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I Am Mormon

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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, 2014

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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 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    LenapeYengwe LenapeYengwe 31-35 4 days ago

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    However, I am a bad mormon.

    I don't and never will give any money to church, I don't pray, I don't believe in any miracles or gods, and I eat whatever I please, but the idea of marrying more than one woman resonates with my beliefs, therefore I chose to be a mormon, although, as I mentioned above, I'm not...
    EvGenius EvGenius 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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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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    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 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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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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    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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    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 6 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2014

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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 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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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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    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 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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    Any Mormon guys want to talk about anything

    other than sex? Like... The gospel? Life? Missions? Honestly. :)
    Hunnylovie Hunnylovie 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Jan 8, 2014

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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 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Last night I read an article that helped me understand so much pain I have gone through since high school until no, a year away from graduating college. - It seems the Mormon and...
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I know its not the Bible, but here is a scripture from the Book of Mormon: "And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ . . ." 2 Nephi...
    Tototwo Tototwo 56-60, F 4 days ago

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    Defining " heaven " as the promised kingdom of God. Varied Beliefs The human spirit resists the idea that everything we have learned, everything that we have achieved, and...
    churinga churinga 70+, M a week ago

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    Yay junk food and cartoons all day!!!! Ok.. After I Pay bills, wash and fold laundry, poop-scoop the lawn, mow, fix the broken track in the silverware drawer, to UPS store the...
    UnderwaterTeaParty UnderwaterTeaParty 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Earlier this summer I was headed towards the bus stop and I spotted two Mormons going door to door in the apartment complex where I live. I pretended not to see them and kept a...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Life sucks right now.... I'm 14, my family on both sides are all Mormon and they judge and disrespect lgbt people my own sister said she hates all gay people, I'm done being...
    drakec drakec 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 20

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    Mormon Conversation- Manti Pageant 2015 CARM.org
    PMWhite PMWhite 31-35, M Aug 16

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    I come to the Atheist Experience to vent and get possible support from other non religious people. I left the Christian Apocalyptic Cult over ten years ago because I was done. I...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Yes, there is a group for this. It feels like I'm the only one :(
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F Aug 15

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    This isn't about me. It's about my sister. She said she was ovulating the day her and her boyfriend had sex. And her last period ended the day before they did it. She said that...
    Needainternetbestie Needainternetbestie 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I don't think he's "evil" or the "antichrist," and I think all that stuff about him being a Muslim terrorist is bullcrap, and I find it hilarious when people call him a "Muslim...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Amongst my friends I know Christians, Pagans, Wiccans, Atheists, Agnostics and even a Mormon or two :) Just because people are different doesn't mean we can't get along with them...
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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