Monday, August 16, 2010

Don Osmond: Limbo in a singles' world

"I don't belong here anymore."

This thought runs through my mind on a Sunday occasion.

Now engaged and still attending the local singles' congregation, I'm feeling a self-imposed ostracism.

Don't get me wrong … I'm not saying that I'm neglected by my fellow ward members. No! Rather, it seems as though this engagement time has me experiencing limbo in a singles' world.

Obviously, singles' wards cater to the needs of maidens and bachelors — as they should. Events occur nightly throughout the week focused to help singles mix, mingle and find an eternal companion: family home evenings, institute dances, mixers, ward prayer. You name the day, there's an event happening that night.

So … what if you've already found your "one and only"?

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