You go to the Bishop and say "Hi, Bishop, hows it going?" and see where it leads from there.
Just start talking. George ----- Original Message ----- From: "Stacy Smith" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 5:47 PM Subject: RE: [ZION] Gripe session > I haven't spoken one word with my current bishop since a certain incident > happened in our ward. How do I somehow break the stalemate? > > Stacy. > > > > > >Heidi Page: > > > > > Okay, we're in this new branch ... > > > >Stay cool. Every ward and branch is different. > > > > > Am I just being too nit-picky here? > > > >I don't think it really matters. About the only thing you > >or I could do is set an example when called on to pray, or > >include it in a lesson we might be asked to give. > > > > > ... that brother ... continues to try to make what I feel > > > is too-close contact. > > > >Either stick your hand out as if you wanted to shake his, or > >just pull your arm away. > > > >If the meeting wasn't in progress, you could say "Hello, dear" > >and turn around all puckered up as if you were going to kiss > >your husband. Then, on recognizing it wasn't, add, "Eeww, yuck." > > > > > His wife already doesn't like me; > > > >Make a deal with her. Tell her if her husband will quit making > >passes at you, you will smile more often at her. > > > > > She said something in class that wasn't correct ... > > > >Just ask questions, then. "Didn't [insert name] once say ... " > >" Doesn't [insert scripture reference] say [read scripture]." > > > >If that doesn't work, ask to teach Primary or the youth Sunday > >School class. > > > > > I prefer to be on good terms with all my fellow ward/branch > > > members, > > > >The gospel is still true. It is the people in the Church that > >aren't always so. That's why there is a difference between > >the gospel and the Church. > > > > > Thanks for listening to my gripe session... > > > >We weren't in the foyer, were we? Oh, good. > > > >Larry Jackson > > > > > > > >________________________________________________________________ > >The best thing to hit the internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! > >Surf the web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! > >Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today! > > > >/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// > >/// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > >/// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > >/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // > > > > > > > > > >--- > >Incoming mail is certified Virus Free. > >Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). > >Version: 6.0.489 / Virus Database: 288 - Release Date: 06/10/2003 > > //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // > /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// / > > > > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^================================================================ This email was sent to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] TOPICA - Start your own email discussion group. FREE! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/create/index2.html ==^================================================================