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Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 02-08-2009, 01:52 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

My husband has considerately requested for me to stop participating in this forum. My history with the LC is not shared together so he feels left out and also believes it is the past so should remain...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 02-05-2009, 10:39 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

The details were not mired in the trauma. It happened just as I have said it happened. No more, no less. It was what it was. How many times must I say this?

Your suspicion is exactly that. I was...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 02-02-2009, 10:45 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

Actually being "too straight" is not the real problem with the paragraph in
your post #1191. (Note: I am putting below a copy which I still had of that
paragraph because it was removed from post...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-31-2009, 11:07 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

Thanks for providing these artifacts. I read the transcript and shook my head. So strange. Dear Lord, did I sit through this? How could I sit through this? gag

I remember meeting attendence...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-31-2009, 09:58 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

Thanks for providing more facts about what the meetings were about. I never understood the concept, and still don't. Is there anyone on this forum that happened to go through one of these perfecting...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-31-2009, 06:18 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

Fyi… The Perfecting Training was a video-taped event just like other trainings, but it occurred once a week. WL sat behind a desk facing the camera in what looked very much like the Tonight Show set....
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-31-2009, 01:57 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

Don, I appreciate the words of apology you have written, but do you really get it. I mean, really get it. You wrote in a post to Overflow, “I do regret needing to speak so plainly and bluntly.” The...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-30-2009, 08:56 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

I beilieve I was accidentally put in the address here. I never brought out Don's need or not need to apologize to his family; Nor, did I question his fathering.

Again, think I was addressed on...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-30-2009, 08:38 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

Several others have posted that no one implied "it was rampant". I just want to clarify that I never said "it was rampant". I am not on a side, except the side of truth. I never said, or insinuated...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-29-2009, 08:32 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

Hope, do you think you own this forum? I’ve been following your posts and it seems that if anyone disagrees with you, you try to shame them down and out. When they stop posting, you talk about them...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-29-2009, 03:41 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

What the bazooka! I am mad at the denial and lies. At the same time I don't even think this is worthy of response it is so absurd. I'd like to get my mom and dad on here as witness, but I won't...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-16-2009, 08:19 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

I read this yesterday and wanted to respond, but took a day of break to meditate and pray about what to write. To this comment, "It would help if some names were clearly mentioned in this case and...
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 01-09-2009, 10:47 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: Where DO we go from here?

Just wanted to say I surely did not intend on speaking of anyone without them being present. I was speaking more about what James had to say in his last days. They are my friends and I have very...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-09-2009, 10:35 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

Hi juliep,
I just wanted to say hello and was happy to see your post appear on the forum. We were friends once upon a time as teenagers in the LC... let's see I am 48, so that would be more than 30...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 01-09-2009, 10:12 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: The LCS Factor

Hi Matt,

I too have been consumed with work and family. But, also, I was doing much better before encountering some of the strife and wrangling on the forum. Maybe I was looking for more of a...
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 09-21-2008, 12:31 PM
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Posted By blessD
Re: Where DO we go from here?

I was extremely close to the Barber family and consider them extended family. They are one of the main reasons I married who I married (though it ended in divorce). I count the LC directly...
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 09-21-2008, 11:25 AM
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Posted By blessD
Re: "Wrecked, Ruined?"

Keep the Faith. Don't give up. Keep knocking and He will open the door. Keep asking and He will answer.

We will all be praying for you and your husband.

Sometimes, when I was really down and...
Forum: Oh Lord, Where Do We Go From Here? 09-21-2008, 11:16 AM
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Posted By blessD
Re: "Wrecked, Ruined?"

Many years ago, my parents were seriously thinking about and dealing with the terrible ways many of their children had been treated by different saints and elders. They were aware it was wrong. My...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 09-19-2008, 11:11 PM
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Posted By blessD
Duck Test

After I left the local churches, I spent time (20 years) visiting and becoming involved in all types of churches (not all at once). I was seeking to find the truth on many points.

I don't see much...
Forum: Suggestions and Feedback 09-08-2008, 10:52 PM
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Posted By blessD
Well spoken... I second that

Well spoken... I second that
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 09-07-2008, 02:03 PM
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Posted By blessD
Amen!!!! Spoken well.

Amen!!!! Spoken well.
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 09-06-2008, 07:05 AM
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Posted By blessD
My attractions to the LC were: firstly, so I...

My attractions to the LC were: firstly, so I would be accepted by my parents and make them happy; secondly, friends encouraged me to go (friends that I had made when other LC families came to dinner...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 09-04-2008, 02:27 PM
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Posted By blessD
I believe Hope and want to say to everyone - Hope...

I believe Hope and want to say to everyone - Hope was not there. I do not "lump" him in the group. He had a reputation of being a friend to the teenagers in the LC during that time period.
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 09-04-2008, 12:28 AM
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Posted By blessD
OK, since it got brought up again. I was bothered...

OK, since it got brought up again. I was bothered by how you, Hope, addressed me. It felt like this...

I DON'T BELIEVE A WORD OF WHAT YOU SAID AND I WILL PROCEED TO FIND HOLES IN YOUR SUPPOSED...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 09-04-2008, 12:01 AM
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Posted By blessD
May I add a note of caution, in all kindness. ...

May I add a note of caution, in all kindness. This may not be your case, but just a warning. I, and many others, were proud to say these very things at one time. Boy, what lessons in humility I...
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