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True religion is the life we lead, not the creed we profess. - Louis Nizer

I will never be the person to tell someone else that if they don't believe as I do; they are doomed.  Not that my faith teaches that - but more so, because I have very strong and personal convictions that feels that's not accurate. We're all here on this earth, with different paths... different trials, struggles, ease's, joys, tribulations, etc. Every individual deserves the right to be thoughtful and mindful to whether or not they chose to believe or accept one thing vs another - each thing.

Religion, personally speaking, to me is a very huge thing for one to outwardly accept. While I consider myself a true believing member of the LDS church; I also know that there are error's in mans ways...

What matters most to me, is that in my heart of hearts, I know that I have a loving father in heaven, who understands my struggles, who knows me individually, and who truly intervenes in my life. I aim to live a good, moral life, not because my religion tells me to - but beca…
You know... in less than 12 hours (more like 11 hours and 17 minutes, eek!) I will be doing something that everyone who reads my blog is going to be WTF about.
I didn't tell a soul on this journey (except the soulfriend). I didn't write about it (at all), not even in mysterious manners until just recently. I didn't hint towards it on my facebook, I didn't cleverly leave quotes about it like I do on many 'dear' subjects.

I wanted, with every ounce of my being, to make sure that I knew what I was doing. That I was making an informed, PERSONAL decision, and one that was guided by nothing more than my belief in something. In fact, quite honestly in the process, I made a lot of mistakes. I struggled, I would fall to only be uplifted, I was given signs, I was given promptings, I ignored them and yet still somewhere within me that still small voice spoke.

I moved to Frederick on May 15th. Every Sunday since then I've actively gone to church - something missionary …