As I am relative newcomer to this forum, everyone here was a mystery to me. What I have been doing is going back through the post histories.
Wednesday, you are an interesting person.
Cabin in the woods, you are about my age, where you live sounds beautiful, and I can sympathize with you about your children's views of their childhood. I also have experienced the intense loneliness that you have described, as I went from having hundreds of "friends" one day to none the next. This, although I am not disfellowshipped. Funny how fast they drop you if they think that you may be having some difficulty in the congregation.
Ironclaw, read your bio.as well, and enjoyed it.
Blondie, you seem so knowledgeable. Bet you were looked to for many comments in the Hall.
So many of you to read about. Some names I do not see as regular posters anymore.
I am glad I have this opportunity to "meet" everyone.
I have not been able to really post "my story" yet, for as I said, I am not disfellowshipped. Aside from the fact that I am inactive, I am (I guess) considered in somewhat good standing. I was in the truth for over thirty years. Was loyal, loyal, loyal. If not for the way my child was treated-made to read a scripture that she would burn in the fire with the devil and his angels-lied to, berated, etc., I would still be in, never looking on any sites. This, although I had nagging, creeping doubts. Thought it was me and my sinful nature!!!!