Monthly Archives: December 2011

Honesty or Deception??

How honest does Elder L Tom Perry want us to be? “In speaking about the church, we do not try to make it sound better than it is. We do not need to spin our message, we need to communicate … Continue reading

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Beliefs based on Damnable Lies

I’m not interested in arguing with a view to convert another person to my opinion. I respect everyone’s right to believe. I’m just posting my personal experience of deconversion from a superstitious belief system, which until recently I ‘knew’ to … Continue reading

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Are Beliefs the same as Facts

The Church has a duty as ‘God’s kingdom’ on earth to be truthful & explain the facts regarding its divine origins clearly, thoroughly & unambiguously, which it cannot do, because the facts would speak for themselves. In my opinion the … Continue reading

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Watch “Healing Through Barefoot Running” on YouTube

Michael Sandler is inspiring. He runs because he runs barefoot! Many people who never thought they could run again are doing so by changing to barefoot running. I’m one of them. With a permanent hip injury myself, every time I … Continue reading

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Compassion for those who leave

I presented this talk to the ward members in sacrament meeting as an attempt at helping to prepare them for my upcoming resignation as their Bishop. Knowing that compassion eases one’s own pain I hoped it would ease the members … Continue reading

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Resignation letter as Bishop sent to Stake President

This was my official letter of resignation as Bishop of Helston Ward sent to the Stake President on 11th January 2011 Dear President M_________ Firstly, please may I thank you for your amazing example and love. I feel your love … Continue reading

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Letter to Ward members re: resignation as their bishop January 2011

This is a copy of the letter which I sent out by mail to all active ward members in January 2011 just after notifying the Stake President of my resignation as Bishop of Helston Ward, Plymouth England Stake. I felt … Continue reading

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