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In this third episode in this mini-series featuring Chris Kimball’s book Living on the Inside of the Edge, Chris and Val talk about dangers of MAGICAL THINKING and how pervasive this is in the LDS church. They discuss how compelling a transactional understanding of life might feel (as all people crave certainty) but how damaging this is when churches offer simple if/then promises that crumble for many of us when things fall apart. What follows failed promises made by well-meaning loved ones and churches? Not only the despair of the loss (the death, failed marriage, etc.) but also the despair that the whole system upon which one believes in God does not work. Friday’s closing episode of this series is a tender conversation about parenting on the edge. Chris and Valerie talk about fears that they have or have overcome in raising their children on the edge, knowing that others may well see them and/or their children as failures on the Mormon scoreboard. Info on how to subscribe to listen to Friday’s episode is directly below. See you there! —————————————————————————————————————— Helpful podcast-related resources:
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