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So, I went to my disciplinary council....
By g1rlie
11/19/2012 7:46:16 AM
I am now on formal probation. There are restrictions, like I cannot take the sacrament or hold a temple recommend at this time. Also, I am not supposed to offer public prayer. I was told that if I have any more contact with Greg, I will probably be disfellowshipped.

But...

I think I can do this. I really believe I am able to. I believe I have strength through God. Why? Well, I've deactivated my Facebook, emails, I'm in the process of changing my phone number (customer service has been very busy because of the hurricane). I know of a different parking lot at my job that Greg doesn't know about. But, I only know how to access that parking lot from the inside of the building. If I wander around one night at work, I can figure out how to get to that parking lot from the street. Additionally, I've let management at my work and the Union know to not let Greg in the building while I'm working.

Also, I was instructed to not even acknowledge Greg if I ever see him again.

Plus, the things I've been doing in my personal life are helping to minimize temptation. Now, I still get tempted, but I am now able to bear the temptation, whereas I could not before. Truly, I feel I am changing from the inside out.

I just wish I would have known the things I know now a looooooooooong time ago. Couldn't figure out how to overcome temptation. Now, I've learned how to do this.

Comments:

Great Job!    
"Happy for you and your progress! You can do this!"
posted at 08:45:05 on November 19, 2012 by chefdalet
Good!    
"You have made wonderful progress. You are helping others now. Congratulations."
posted at 01:00:49 on November 20, 2012 by Hero
Thanks:)    
"It's been really difficult and I have a long road ahead of me."
posted at 15:52:07 on November 20, 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