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The Futility and Brutality of Mormon Excommunication

We should stand up in defence of the most vulnerable in society including those who may question the prevailing dogma within their group identity.  Continue reading

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Former Mormon Bishop of Helston may have been secretly excommunicated for speaking publicly about issues in the Church

I’m in shock at discovering that I’ve either been secretly excommunicated in my absence, or my name has been removed from Church records without my approval in an effort to extinguish my cultural identity because they consider me an apostate. Continue reading

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Parable of The Fake Doctor (or a reason Ex-Mormons reach out to Mormon friends)

This parable by Henry Lions explains the motivations of ex-Mormons, in spite of the Mormon Church leaders trying to disparage their actions by oft repeated phrases like “you have left the church, but you can’t leave the church alone.” The … Continue reading

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As The Pendulum Swings: When Doubts and Questions Arise: A Response

Doubts do not destroy faith, hope, or the family. Lying does. Lying about the history of the church destroys faith and hope. A repugnant culture of being dubious of anyone who even attempts to question the the church, its doctrines, or its leaders destroys faith and hope. Doubting hurts no one, unless the things that the person is doubting are truth claims that have been revealed to not be truths at all. Continue reading

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Truth Or Tribalism? Reasons For A Global Initiative For Truth

Originally posted on truth will prevail:
TRUTH OR TRIBALISM? On this day, 19th July, in 1837, Heber Chase Kimball and six other Latter-day Saint elders disembarked at Liverpool, being the first Mormon missionaries to be sent anywhere outside of North…

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Is Dissent Tantamount To Apostasy

“Neither fear of consequence nor any kind of coercion should ever be used to secure uniformity of thought in the Church. People should express their problems and opinions and be unafraid to think without fear of ill consequences. We must preserve freedom of the mind in the church and resist all efforts to suppress it.” Continue reading

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Our Beliefs Blind Us To Reality

“The eye only sees what the mind is prepared to accept” ~ Robertson Davies Continue reading

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