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A Relationship with Jesus

by  @ Hackman's Musings

If you travel in Evangelical circles, you will often hear them say things like "Christianity isn't a religion, it's a relationship" or "I'm not religious, I have a relationship with Jesus".But, of course, it is a religion and, no, it isn't a...(30 Jan)

How to show Your Best Online Casino from Zero to Hero

by admin @ Telestial State | The Absolute Worst Utah Has to Offer

The one who assumes that function for the needs of betting order in a sport, although another person is likely to be bodily dealing. In a money sport, when two gamers are concerned in a big pot, and one is all-in, they could comply with the deal for...(24 Jan)

Why It's Nearly Impossible To Sue The LDS Church For Fraud

by  @ Pure Mormonism

Previously, a replay: Did The Lord Choose Not To Anoint 'The Lord's Anointed'? At the right side of this page you'll see a list of the ten most popular blog posts on this forum. I have nothing to do with choosing these rankings; the posts...(22 Jan)

Dont Sit There! Start Import Services

by admin @ Telestial State | The Absolute Worst Utah Has to Offer

Chambers of commerce can offer information about different markets and business partners and direct you to relevant stories. Once you have chosen one or more markets of provide, look into potential trade companions and business contacts. The 9-11,...(20 Jan)

HBO's The Last of Us

by  @ Hackman's Musings

There has been a lot of hype over HBO's The Last of Us.My take on episode 1.  First half great, 2nd half boring.Mild spoilers ahead...They did what I feared... they skipped the middle.They start out with the introduction of the plague. ...(16 Jan)

Back in the Box

by  @ Hackman's Musings

"You need more faith!!"  is a common refrain in fundamental religious circles.  It is the cure shouted at every problem.  Issues of health, finances, questions about life... everything is about pushing you back into the framework.To...(16 Jan)

Alternatives To Freesports On Now Tv

by admin @ Telestial State | The Absolute Worst Utah Has to Offer

San Francisco Exploratorium creates modern palms-on exhibits that wow children – and their mothers and father. Journey to the San Diego Zoo, go to the Columbia River Gorge or hike up the facet of a Hawaiian volcano. Till then, a 5-level video...(16 Jan)

Sensitive Adult

by  @ Adult Onset Atheist

 Greeting readers.  I’ve been thinking about dusting off my blog for a couple years now.  All the reasons for distancing myself from it have all been defused and filed away. Still, I lacked any good reason to do it... at least until...(13 Jan)

The best "use-stuff-up" recipe ever: Knödel (dumplings) in veggie-cream-stew!!

by C. L. Hanson @ Letters from a broad...

This is my favorite recipe, mostly just because it's delicious -- but it's also great for fighting food waste!This recipe is especially for using up bread that has gone stale, and it's also a delicious way to use fresh vegetables, herbs, and...(11 Jan)

Feared, Pitied, and Honored

by  @ What I Think About

Note: In May 2021 I was asked to speak to a Jewish audience about what it has been like for me to be a gay Latter-day Saint. The following essay is what I shared with them. You can listen to me read it here. Feared, Pitied, and Honored After 11...(10 Jan)

A Very Special Totally Normal Christmas... Special!!!

by C. L. Hanson @ Letters from a broad...

 My kids and I finished up our latest Totally Normal Town episode -- our Christmas Special -- just in time for Christmas Eve!!(24 Dec)

State of the Me: 2022-2023

by C. L. Hanson @ Letters from a broad...

This year's "State of the Me" is probably going to be the most positive one so far in this whole series! I'd just like to remind readers that I started this series in January 2010 because I was depressed about moving from France to Switzerland and...(21 Dec)

Here's An Oldie But Goodie: Did The Lord Choose Not To Anoint 'The Lord's Anointed'?

by  @ Pure Mormonism

Previously: Don't Call Me A Right-WingerConnie and I had some new friends visit us last week who are relatively new readers of this blog and they told me they check in every day to see if there is anything new here. My intent is to post something...(18 Dec)

Jual Kolam Terpal

by Woven baju @ Service Unavailable

Jasa Jual Tepal - Terpal dapat dibeli oleh peternak dari toko peralatan bangunan, tetapi toko ini biasanya tidak menyediakan terpal dalam gulungan penuh, terutama dalam ukuran dan ketebalan yang tidak umum. karena plastik terpal biasanya hanya...(6 Dec)

Jual Kolam Terpal di Bandung

by Woven baju @ Service Unavailable

Jual Kolam Terpal di Bandung -  untuk harga murah kolam terpal di bandung diameter 2. Pembudidaya ikan lele telah menggunakan kolam terpal bundar sebagai alternatif hemat biaya dan hemat tempat dibandingkan tambak tradisional, terutama di...(6 Dec)

Don't Call Me A Right-Winger

by  @ Pure Mormonism

I have nothing in common with these two jerksPreviously: Politics and Religion Revisited                                             ...(30 Oct)

Hello world!

by Remy @ Mind on Fire | Religion, SF, and Other Speculative Fictions.

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!The post Hello world! first appeared on mind on fire.(11 Oct)

Profil Keuangan

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Remembering Alison

by  @ What I Think About

Last Friday I learned that my friend Alison had passed away earlier that morning. She was diagnosed with cancer just the week before and then she gone. She is one of a number of people who have opened their door to me and made their house my...(26 May)

She Doesn’t Dance Anymore

by  @ What I Think About

Alzheimer’s destroys a person slowly. The brain gradually builds up plaque and stops working little by little. It’s hard to notice the change when you’re around the person every day. But you notice when you’ve been away. Before this visit I...(15 May)

The reason there is no witnesses to the First Vision story

by creeksalmon @ The Truth about Mormonism

 1839: This is the official account of the First Vision, first published by Joseph Smith in the March 15th 1842 edition of the Times and Seasons. It appears in the Pearl of Great Price as Joseph Smith History. The account used here is...(29 Apr)

The future's so dark because I had to wear shades.

by  @ Adult Onset Atheist

 Monday morning, the day after the vernal equinox, my father died.  In the afternoon I went for a bike ride to search for some clarity and maybe a couple metaphors.  Despite my many failures as a son, and in my lifelong search for...(23 Mar)

Messing Around

by Montgomery Q @ Montgomery Q - The Saga

 The place I work has boring stock photos that they use in all their Powerpoint templates, so every time someone does a presentation, you see the same photos of people thinking and laughing and pondering their ancestry. So I started adding...(26 Jan)

Feverish Realizations

by Montgomery Q @ Montgomery Q - The Saga

When I was feverish from having a Covid booster I began to see things in the silly string spatters on the ceiling above my bed. "Why is there Silly String  spatters above your bed?" you may ask. Because I was testing some web shooters.The...(17 Jan)

Samson's life tells us Mormon's rules, Ordnances, principles are wrong

by creeksalmon @ The Truth about Mormonism

Samson never kept the LDS rules of no alcohol, baptism, short hair, etc and so didn't obey the covenants established by himself and God. He married pagan women so he didn't establish an eternal marriage yet is recorded in Hebrews 11 as a great man...(1 Jan)

2021 Designs I Had Fun WIth

by Montgomery Q @ Montgomery Q - The Saga

I created a banner/logo/agenda for a rally that had some famous names attending. I forget who, though. Once again, I had a lot of fun with a good client and friend, Fat Daddy. He let me do his Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas version of...(28 Dec)

by Unknown @ a dizzy life

Good day, all. It is almost a new year and I am reactivating this blog to continue making suggestions -- lame though they may be -- on how to handle the USPTO. Hello world! (22 Dec)

Canadian Thanksgiving

by  @ The Many Banes of My Existence by Alexis

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Letter to a man who literally changed my life

by Facsimilogos @ Facsimilogos

Hi Jim Wolfe,I love your material! Keep up the excellent work. I wanted to share with you how much your material means to me. I found AAKH, after searching desperately for some way to make sense out of what happened to me. It took some time for my...(7 Nov)

Notes on the Saturday Sessions

by  @ Against the Greater Light

Welcome back to the Conference Center, ladies and gentlemen.  Though it's eerily vacant past the first section of seats and the choir gallery is more sparsely populated than usual, we're back to the normal meeting place for general conferences...(28 Oct)

How Kennewick Man has Impaled Rodney Meldrum’s Heartlanders

by Simon Southerton @ Simon's DNA Musings

IntroductionIn July 1996, the skeleton of an ancient Native American washed out of the banks of the Columbia River in Kennewick Washington. Radiocarbon dating of a well preserved finger bone revealed the remains, now known as Kennewick Man or the...(9 Oct)

Holland and the Whole Same-Sex Topic

by  @ Against the Greater Light

Jeffrey R. Holland has made some waves recently with a lovely little speech given at BYU.  His apostolic jowls are all aquiver with righteous indignation over the issue of...well, he has some difficulty saying exactly what the issue is, but...(28 Aug)

𝗟𝘂𝗰𝗸𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗡𝗲𝗽𝗵𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗗𝗡𝗔 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝘆𝗮

by Simon Southerton @ Simon's DNA Musings

For decades, Mormon scholars at Brigham Young University have believed the Semitic Nephite civilisation and the Maya civilisation were one and the same. According to these apologists, archaeological ruins throughout Mesoamerica bear witness to this...(14 Aug)

𝗠𝘆 “𝗟𝗗𝗦 𝗰𝗵𝘂𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝗴𝗿𝗼𝘄𝘁𝗵” 𝗵𝗼𝗯𝗯𝘆 𝗵𝗼𝗿𝘀𝗲

by Simon Southerton @ Simon's DNA Musings

“If you get on a hobby horse it will ride you right out of the Church.”President Heber J. Grant I rode a DNA hobby horse out of the Mormon Church in 1998, after I discovered Native Americans and Polynesians have no ancient Jewish...(12 Aug)

Hill Cumorah Visitors Center

by  @ Against the Greater Light

I recently had a chance to visit a few of the church historical sites in Palmyra with a never-Mormon friend.  I have a few observations:The video that the missionary showed us in the visitors center began by mentioning that there were several...(11 Aug)

Mormon claims about Ezekiel 37: 15-17

by creeksalmon @ The Truth about Mormonism

 From Ezek. 37:15-17 Mormons claim: (1) the sticks are really scrolls; (2) the stick of Judah is the Bible; (3) the stick of Joseph is the B. of M.; and, (4) the joining of these sticks means the joining of two writings - the Bible and...(26 Jul)

My “New” Article with Interpreter

by David Bokovoy @ Worlds Without End

Well, that was interesting.  Following my last post, which expressed some public concerns regarding the recent Interpreter article addressing the Documentary Hypothesis, the editors decided to republish an essay I wrote over a decade ago...(30 Jun)

Apologetics and the Documentary Hypothesis: A Response

by David Bokovoy @ Worlds Without End

Since the 19th century, scholars have made exciting discoveries that shed significant light on the Bible. One of these findings is the fact that the first five books of the Hebrew Bible (Christian Old Testament) were not composed by a single...(21 May)

Who Is Still Here?

by TGD @ The Gay Dot

 A quick show of hands.  Who is still following this blog?   (leave a comment)I know it's a weird question since  the last time I posted was just over 5 years ago.  Now that Facebook, Twitter and other social networks have taken over and...(18 Feb)

THE END

by a @ Breaking Mormon

 If you have found this blog CONGRATULATIONS.  You were brave enough to look at something you know the church would rather you not.  This is an online book started in 2013 when I first decided to leave the Mormon church.  I wrote...(21 Jan)

What Happens Next?

by a @ Breaking Mormon

I was walking through a Wal-mart when I got the phone call.  I nearly knocked over a display of allergy medicine to pick it up.  The MRI was about a week ago and I waiting for the answer to, "am I going to die?" I remember laying in...(21 Jan)

My imprefect understanding of Taoism

by  @ Lair of the Sinister Porpoise

sinisterporpoise@yahoo.com(4 Dec)

Hello Again

by  @ The Many Banes of My Existence by Alexis

I've been away for quite some time. Part of the time I've actually been away. The remainder of the time I've merely been locked out of my blog.  Since then, I've at least regained access to the blog , so I have returned in some...(24 Nov)

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