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Gragh. I forgot that NPR is doing the Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church this morning.

Blee. Already I need to change the channel.*

Also debating leaving one of the LJ communities I have been reading. I am seriously tired of the bullshit I've been reading under the flag of... well. Apparently, according to these people, I am not a feminist. It is far too early in the morning to be getting angry about this stuff. -.-


* I am an ex Mormon. I was raised in the faith. I respect that other ex Mormons have very negative feelings about the church. I'm not really sure how I feel myself. This is not an invitation for Mormon bashing; I'm very uncomfortable discussing it. Please respect that.

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datahawk
Dec. 6th, 2011 03:05 pm (UTC)
Our new roommate is recovering mormon (much like I'm a recovered catholic) and she's much the same as you in regards to the church, she doesn't hate it like so many ex mormons do and you won't generally find her bashing it either. Currently she's trying to find herself and based on her upbringing, it's not as simple as one may think.

Actually most of the ex mormons I know are all 'bah whatever' about the mormon faith. They don't hate it, they just don't agree with it.
enveri
Dec. 6th, 2011 03:11 pm (UTC)
Yeah. I don't hate it, it's just not the path I want to follow in my life; like all faiths, it has its good points and bad points.

It bothers me though when people that know NOTHING about the faith other than what they've heard through popular media or rumors start running their mouths or talking smack or speculating. Hi, I don't go up to Catholics and make disrespectful remarks about the eucharist, show me the same courtesy! (I'm actually most angry at someone that isn't reading this entry, I realize. I think I'm just angry in general this morning.)

Also. MISS YOU!!!!! <3
datahawk
Dec. 6th, 2011 03:48 pm (UTC)
Miss you too!! It was good to see Bren last month, but you were certainly missed!
enveri
Dec. 6th, 2011 03:54 pm (UTC)
We're going to try and be in town over New Years. I demand hugs if I manage to see you. :D
datahawk
Dec. 6th, 2011 04:09 pm (UTC)
I think that can be arranged. Paul and I are still trying to work out what we are doing for New years, or where we will be. *hug*
enveri
Dec. 6th, 2011 04:11 pm (UTC)
I think we're planning on renting a car, as some of the people we want to see (looking at you, feren and lady_curmudgeon are not doing the Wuffmeet thing, and.. SO! Have car. Will travel. Will collect many hugs. YES. :D
datahawk
Dec. 6th, 2011 04:21 pm (UTC)
Yis! You need to come see the New New Ohana. Ohana, the rose red edition. :D
enveri
Dec. 6th, 2011 04:23 pm (UTC)
Oooh. YES!

We'll talk. :D
datahawk
Dec. 6th, 2011 04:26 pm (UTC)
Just let me know. My number hasn't changed :D
enveri
Dec. 6th, 2011 04:39 pm (UTC)
Will do! Also, funfact! The person in your icon is in Boston this week to participate in the lighting of the tree ceremony.

Also, one of my coworkers used to babysit his sisters. >.>
datahawk
Dec. 6th, 2011 04:54 pm (UTC)
That's funny considering I think he lives in Cali now.

My best friend's aunt used to babysit for Michael Jordan's kids. :)
neowolf2
Dec. 7th, 2011 02:48 am (UTC)
You know, it's totally bizarre that the guild I did Rift with, and am going to so SWTOR with, is named Ohana.

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