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Question about step 1
By Malibu
10/26/2012 4:12:46 PM
If the body is controled by the spirit does it mean our spirit has become too week
To fight our bodies without gods help? Or does it mean only through gods help can our spirit recognize how strong it really is? Don't mean to split hairs just trying to understand. Bottom line is I know I can't beat this on my own. But trying to figure exactly where my effort should be. I understand letting go but having hard time letting go and at same time trying harder. Insight would be helpful. Day 4.

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Ps. I made initial    
"Contact with my Bishop"
posted at 16:14:28 on October 26, 2012 by Malibu
Great Job!    
"I like this talk by Robert Millett.

https://www.lds.org/ensign/1992/06/putting-off-the-natural-man-an-enemy-to-god?lang=eng"
posted at 19:40:52 on October 26, 2012 by chefdalet
To me, it does...    
"But if and when I do things that invite the Spirit of God into my life, then He can burn away my dross in the refiner's fire.

But, at least for me, it is taking a lot of work to invite the Spirit into my life because I've spent too much time serving a lower power instead of my Higher Power. Trying to serve the Higher Power now, instead."
posted at 06:57:13 on October 27, 2012 by G1rlie


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"Lucifer will do all in his power to keep you captive. You are familiar with his strategy. He whispers: “No one will ever know.” “Just one more time.” “You can’t change; you have tried before and failed.” “It’s too late; you’ve gone too far.” Don’t let him discourage you. When you take the path that climbs, that harder path of the Savior, there are rewards along the way. When you do something right, when you resist temptation, when you meet a goal, you will feel very good about it. It is a very different kind of feeling than you have when you violate commandments—an altogether different feeling. It brings a measure of peace and comfort and provides encouragement to press on. "

— Richard G. Scott

General Conference May 1990