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Reliving the First Vision

“When Joseph Smith was 14 years old, he wanted to know which church he should join, so he asked God in sincere prayer. In response to this prayer, God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ, appeared to Joseph and told him the true Church of Jesus Christ was not on the earth and They had chosen Joseph to restore it.”

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The Will of the Lord

Many Latter-day Saints I know have struggled with the recent “policy change” that labels same-sex couples “apostates” and bars their children from baptism. It strikes them, as it does me, as deliberately splitting families and punishing children for the actions of their parents. 1,575 more words


Sleepless Nights, Supernatural Experience, Life After the Church

It was nearly 5 in the morning when I went to bed, but even then, it took a good half an hour before I finally fell asleep. 1,658 more words

Finding Happiness

My Stream From the Mountain Top

I observe the stream and follow it up into the misty mountain. I can feel my life stream flowing from the mountain top. A stream available only to my memory. 6,230 more words


Just realized I'm truly a Christian.

Not a Mormon.

I’ve known my whole life I was being brainwashed. But only after a night as bad as this, a year.. I realize that my hunch was right. 74 more words

The Brethren Are Not Always Right

With the recent handbook leak and everyone on social media sharing their two cents about not letting the children of gay couples get baptized, I’ve noticed I’ve been rolling my eyes a lot more frequently as I read my news feed. 707 more words

Personal Apostasy? Or Personal Growth? My Journey

So due to the recent hoopla over the new LDS Church policy barring children of same-sex couples from getting baptized, I posted a few things on Facebook, most notably that 1) if this policy were put in place some 30-odd years ago, there’s a chance that neither my siblings nor myself would’ve gotten baptized, and 2)I’m glad I don’t have to justify this kind of thing anymore, since I left the Church. 3,048 more words