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9 Things That Helped Me Survive My Faith Crisis

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“What is the probability of you staying active in the Church for the next five years?”

My heart dropped because this was the first time in my whole life I did not see my future in the Church. I did not know how to answer my friend but somehow I think my silence answered the question.

I never pictured myself losing my testimony. This is the story of how I lost and regained my testimony.

The process to regain my testimony was not easy. In fact, I would not say my testimony is back to the point it used to be, but these are the ways I survived my faith crisis.

1. Don’t stop reading the Book of Mormon. This one was surprisingly hard for me. I would open the Book of Mormon hoping to feel peace and I would find more questions and more doubts.

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You may also want to check out Planted: Belief and Belonging in an Age of Doubt for more resources and information on this topic.

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