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My Faith Journey Part 2

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This year I decided I really wanted to go back to my confirmation retreats although I have been confirmed for about 2 years now. It was a great decision. The weekend was fun and a great change of pace. Although I enjoyed and looked forward to going on the retreats when in the program there was still some element of having to… Read more »

TEY @ Gettysburg

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A whole week of deep discussions and of lots of play time, of time to breath and making new friends. In the midst of what is turning out to be a very long and fairly tiring summer, this one week in Gettysburg was just what I needed. Along with 17 other pretty cool Lutheran teenagers and some amazing adults, I… Read more »

A Lost Trinity? – The Journey, The Test, The Celebration

It’s May.  So it’s spring.  Thus we’re nearing the end of the school year.  And this year, the end of the school year in this house promises to be more chaotic than most years.  With an 8th grader and a 12th grader, it’s going to double the extra chaos.  Plans are being worked out and finalized, calendar slots filled in,… Read more »

A Hero’s(?) Journey

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 A few weekends ago, our whole family attended one of my daughter’s confirmation retreats.  The theme of the weekend was “Sacraments and Sacramentals”.  The context in which these topics were discussed was the “Hero’s Journey” monomyth pattern identified by Joseph Campbell. At the end of the weekend, we were given the assignment to “write an essay discussing our faith journey” with… Read more »

A Faith Journey with a Late Start

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I’m pretty sure I had a very late start on my faith journey compared to others of my generation.  I know I was baptized in the Catholic Church, I’m sure as an infant as I’ve been told it was important to my father.  That was pretty much the extent of church for me as a child.  I remember my maternal Grandmother sometimes… Read more »