So this morning I received my Ensign in the mail, and flipped to an article about using the internet to spread the gospel, and I came across this passage:
"As you participate in this conversation and utilize the tools of new media, remember who you are-Latter day Saints. Remember, as the proverb states, that "a soft answer turneth away wrath: but grevious words stir up anger" (proverbs 15:1) And remember contention is of the devil (see 3 nephi 11:29) There is no need to argue or contend with others regarding our beliefs. There is no need to become defensive or belligerent. Our position is solid; the church is true. We simply need to have a conversation, as friends in the same room would have, always guided by the promptings of the Spirit and constantly remembering the Atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ, which reminds us of how precious are the children of our Father in Heaven. "
After reading that statement, my heart sank. I felt horrible for the things I wrote about in my last post, and I realized I did them primarily out of anger. And I didn't stop to consider her feelings on the situation. Yes, she made me mad, but I think in her heart she was feeling like she was doing us a favor. So I apologize to those who read it, I want our blog to be positive and reflect the kind of people Kory and I are. I hope all will forgive and forget
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