things. If a young man wants to best prepare for a mission, then he must have no girlfriends. Having a girlfriend is the same as pairing up no matter what you might rationalize. Therefore, have only...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 7, 2012

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    What's In a Name?

    I am Mormon and have been raised in the church. As i get older, I am building my testimony of the gospel and its presence in my life is a constant comfort and guidance that I am eternally grateful for. The only thing is that I absolutely hate the term 'Mormon'. I feel like it is...
    FiendFyre FiendFyre 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    I Need Help!

    Hello! I got bapitsed on August 4th, and I've been keeping the word of wisdom and the commandments to heart as much as possible. But as for the five words of wisdom, we cannot drink Tea or Coffee. D & C 89:7 : And again, strong drinks are not for the belly, but for the washing...
    XxberrysweetxX XxberrysweetxX 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Seminary

    ok so iride there with this guy and it's really nice so i dont mind waking up at 4:30. but today he didnt show up and he didnt even call to let me no he wasn't coming. ughh but i guess beggers cant be choosers because in actuallity he doesnt have to come at all so thank god for...
    collegelady95 collegelady95 18-21, F Mar 5, 2012

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    Not Just Another Mormon

    Well, how sweet is this, a group of LDS people on a BLog... well, i was raised in the church, my parents converted when i was 2 years old, and i've been attending church, activities, and other things ever since.... Right now i'm quite excited to be going to EFY (Especially for...
    plainjanewishes plainjanewishes 16-17 1 Response May 26, 2008

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    Umm...

    I'm trying to understand what it is like being mormon and exactly what you guys believe and what different rules/standards you have to follow. Can someone please explain, thanks:)
    Mybfwearscombatboots Mybfwearscombatboots 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    I Am A Daughter Of God

    Awhile ago, I was lost. I didn't know who I was. I lost my faith in God and thought I could do it all on my own. I was so wrong. I made mistakes, many mistakes. I watched the boy I love recover from some serious mistakes he made and repent and saw how happy he is now. I got down...
    DragonsAreReal DragonsAreReal 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2012

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    I love everything about it,

    and with all my heart and soul I know that I will never leave the church. It means more than anything to me. It's who I am.
    QueenofBrooklyn QueenofBrooklyn 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Post-mission

    Hey guys, I just got back from serving my mission in Chile. It was one of the greatest experiences ever in my life! I saw the Hand of God so much during that time. Well now I'm just chilling at home wondering if anyone would like to chat. I have a lot of freetime at the moment.
    warriorofchaos20 warriorofchaos20 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm a 14 year old gay Mormon, living in the moral prison that is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I'm stuck in a repressive religion that demonizes homosexuals. My...
    blondynamo blondynamo 13-15, M 8 Responses Sep 7

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    Today I went to a Mormon church and let me tell you, the people and teachings are amazing! They greet you and make you feel more welcome to their environment and the community will...
    LittlestTwily LittlestTwily 13-15, M Sep 7

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    It is a cult! It is by facts! You can't deny it!
    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    Just when I think it's all behind me I feel the anger and confusion creeping up behind me again. There will always be unanswered questions and more to learn about this so called...
    GoldenPoppy GoldenPoppy 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Technically I belong to the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. So yeah I'm a mormon. Yes mormons are christians. I dont care wha anyome esle thinls I believe in Jesus...
    peachlove516 peachlove516 13-15, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    Okay I need your help guys. I went into the second day of anime club today, and this really cute girl asks if she can sit by me and a say sure. After the official stuff the anime...
    gradyjellyneck gradyjellyneck 18-21, M 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a 14 year old gay Mormon, living in the moral prison that is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I'm stuck in a repressive religion that demonizes homosexuals. My...
    blondynamo blondynamo 13-15, M 7 Responses Sep 7

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    I know my girlfriend doesn't truly love me in my heart I truly know she doesn't love me without a doubt I truly know However she doesn't love me in the sense personality wise...
    ticklon ticklon 16-17, M a week ago

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    I have been avoiding Mormon missionaries and Jehovah witnesses that walk by my apartment. Haven't been to church in a long time, but I read my daily bible plan on my bible app and...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Sometimes I think quite deeply about those age old questions. You know you get the Jehovah's people knock on your door, or they are set up with a stand at a train station. Or it's...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was 17 when I lost my virginity to my boyfriend of 6 months. His family is highly religious (mormon), and I had a fear of sex. It wasn't like the passionate love making you see...
    thattallchick thattallchick 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 20

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    I watched "Electrick Children" on Netflix a few weeks ago. Its about a teenage Mormon girl from a fundamentalist sect who believes she has been impregnated by listening to a song...
    wanderingfaery wanderingfaery 26-30, F Sep 1

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    There is a girl, she is nearly a year younger than me. I met her several years ago, but I dismissed my feelings purely because she is straight. Each encounter I have with her is...
    Caotl Caotl 16-17, F Sep 2

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    it impossible to relate all religions (except for Mormons and scientologists). The different beliefs by different people dont just make any sense with the evolution of man. Muslims...
    ishansaha24 ishansaha24 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Will the Church that Jesus said He will build take in all the denominations that abound amongst the protestants, will the Roman Catholic Church be the only way in which man can be...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 5 Responses a week ago

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