Joint Accredited with multiple accreditations, including:. And of course we have been taughtвby Brigham Young, at leastвthat even when Christ comes during the Millenium there will be those who will not accept him as their Savior even if they accept him as the leader of the world. YOUR prayers are just as efficacious as a priesthood holders are.
But then when we do spend time together I have an absolute blast and everything just goes so well that I end up liking him even more. Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. I can second this, as a lifelong utahn this is why I simply have a "no mormons" policy for dating. Word to the wise, wait a day or two. If you think your girlfriend's resistance to being exposed to anything critical of Mormonism sounds cult-like, you are right. If you do attend parties like that, expect her to drink 7-Up and volunteer as the designated driver, and to be completely repulsed if you drink too much. Talk about issues with Jehovah's Witnesses etc. So that may be the end of it there. Odds are majorly against this dude.
There are a million fish in the sea and it makes no sense to choose one with whom you are not religiously compatible. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page. Good Questions to Ask Someone. He is toning down his opinions and ocd ways a little, to be fair to him, I try to ignore the strong opinions, and him rearranging things. Thank you for having this blog. I'm so glad we waited until now instead of jumping into it right then, because I have learned a ton and the learning curve of being with a doctor is far more steep than it is to be with someone who is not married to their job. Be prepared for divorce. No doubt that all rightetous persons will accept Christ but not everyone that dies will be righteous. Dating in your teenage years will help you learn the kinds of things you value in another person. At what age do you baptize.
And yet when retirement comes up in the conversation, its a definite "not while I have the skills "- 75 maybe. Just remember that you chose one another. She is considered "an old maid" by Mormon standards, so she may be willing to marry you--hoping you will convert someday --but she will constantly be reminded that your marriage is inferior to the "Eternal Families" of sealed Mormons, and she will fear dying and never seeing her loved ones again. Having married over the course of my life not one but two wonderful non-Mormon men one Jewish and one low-church ProtestantI can say that my own spirituality has been profoundly deepened and enriched by the perspective that these two God-fearing and spiritually mature people offered me, and by my participation in the observances of their traditions. I was so incredibly supportive of him and his career. Sometimes I think I'II get crazy or dipressed. She still lives in her hometown though. Thanks for sharing your story. You are too young to deal with this.