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…

Simple Woman


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Outside My Window

Noah Glenoak 2018

It was a wet week and all of the sports trails and fields were saturated. Noah ran the last cross country meet of his season last weekend and did pretty well despite the nasty conditions!

I am thinking...

about what cemetery I want to visit this week as I work on the indulgence for November. I am blessed to have a number of beautiful cemeteries near me.

I am thankful...
that I am going to have a little time to travel this month with Mr. Pete. 

I am pondering...

If polls even mean anything any more. Two years ago, the media had us convinced that Hilary Clinton was going to be the next president. This year they are trying to convince us that there will be a blue wave. I don't believe it but the only poll that really matters is the one on Tuesday at the polls. 

One of my Favorite Things...

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This little girl turned 5 last week. She played soccer this season very well and all by herself!  She didn't need any of us to run beside her. She has become so independent!

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In the kitchen...

Trying this one out today. 

I am wearing...
Black running pants, black shirt and gray hoodie. 

I am going...
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From the Learning Rooms...
Miss C.
Five In A Row

Preschool Books that I got during the Build Your Bundle Sale including 
Preschool Skills by Bonnie Rose

A quote to share...

“Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” 
― Abraham Lincoln

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