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…

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Homeschoolers might be interested to note that the Ultimate Homeschool Expo 2010 is online now!

It is a homeschool convention that comes to your house with over 35 speakers, a virtual vendor hall, free gifts, special offers and lots of Mp3 downloads.

And even though today is the third day, you won't have missed anything, because everything is saved and available for you! I still have links from 2008 that I continue to refer to!

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