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  • galaxyofchoices
    Thank you very much for your help. As each explanation or thought comes across my email box, I understand more and more. Thanks again to all. Marsha ... But
    Message 1 of 8 , Nov 30, 2007
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      Thank you very much for your help. As each explanation or thought
      comes across my email box, I understand more and more.

      Thanks again to all.
      Marsha



      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, "ewema99" <ewema99@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hi Marsha -
      > I am LDS. I know it may seem disturbing for some people to think we
      > are sealing our non-Mormon relatives together for the eternities.
      But
      > it isn't that at all. We are providing the ordinance and the
      > relatives have the CHOICE to decide if they want to accept it or
      not.
      > God gave us all our free agency and we as LDS value that highly -
      we
      > would never take that away from our relatives (nobody even has that
      > power to take it away.)
      >
      > It's an offer we make - they can accept it or not.
      > I've provided the ordinance for some of my own relatives that I am
      > pretty sure won't accept it. But how do I know for 100% sure? I
      don't
      > want to get to the other side and have them upset because I didn't
      do
      > the work while I had a chance. People change. We LDS beleive that
      > this life is just a part of our eternal progression...maybe our
      > relatives didn't like each other here and NOW, but will want to be
      > together eventally....we beleive that ordinance work has to be done
      > IN CASE they want to ever accept it.
      >
      > Hope this helps you understand. Feel free to ask any more questions.
      > Catherine
      >
      > --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, "galaxyofchoices"
      > <bakerhen@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Diane,
      > > I'm the person who asked this question and it is on one of my
      > > ancestors information and I don't understand why when there is
      500
      > > years difference. How could the person in 1945 known what the
      > > ancestors would have wanted, it's not like they called them up.
      > I've
      > > seen this other places as well.
      > > I know what you mean about some people not wanting to be near
      each
      > > other in the afterlife. lol......
      > >
      > > Marsha
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, Dianne Planeta
      > > <littledi1030@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I have seen this on some of my family also who were
      > > > not Morman. Why would this be done on non-Morman
      > > > families. Just curious, I know some people who
      > > > wouldn't want to be any where near each other in the
      > > > after life. LOL
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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      > >
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