Joseph Smith, The First Vision, and My Excommunication
I had doubted, shortly after being excommunicated, that I would seek to be readmitted to the Church through baptism.
In all honesty, I knew I could go to Church, sit with my family, and be a part of the Church community without having to enter into that covenant. I had felt the forgiveness from the Lord, I had begun to repair things with my family as we sought healing together, and the Lord helped me escape behavior…read more
I am a Returned Member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after years of semi-activity and excommunication. I am a husband and father to three, and an advocate to an infant daughter with down syndrome, Congenital Heart Defects and other disabilities. I graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Communication, Public Relations, minoring in Military Science at Southern Utah University. I gained a love of writing as a trained Public Affairs Officer for the U.S. Army, and a love for the plain and simple doctrines of the Church through enduring hard things.
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