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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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    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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    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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    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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    unp12 unp12 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 6 Responses Aug 25, 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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    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 1 Response Nov 12

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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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    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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    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 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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    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'm Going To The Temple!!

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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have many family members who are Mormons, and sometimes when I'm staying with my dad I attend the Mormon Church. I'll explain how it goes. For the first hour, three or four...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    There is only one God, we truly need to understand this in this world today. we need to stop with the, My God and your God bit. I was raised Lutheran, then tried Catholic...
    bhaktagerald bhaktagerald 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 26

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    Many years ago, I felt like I wanted to be a minister, so I sent off to the Universal Life Church (Modesto, California) and got my fool self "ordained". That is perhaps one of the...
    harridan harridan 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    Growing up was pretty glorious It was painful too I had 8 sisters, 2 brothers and my mum I also had a crazy step-dad, paranoid schizophrenic Mormon My family apart from my step-dad...
    Ikonoclastia Ikonoclastia 41-45 1 Response Oct 29

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    So I've got my own theory of everything. I was Mormon for awhile, raised Lutheran, and my great grandma was Jehovah witness. I've come to the conclusion that all the world...
    starkizzed21 starkizzed21 22-25, F Oct 31

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    My wife and I are Jack-Mormon and looking for a sister wife. We are young, laid back, educated and have two kiddos. If you are interested in this sort of thing shoot us a message!
    polygynous polygynous 22-25 Nov 2

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    I, in the '70s, I took a course called Aquarian Metaphysics from a fellow named Dallas E. Turner of Reno, Nevada. The course contained such info as how to communicate with the...
    harridan harridan 61-65, M Nov 4

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    Don't know what a CROSSDEESSER is? Gee, it's a new religion that believes in Mormon/Hindu/stanist/ beliefs!
    Studdleywizbi Studdleywizbi 18-21, M Nov 7

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    ​It's sad when you notice the human race rejects anything dissimilar. It seems to be what the movie Divergent is about. You see that throughout history societies saw people who...
    zeusandwich zeusandwich 16-17, M Nov 9

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    I had one, but we don't go to the same school anymore, and she was mormon, so she wasn't quite as open as I was about LGBT, sex, or politics/policies that the LDS don't agree with...
    laracomn laracomn 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    I am definitely the black sheep of my family, I stick out like a sore thumb. I don't know why or how I got to be so different from my family, but it has become rather strenuous on...
    DrKittyNinjaBunny DrKittyNinjaBunny 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Hello everyone! I haven't posted anything on this experience group or just experience project in general for awhile, but I just feel like so much has happened since I posted my...
    Garebear131 Garebear131 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "Book of Mormon" is hilarious! But my favourite musical has to be "Phantom of the Opera"
    sjwhit sjwhit 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Just a friendly holiday reminder The Book of Mormon is clear on this: "God wants us to ****."
    hypersex1111 hypersex1111 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    A Joke My Husband Told Me There were 4 Mormon fathers who met at a tavern on a Saturday night. They started discussing how proud they were of their families and they could leave...
    FortressV FortressV 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am proud to announce I am Mormon, and I respect every living thing. I want to be on this app to have fun not to be creeped out by creepy people. So please don't be creepy, be...
    UriahIsMine4Ever UriahIsMine4Ever 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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