Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back
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Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back
17 years as a Closeted Gay Adult Mormon Revisited
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Mitt Romney's Faith

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The God of Mitt Romney: Why do some claim he’s not Christian?
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Part 5 of 7: Abortion, Christopher Columbus, Evolution, My journey to Atheism continues!

Part 5 of 7: Abortion, Christopher Columbus, Evolution, My journey to Atheism continues! | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
It is going to be difficult to put this all in exact order of how I arrived at the conclusion that I was an Atheist. I think there are people who are born and from the beginning you sense that they...
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My Personal Experience, Documented in my Journal that the Second Annointing is Real. Mormons truly believe that Jesus Appears to Faithful Members in the Temple.

My Personal Experience, Documented in my Journal that the Second Annointing is Real. Mormons truly believe that Jesus Appears to Faithful Members in the Temple. | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
My Journal entry from May 7, 1985 indcates that a member who had received his Second Anointing, shared this sacred rite with me as I was entering the Mission Field. Of course I read all about in in...
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Mormons Get a “get out of jail free card” this week. Mormon’s don’t believe Bible is the LITERAL Word of God, only 2.7 Million Americans do!

Mormons Get a “get out of jail free card” this week. Mormon’s don’t believe Bible is the LITERAL Word of God, only 2.7 Million Americans do! | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
We believe the Bible to be the revealed Word of God, fully and verbally inspired of God. We believe the Scriptures to be the inerrant, infallible Word of God, as found within the 66 books from Gene...
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A History of LDS Politics

A History of LDS Politics | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
If he were elected, would the LDS church influence President Mitt Romney to administer its agenda?
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Mormon Studies Attracts More Scholars and Attention

Mormon Studies Attracts More Scholars and Attention | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
For decades, Mormonism was largely ignored by scholars, but a growing cadre of academics find that studying the church can offer new views of religion and the modern world.
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“I had a secret weapon for curing my gayness, the Gospel-I hoped I was HIV negative, paranoid of not knowing. I had a lot of gay sex.

May 21, 1985 I really got into reading the Book Of Mormon today. I am reading in Mosiah. I’ve never gotten so much out of anything I’ve read. There is no way that this is not inspired. ...
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Part Four: Never intended to lie to Shelley, the Kids, the Bishop or God. I was left with no choice, the coward in me saw no choice.

Part Four: Never intended to lie to Shelley, the Kids, the Bishop or God. I was left with no choice, the coward in me saw no choice. | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
Alone, completely and totally alone with the one thing I could not control The only person left for me to talk to when the price became to high to talk to my spiritual advisers was God. I get offen...
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Part Two: “You could have left me 10 years ealier, I could have been free 10 years earlier”

“You could have left me 10 years earlier, I could have been free 10 years earlier” “Yes”, I meekly answered, “but we would not have had Hillary or Felicity”, the...
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Father Writes Nasty Letter to His Son After Hearing that He Is Gay

Father Writes Nasty Letter to His Son After Hearing that He Is Gay | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
Photography by NHOPHOTOS; Chicago, IL The media has been abuzz about a father's letter to his gay son. The father uses words such as; "degrading" and  "unnatural" to describe his son's lifestyle.
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The Camelot Years as a Mormon: “Sorry, I am not an Angel of Satan”

The Camelot Years as a Mormon: “Sorry, I am not an Angel of Satan” | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
You can imagine the hate that comes from people who are supposed to be God’s Chief Love Officers.  It comes, and in response often I can be pretty acerbic and witty.  Sometimes my Mormon an...
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Late and Chronic Lyme Disease: Symptom Overlap with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia

Late and Chronic Lyme Disease: Symptom Overlap with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
The diagnosis of Lyme Disease rests heavily on the clinical symptomatology.
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Mitt Romney, Mormon Cousin Speaks Out!

Mitt Romney, Mormon Cousin Speaks Out! | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
The page dedicated to Mitt Romney and Mormonism...
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Ex-Mormon Mavens

Ex-Mormon Mavens | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
No one on this blog is under any obligation to avoid light-mindedness, loud laughter or evil speaking of the Lord's anointed...
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Part 6 of 7: ‘oh that is just a theory’, Identifies you as a person with only an eighth grade education, who lacks critical thinking skills, read on and learn why

For me, learning was, is, and will always be the single most exciting thing I can do as a human. When I joined the Mormon Church at 19, I loved the church. I was excited to have answers to life&#82...
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A New Vision for the Mormon Faith: Some say, “You Just Hate Mormons”, actually I just want my friends and Mormon family to be apart of my life.

“No I don’t hate Mormon’s its complicated, but here are thoughts inspired by the Facebook Group Mormon Stories Podcast:  Over the next few weeks I will be adding their stories to ...
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Mitt Romney’s Influence Felt By Mormon Apologist As The Mormon’s Hunt Them Down and Publicly Excommunicate Them

Mitt Romney’s Influence Felt By Mormon Apologist As The Mormon’s Hunt Them Down and Publicly Excommunicate Them | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
Below is an excerpt http://www.postmormon.org/exp_e/index.php/discussions/viewthread/34853 ;   This is a happening right now in  the Mormon Church with it’s members, those who support and expo...
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Book of Mormon Difficulties, Contradictions and Explanations

Book of Mormon Difficulties, Contradictions and Explanations | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
Many Mormons are unaware of the perplexing and genuine problems contained in the Book of Mormon text and as a result, are usually unable to effectively dialogue with critics without resorting to faith-based claims.
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I was saved, I was chosen before I could get sick and die, to share the Gospel. Purely Magical Thinking. Wishful thinking. Desperate thinking.

May 26, 1985 Today was our last Sunday here at the MTC and our (all) district was asked to stand and bear our testimonies. The SainT Paul District went first, then ours the Thibadauex District. (If...
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If you’re a Straight Man, Close Your Eyes and Walk into a Woman’s Shower: stripped fully bare, naked, ignored….

May 15, 1985 Dear Journal, When I wrote in my journal I was writing to God, to my future children, to those who would be faithful to the word of God.  These writings were my prayers.  My prayers, m...
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Part Three: I Am A Coward, A Total Fucking Coward

For seven long years I had fought against this moment.  Sitting in that car next to that young hot surfer, staring into his eyes at his bronzed body, watching him fervently stroking his cock, him l...
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The Universe Demanded a Deal from a Monster and a Coward: 10 years was the best I could do?

The Universe Demanded a Deal from a Monster and a Coward: 10 years was the best I could do? | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
“You could have set me free 10 years Earlier” The Universe demanded a deal, I should have included her….  Last week I had a talk with Shelly, my ex-wife, mother of our four children.  We talk a lot...
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Pictures of Remodel After the Flood: Do you like the modern Cowboy decor?

Pictures of Remodel After the Flood: Do you like the modern Cowboy decor? | Diary of a Gay Mormon Missionary: An Atheist Looks Back | Scoop.it
 The Great Room from the interior balcony! The floors are cherry.
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