Writing a letter to your confirmation candidate

It seems that one of the biggest events in confirmation preparation in this country is the letters of support to be given to the confirmation candidates during their mandatory retreats.

I have three such letters saved on this blog:

Confirmation letter to my daughterConfirmation letter to my fourth sonConfirmation letter to to my third son
I've asked my children what they remember about the letter they got from me and their dad, and also what they remembered about the letters they received. 
The answer was not much, or at least nothing specific. In general they were happy to have gotten a bag full of letters and there was a sense of feeling loved and supported. I guess that's the main thing - for them to have a sense that this is an important step in their spiritual growth, and that people they know, love and respect have taken the time out of their lives to let them know that! So here are some tips on procuring and writing letters for young confirmation candidates. Start thinkin…

My Domestic Church Daily Clips 03/10/2010

  • "But, what about those day-to-day fluctuations in body weight the diet industry mentions? Won't those fluctuations skew your weigh-in measurements? Brown answers, "You simply learn to take the fluctuations into account. It doesn't mean you ignore weighing in. These fluctuations are usually caused by water retention and changes in gastrointestinal contents. My book, The Body Fat Guide, shows you how to separate these types of fluctuations from changes in your muscle and body fat levels."

    "Remember," summarizes Brown, "it only takes 1 day to gain body fat or lose muscle! Why wait a whole week to measure it? Weight management is a day-by-day process. The sooner you are able to see your weight going off track, the sooner you can take action to get back on track.""

    tags: weightloss, diet

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