"I sent in my resignation letter and, of course, got the dodge letter first. I chose to go in and tell them that they could either do as I asked and remove my name from the records or excommunicate me for heresies that I would choose to commit,…"
"I am not sure about the laws in Ireland, but here it is different. I hope it is uneventful and mundane.
There has been many discussions about Tithing recovery. While I think the monies are received by fraudulent means, the United States Supreme…"
"well if they send anyone around that is not a bishop or a stake president then they will have breeched confidentiality as set out in my letter, if they speak to my brother about it then it's the same thing and if they do anything other than…"
I can almost guarantee they will say something. if all they say is that you requested to have your name removed without going into detail or attempting to hold a church court, there isn't much you can do. however if they question him on…"
Sorry for the late response, I have been rather busy lately.
I was very specific that I wanted no contact and other than letters, they respected that. but it did take several letters to get the job done.
My mother was the most devastated.…"
"Debbie, well put! we were typing nearly the same thing at the same time. however your post was more informative and eloquent than mine LOL
Yes Larry, as you can see from two people, from two different places in the country, the story is the same..."
I do want to say that in religious fundamentalism, you will likely see the same thing, it isn't unique to mormonism. Most of the people I know/knew, the women were highly respected. Their roles are in my opinion bronze aged, but all the…"
Yes, the Mormon church is very patriarchal. If you look into the doctrine, it is very clear that women are of lesser value. Women require a man to "pull them through" the veil into the highest kingdom of heaven. They cannot do it on…"
"My entire family, bar one brother who has recently been drawn back into the church, have sent off their resignation letters. I found a great one online that I've adapted to my own personal circumstances and attached below. I also adapted an…"
I would recomend you send a formal letter resigning from the church, have them sign for it. feel free to friend me here and I would be happy to share my letters with you. I finally got my "you are out" letter this week. almost three…"
Hey,There is a podcast called irreligiosophy that is two ex-mormon hosts. I found them and was listening to current episodes and they mentioned that they are former mormons, so I looked into previous episodes. They have some great LDS history and topics that some of us might find interesting. You can find them at http://www.irreligiosophy.com/Also, if you didn't know, Mr. Deity is an ExMo too.See More
"Alabama same sex bigotry strikes again. Republican Rep. DuWayne Bridges has drafted a bill to deny funding to public colleges if they offer employee benefits to same-sex couples. What a jerk!