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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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Learning to use my DSLR has certainly had a learning curve. I went from using a quicky Instamatic type camera to getting a Pentax K2000. I've also been learning to use my camera phone and editing sites like PicMonkey and iPiccy.  I'm happier with my shots than when I first started. Photography is a skill to learn and there's always more to know!
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I've learned a few techniques that I am confident with and moved out of manual mode. I'm even more confident with editing but there's always more to know!
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